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Pompeo Demands End to Maduro’s ‘Tyranny’ as Guiado Leaves for Colombia for Further Instructions

WASHINGTON, D.C./BOGOTA – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated his oft-repeated call for the removal of the sole legitimate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from office on Monday. “The world must continue to support the Venezuelan people’s efforts to restore their democracy and put an end to Maduro’s tyranny, which harms millions of Venezuelans, and […]

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Pompeo ‘applauds’ Colombia’s violent response to peaceful protests

By Adriaan Alsema – Columbia Reports US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “applauded” Colombia’s President Ivan Duque‘s response to anti-government protests on Monday despite mass reports of human rights violations. Pompeo made the controversial statement during a visit to the South American country where he will attend a regional anti-terrorism summit and meet with Venezuelan opposition […]

Human Rights Watch Admits: A Coup Occurred in Bolivia

New York, United States – Human Rights Watch (HRW) stated the series of developments that led to the resignation of Bolivia’s former president Evo Morales constituted a coup, raising the alarm about human rights abuses by the country’s military at the time. Jose Miguel Vivanco, the director of Americas division of the Human Rights Watch, […]

Morales: US ‘Aid’ to Bolivia in 2020 Proves its Role in the Coup

BUENOS AIRES – Bolivia’s former President Evo Morales said on Wednesday the recently announced US assistance to the interim government of Jeanine Anez in 2020 proves Washington’s involvement in his ouster. “This is further evidence of the participation of the United States government in the coup. They want us to be their backyard again,” Morales […]

Maduro Ridicules Pompeo for Backing the now Irrelevant Guaido

CARACAS – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a “failed clown” after the US official congratulated the country’s opposition figure Juan Guaido for claiming reelection as “parliament speaker”. In a state TV address on Tuesday, Maduro described Guaido’s swearing-in ceremony as “a show” and said the US President Donald […]

Tehran Summons Brazilian Envoy after Bolsonaro’s Remarks on Soleimani

TEHRAN/BRASILIA – The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Brazil’s chargé d’affaires in Tehran after President Jair Bolsonaro expressed support for the US assassination of Lieutenant-General Qassem Soleimani. “We inform you that Brazil’s chargé d’affaires in Tehran, and representatives of other countries that spoke about the events in Baghdad, were summoned by the Iranian Foreign Ministry, within […]

Remember him? Venezuelan Opposition goes into Opposition Against Guaidó

CARACAS (Telesur) – Opposition parliamentarians declared themselves in opposition against a certain Juan Guaidó for having used the presidency of the parliament as a personal project to enrich himself. The Venezuelan opposition stated on Sunday that they would not be seeking the reelection of the self-proclaimed president Juan Guaidó. According to their statement, the opposition […]