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How Venezuela defeated Washington’s coup attempt at the United Nations

An inside look at how Venezuelan diplomats stymied a US attempt to revoke their credentials at the UN and shatter their nation’s sovereignty.

By Anya Parampil

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Following Grayzone exposé, top Venezuelan coup official Ricardo Hausmann is forced to resign

After The Grayzone’s Anya Parampil published an exposé of Guaidó appointee Ricardo Hausmann’s opaque and hypocritical financial practices, he was forced to resign from the Inter-American Development Bank, in the latest blow to the failing US-led coup attempt in Venezuela.

By Max Blumenthal

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Mother of assassinated activist Berta Cáceres speaks out against US-backed Honduran dictatorship

The Grayzone traveled to rural Honduras to visit the home of murdered activist Berta Cáceres. Anya Parampil sat down with her mother for an interview.

Video by Ben Norton

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‘Go to hell’: Venezuelan coup leader Ricardo Hausmann stages WhatsApp meltdown when confronted with his own hypocrisy and lack of transparency

Over the course of an entire day, Venezuelan coup leader Ricardo Hausmann melted down on WhatsApp after I confronted him about his hypocritical financial dealings and opacity. Hausmann has accepted speaking fees from repressive governments like Saudi Arabia while slamming banks that did business in Venezuela.

By Anya Parampil

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Hausmann hypocrisy: Guaido coup official raked in dollars from dictators and banking behemoths while promoting ‘democracy’ for Venezuela

Ricardo Hausmann slammed banks for doing business with Venezuela’s elected government. But financial disclosure forms filed with Harvard show the putsch-plotting economist earned fees from kings, dictators, and military occupiers.

By Anya Parampil

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Western regime-change operatives launch campaign to blame Bolivia’s Evo Morales for Amazon fires

As Brazil’s Bolsonaro allows elite landowners to incinerate the Amazon, professional regime-change operatives like Jhanisse V. Daza seek to redirect blame for the fires onto the leftist government of Bolivia, whose President Evo Morales faces elections in October.

By Wyatt Reed

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The Grayzone’s Anya Parampil on Fox: US regime change policy fuels migration crisis

On Fox News, Anya Parampil explained how the US coup in Honduras and bipartisan support for the corrupt, right-wing President Juan Orlando Hernandez is fueling the crisis at the border.

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Nicaraguan ‘human rights’ director accused by staff of massive theft of US taxpayer money, death toll inflation

ANPDH’s board members are accusing their director of stealing huge sums from US soft power organizations and inflating death tolls during last year’s coup attempt in Nicaragua. The OAS, which relied heavily on ANPDH’s flawed data, has kept silent so far.

By Nan McCurdy

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How Joe Biden’s privatization plans helped doom Latin America and fuel the migration crisis

On the campaign trail, Joe Biden has boasted of his role in transforming Colombia and Central America through ambitious economic and security programs. Colombians and Hondurans tell The Grayzone about the damage his plans did to their societies.

By Max Blumenthal

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Max Blumenthal drops by the largest US military base in Latin America

Max Blumenthal rolled up on the Soto Cano / Palmerola air base in Honduras, the US military’s largest in Latin America. It plays a key role in Washington’s military strategy for Central America, and was a major factor behind the 2009 coup.

Video by Ben Norton

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