Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Christina Schiavoni, who is a food sovereignty activist and doctoral researcher at the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague. She has engaged in solidarity work in Venezuela and focuses on food issues, and she lived in a working class
Elliott Abrams, the special envoy to Venezuela for the Trump administration, melted down when Rep. Ilhan Omar highlighted his criminal conduct in Iran-Contra.
Interview With Journalist Roberto Lovato On Elliott Abrams, Venezuela Opposition, And Destabilization Welfare
Roberto Lovato is a journalist and educator, who has reported on immigration, the drug war, climate change, and national security. His work covers many parts of Latin America. In 2015, he wrote the article, “The Making Of Leopoldo Lopez,” for Foreign Policy. Recently, he contributed a piece to Latino Rebels
Democrats say Trump is siding with liberal democracy by intervening in Venezuela, but politics of Maduro opponents suggest otherwise.
A CNN “exclusive” report from inside Venezuela aired multiple times on the network on January 28. It is a prime example of how influential media outlets in the U.S. effectively create propaganda for the opposition, which now is receiving funds from President Donald Trump’s administration. For the four-minute report, CNN
As President Donald Trump’s administration backed the overthrow of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, Democratic senators and representatives in Congress were largely silent. Some influential Democrats sided with Trump and expressed support for Juan Guaido, the right-wing opposition figure who declared himself interim president of Venezuela on January 23. But
President Trump recognized right-wing opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president, backing regime change against Nicolas Maduro.
As slow-motion coup by right-wing opposition unfolds in Venezuela against President Maduro, President Donald Trump’s administration backs regime change.
President Nicolas Maduro won re-election in Venezuela, but the outcome did not matter to the United States and other countries that labeled them “illegitimate.”
US-backed opposition in Venezuela foments deadly violence as it refuses to participate in democratic processes supported by Nicolas Maduro’s government.