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Billionaire-backed Human Rights Watch lobbies for lethal US sanctions on leftist governments as Covid crisis rages

Regime change-hungry HRW is proudly taking credit for crushing new US sanctions on Nicaragua while pushing to escalate Washington’s economic war on Venezuela. The Grayzone presents a deep dive into the “human rights” arm of US empire.

By Ben Norton

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Ex UN anti-narcotics chief & mob expert says US Treasury running ‘mafia racket’ against Venezuela

Pino Arlacchi, the former Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Drug Control and Prevention, says US is behaving like an organized crime unit in its treatment of Venezuela.

By Anya Parampil

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Pompeo’s ‘transition’ plan tells Venezuela to suffer into submission

Declaring that “Nicolas Maduro will never again govern Venezuela,” Mike Pompeo unveils a so-called “transition” plan that tells Venezuelans to submit or starve.

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Brazil’s ex-President Lula on Venezuela: Maduro is democratic, Guaidó should be in prison, US blockade kills civilians

In comments ignored by English-language media, Lula da Silva slammed the US coup attempt against Venezuela, calling Nicolás Maduro a democratic leader who has supported dialogue while blasting Juan Guaidó as a criminal.

By Ben Norton

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Southcom boosts US military presence in Latin America, citing China, Russia ‘threats’

Southern Command is ramping up the US military presence in Latin America to counter China, Russia, and Venezuela, after signing a historic military agreement incorporating Bolsonaro’s Brazil into its imperial orbit

By Ben Norton

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El nuevo período de Almagro promete más corrupción, amiguismo y conspiraciones golpistas

La sorprendente historia del Secretario General más incompetente, inmoral y con mentalidad imperial en la historia de la Organización de Estados Americanos

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Trump admin’s $15 million bounty on Maduro triggers explosive confession of violent Guaidó plot

The Trump administration’s deception-laden indictment of President Nicolas Maduro and members of his inner circle has badly backfired, resulting in the exposure of a violent assassination plan that could lead to the arrest of coup leader Juan Guaidó.

By Leonardo Flores

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OAS head Luis Almagro’s new term promises more corruption, cronyism and coup-plotting

The shocking story of the most incompetent, unethical and imperial-minded Secretary General in the history of the Organization of American States.

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Expert: US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during pandemic could be genocidal

Intensified US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during the COVID-19 pandemic could amount to genocide, a former UN expert warns.

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US ramps up sanctions devastating Venezuela’s health sector as coronavirus spreads

Promising to “smash” Venezuela’s government during a “maximum pressure March,” Trump has imposed crushing sanctions that force Venezuela to spend three times as much as non-sanctioned countries on coronavirus testing kits.

By Leonardo Flores

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