Yet Another U.S. Coup Attempt to Eradicate the Bolivarian Revolution

Smith, Stansfield

Publisher:  Covert Action
Date Written:  26/01/2019
Year Published:  2019  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX23537

History of the attempted coup in Venezuela as of January 2019.



In response to Vice President Mike Pence's provocation the day before, President Maduro stated, "What the U.S. government has done is to give the order to carry out a fascist coup d’état…Never before has a high-level official said that the opposition should overthrow the government…this has no historic comparison in the 200 years of U.S.-Venezuela relations."

In fact, we may have to go back to Theodore Roosevelt's creation of the nation of Panama out of Colombia in 1903 to find an appropriate comparison....

This interference into the internal affairs of Venezuela is a clear violation of the sovereignty of Venezuela and international laws such as the charters of both the United Nations and the Organization of American States.

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