Max Blumenthal: What Really Happened on the Colombian-Venezuelan Border + Wilkerson: The Permanent War State Aims to Plunder Venezuela

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Updated: Feb. 26 and Feb. 27, 2019

TeleSUR English on Feb 24, 2019

LIVE | From the South: Journalist Max Blumenthal joins us live to discuss the latest developments in Venezuela, and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel speaks after casting his ballot in the country’s historic constitutional referendum. More on these and other stories now.

What Really Happened on the Colombian-Venezuelan Border on February 23, 2019

TeleSUR English on Feb 25, 2019

FTS News Bits | We bring you the reality behind the lies spread by the US and most of the international media about the attempt to force “humanitarian aid” into Venezuela on February 23.

VIDEO: Guaido supporters started fire

RT America on Feb 25, 2019

When a truck filled with humanitarian aid that was set ablaze on the Colombia-Venezuela border this weekend, it led to accusations that Maduro was willing to burn the aid in order to prevent it from reaching his people. But closer inspection is raising questions as to who actually started the fire. RT America’s Rick Sanchez reports the details of the fire and why anti-Maduro forces are so eager to misrepresent it.

The “Permanent War State” Aims to Plunder Venezuela – Wilkerson and Jay

TheRealNews on Feb 26, 2019

Trump promises “democracy and freedom” to Venezuela, delivered by Elliott Abrams who brought you illegal wars, coups, and support for dictatorships; and Mike Pompeo and VP Pence, both with deep ties to the Koch brothers who need Venezuelan heavy crude to feed their Texas refinery – Col. Larry Wilkerson joins TRNN’s Paul Jay.


Updated: Feb. 26, 2019

Front-row seat to regime change in Venezuela

RT America on Feb 26, 2019

Several members of the Lima Group who met with US Vice President Mike Pence rejected his proposal to use military force to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. RT’s Dan Cohen spent time on the ground in Cucuta, Colombia. He sits down with RT America’s Manila Chan to explain what could be next in Venezuela.

Updated: Feb. 27, 2019

Trojan horse: ‘Aid trucks’ carry nails & wire for barricades – Venezuelan FM

with Caleb Maupin
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Caleb Maupin (website)
Caleb Maupin (Facebook Page)
February 27, 2019

RT on Feb 26, 2019

Addressing the UN Security Council, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has said that the trucks supposedly carrying humanitarian supplies to Venezuela were also loaded with nails and wire, showing photos of seized cargo.

Caleb Maupin is a radical journalist and political analyst who resides in New York City. Originally from Ohio, he studied political science at Baldwin-Wallace College. In addition to his journalism, analysis, and commentary, he has engaged in political activism. He was involved in the Occupy Wall Street movement from its planning stages in August of 2011. He has worked against police brutality, mass incarceration, and imperialist war. He works to promote revolutionary ideology, and to support all who fight against the global system of monopoly capitalist imperialism.

See also:

Burning Aid: An Interventionist Deception on Colombia-Venezuela Bridge? by Max Blumenthal

From the archives:

Embassy Protection Collective Activists Occupying the Venezuela Embassy in Washington, DC

Abby Martin: US Sanctions are Crimes Against Humanity + The War On Venezuela Is Built On Lies by John Pilger

Jim Kavanagh: The Trump Administration’s Attacks On Pres. Maduro Are Nothing More Than Overt Imperialism

Kevin Zeese on Venezuela’s Economy: It’s Not Socialism, It’s Abusive Capitalism and US Imperialism

The Siege of Venezuela and The Travails of Empire by Jim Kavanagh (must-read)

The Venezuelan Myth by Ellen Brown

Chris Hedges: Coup in Venezuela is an Open Violation of International Law

Will Griffin: The History of U.S. Imperialism in Venezuela + Max Blumenthal: How US trained Juan Guaido for Regime Change

13 thoughts on “Max Blumenthal: What Really Happened on the Colombian-Venezuelan Border + Wilkerson: The Permanent War State Aims to Plunder Venezuela

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  7. How about a Green New Deal that includes recycled cooking oil, solar, wind and geothermal power for energy – AND WE END THE INSANE WARS FOR OIL – OIL POLLUTING AND POISONING THE PLANET! I AM SO SICK OF THE EMPIRE OF GREED!

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