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While Trump cuts food stamps, USAID bankrolls Venezuela regime change with half a billion in tax dollars

The Trump administration has spent $654 million in “aid” to try to overthrow Venezuela’s government, including $435 million through USAID and $128 million directly to Juan Guaidó and his corrupt coup gang — all while imposing crippling austerity at home.

By Ben Norton

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Top 20 The Grayzone stories of 2019: From Venezuela coup attempt to Russiagate delusions, information warfare to new cold war

2019 was a big year for The Grayzone. We traveled the world and broke many stories, exposing the empire’s schemes and deceptions. As a direct consequence, we faced an unprecedented wave of attacks, censorship attempts, and repression. Here is a list of our top 20 reports.

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US Venezuelan embassy protectors denied right to fair trial

Four US activists protecting Venezuela’s embassy in Washington, DC face prison time after the Trump administration illegally arrested them. And now a judge’s ruling blocking discovery will result in a farcical trial where the jury will not be allowed to consider the contentious legality of the coup.

By Bahman Azad and Ajamu Baraka

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Gobierno de EEUU retira los cargos falsos contra periodista Max Blumenthal

El gobierno estadounidense desistió la causa basada en falsas acusaciones de agresión contra el editor de The Grayzone Max Blumenthal que emergieron de un incidente en la embajada venezolana en mayo.

Por Ben Norton

Traducido por Diego Sequera

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US government drops case against Max Blumenthal after jailing journalist on false charges

As the mysterious disappearance of Secret Service records and complete absence of evidence supporting its case came to light, the US government dropped its bogus charges against journalist Max Blumenthal.

By Ben Norton

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Periodista Max Blumenthal es arrestado meses después de reportar sobre la violencia de la oposición venezolana

El editor de The Grayzone, Max Blumenthal, fue arrestado bajo falsas acusaciones luego de reportar sobre la violencia de la oposición venezolana fuera de la embajada en Washington, DC. Describe el caso fabricado como parte de una campaña más amplia de persecución política.

Por Ben Norton

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‘This charge is 100% false’: Grayzone editor Max Blumenthal arrested months after reporting on Venezuelan opposition violence

The Grayzone editor Max Blumenthal has been arrested on false charges after reporting on Venezuelan opposition violence outside the DC embassy. He describes the manufactured case as part of a wider campaign of political persecution.

By Ben Norton

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USAID funds salaries of Venezuelan coup leaders to lobby US politicians for regime change

USAID is diverting $41.9 million from aid for Central America to pay the salaries of Juan Guaidó’s team as they work to influence policy inside the US.

By Leonardo Flores

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Cómo Venezuela derrotó el intento de golpe de estado de Washington en las Naciones Unidas

Un vistazo a cómo los diplomáticos venezolanos obstaculizaron un intento de Estados Unidos de revocar sus credenciales en la ONU y destruir la soberanía de su nación.

Por Anya Parampil

Traducido por Michelle Ellner

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Funcionario del golpe en Venezuela Ricardo Hausmann se ve obligado a renunciar tras revelaciones publicadas por The Grayzone

Luego de que Anya Parampil de The Grayzone publicara unas revelaciones sobre las prácticas opacas e hipócritas de Ricardo Hausmann, se vio forzado a renunciar del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, en el último golpe contra los intentos fallidos de golpe de estado dirigido por los Estados Unidos en Venezuela.

Por Max Blumenthal

Traducido por Diego Sequera

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