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USA | No to the U.S. Intervention and Attempted Coup in Venezuela!

The following resolution was adopted by the Delegates Meeting of the San Francisco Labor Council (AFL-CIO) on Monday, February 11, 2019.

Whereas, Trump administration officials have openly declared their intention to overthrow the democratically elected government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro; and

Emmanuel Macron, Pedro Sanchez, Angela Merkel and Theresa May Have No Right to Issue an Ultimatum to Venezuela

by Eric Toussaint, Joaldo Dominguez

On Saturday 26 January 2019, Emmanuel Macron, Pedro Sánchez, and Angela Merkel, followed by Theresa May, gave the government of Venezuela eight days within which to call elections. If the government of Venezuela does not comply with this order by then, Macron, Sánchez, Merkel and May have announced that they will recognize Juan Guaidó, who declared himself president of Venezuela on 23 January 2019.

7 things you need to know about Venezuela coup attempt

by Robin Winkel

As Western leaders impose more sanctions and ultimatums, Robin Winkel explains why we must oppose foreign intervention in Venezuela

1It doesn’t matter how many ultimatums the US or European leaders put on Venezuela. Venezuelans don’t need their former imperial masters and others to tell them to hold elections. Who leads the country is determined only by the population. It doesn’t matter how many countries support the opposition – it doesn’t give them a mandate to rule.

USA | U.S. Labor Against the War

Statement on U.S. Intervention in Venezuela

January 27, 2019

“Hands Off Venezuela”

U.S. Labor Against the War opposes the Trump Administration intervention in the internal affairs of Venezuela.

UK | Venezuela in the shadow of Trump

by Sean Ledwith

The current political crisis in Venezuela is threatening to escalate into a full-blown superpower confrontation. Trump’s outrageous support for an unelected so-called ‘Interim President’ over the actual elected President has taken the situation in the country onto a completely new level of risk. Trump‘s backing for Juan Guaido as President without any mandate from the Venezuelan people has met with a hostile reception from both the Russian and Chinese governments. Moscow and Beijing have issued explicit statements condemning Trump’s provocative action and reiterated their support for the embattled regime of Nicolas Maduro, which is facing a rising tide of civil unrest and economic dislocation.