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"President #DonaldTrump not-so-cryptically revealed that he had something big planned for #Venezuela during a meeting with leaders of the U.S. #military’s Southern Command"
by @AlanRMacLeod
https:// mintpressnews.com/trump-tells-fl… #Venezuelan #Trump #DEA #drug #drugs
The #USSNitze is conducted what the #USmilitary is called a “freedom of navigation operation… contesting an excessive maritime claim by #Venezuela.
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A year ago today, #Venezuela awoke to shocking developments.

Opposition leader Juan Guaido was outside La Carlota military base in Caracas with a group of soldiers. He was joined by Leopoldo Lopez, who'd been freed from house arrest overnight.

A coup was underway.
Lopez, who'd been in custody since 2014, tweeted pictures from the scene and said that "the definitive phase" in the struggle against the Maduro gov't was at hand.

The men waited outside the base throughout the morning, though it was not clear for what.

Before long, residents eager to show their support for the opposition joined Guaido, Lopez and the small group of soldiers. So did gov't supporters, and a firefight erupted.

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@CIA @NSAGov @SecretService @FBI
1/I was the director of the Treatment Deputy/Beheshti #University of #Medical Sciences w/284 employees along w/more than 240 #Hospitals thousands Medical Centers, Clinics, Day Care, Addiction centers... all were under my Department's supervision..
@GOP
2/I personally followed the complaints, never ignored any complaint especially those concerning injustice& corruption in the system. I kicked out a CORRUPT inspector/the relative of top officials, limited few others... made a decisive protocol to prevent& fight CORRUPTION.
@FBI @CIA
3/In addition to nonstop conspiracies against me for many years made by your #CORRUPT agents/#cia #fbi &lots of damages to my car(engine/body), stealing my valuables, destroying my laptops (5 MacBook, 1ASUS..)..hacked my yahoo/twitter..accounts& full physical& financial
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1/25 #CDNpoli #Thread RE Implosion of #NDP

I accept several followers may block me after this statement, but that doesn't make it any less important to confront partisans with the truth, or spark debate when a Canadian political party becomes a threat to democracy & human life
2/25 #CDNpoli #Thread RE Implosion of #NDP

Once upon a time the @NDP repped the conscience of bleeding hearts, democracy & diversity, but that party exists no more

In its wake is a hollow shell that is now directed by disinfo campaigns on Facebook, in lieu of facts & reality
@NDP 3/25 #CDNpoli #Thread RE Implosion of #NDP

Curiously @theJagmeetSingh has proven to be out of touch with political events & indifferent to the best interests of his constituency

One example of this ego-driven defiance is opposition to the new #NAFTA at the direct cost of unions
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ICYMI: @ACLatAm is proud to be an Outreach Partner of @JuntosEsMejorVE, a joint initiative of @USAID & @the_IDB to crowdsource, fund & scale novel solutions to support #Venezuelans in #Venezuela, around #LatinAmerica & beyond. Watch the full event here: atlanticcouncil.org/event/one-year…
And special thanks to our guests @JohnBarsa, @iariashofman & @Miguel_Pizarro for sharing their insights on the state of the #Venezuela crisis one year since @jguaido took the presidential oath, and how the global community can increase its support for #Venezuelans everywhere. Image
@JohnBarsa @iariashofman @Miguel_Pizarro @jguaido @AtlanticCouncil @AmbassadorGreen And don't miss the rapid reaction discussion of the key takeaways from today's @ACLatAm event, "One Year Later: Supporting Venezuelans & Calling For New Ideas," with @jmarczak and @DiegoArea. #TogetherVE #ACVenezuela facebook.com/pg/AtlanticCou…
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STARTING NOW: Join @ACLatAm, @JuntosEsMejorVE, @USAID & @the_IDB for a discussion of what more the global community can do to support #Venezuelans one year since @jguaido took the oath to become #Venezuela interim President. Watch the livestream here: atlanticcouncil.org/event/one-year… Image
@JuntosEsMejorVE @USAID @the_IDB @jguaido @AtlanticCouncil @jmarczak @AmbassadorGreen @JohnBarsa @iariashofman One year ago today, @jguaido took the presidential oath and today is recognized as the legitimate interim Pres. of #Venezuela by nearly 60 countries. Today is also important moment to show our support for the democratic will of the #Guaidó interim govt., @jmarczak. #TogetherVE
@JuntosEsMejorVE @USAID @the_IDB @jguaido @AtlanticCouncil @jmarczak @AmbassadorGreen @JohnBarsa @iariashofman The situation in #Venezuela is dire, and millions of people are suffering the adverse effects of the #Maduro regime. So much so that when @ACLatAm in a recent poll asked Venezuelans if they would leave their country if they could, about 1/3 said yes, notes @jmarczak #TogetherVE.
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THREAD: @ACLatAm this week releases its report on the outcomes of its Oct. 2019 event with @ForeignPolicy & @fiu_sipa - "PeaceGame #Venezuela: Pathways to Peace" - which convened global leaders in Washington, D.C. to advance thinking... atlanticcouncil.org/in-depth-resea…
... around how #Venezuelans and the international community should prepare for the potential of complete state collapse in #Venezuela. PeaceGame Venezuela, a half-day, private, off-the-record simulation included 31 participants from #LatinAmerica... atlanticcouncil.org/event/venezuel… Image
... and the #Caribbean, Europe, and the United States. Assuming the role of an actor around the #Venezuela crisis, they analyzed how to respond to a hypothetical collapse of the Venezuelan state and the potentially catastrophic scenarios around illicit trafficking...
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STARTING NOW: @ACLatAm's latest event, "Stemming Maduro's Illicit Activities: What's Next After the Jan. 5 Elections?" Click the link and tune into the livestream or use #ACVenezuela to follow along on Twitter:
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@AtlanticCouncil @AmericoDeGrazia @Miguel_Pizarro @DWStweets @RepRooney @NTN24 @EmilianaMolinaF @jmarczak @DiegoArea Venezuelans are undeterred In the aftermath of Nicolás Maduro's most recent abuse of power. They, and many of their representatives in the National Assembly, have united behind interim President #JuanGuaidó, reports @Miguel_Pizarro. #ACVenezuela.
@AtlanticCouncil @AmericoDeGrazia @Miguel_Pizarro @DWStweets @RepRooney @NTN24 @EmilianaMolinaF @jmarczak @DiegoArea The regime is doing what it can to confuse, to mislead, to frustrate the efforts of the international community to stay abreast of developments in #Venezuela. The only solution is to stand firm in the face of this adversity, urges @Miguel_Pizarro. #ACVenezuela.
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Just Rudy Giuliani and Pete Sessions meeting with two Venezuelans indicted for money laundering, nothing to see here... washingtonpost.com/politics/trump…
Two idiots - Giuliani and Pete Sessions - taken in by the trappings of wealthy criminals on the run from the @TheJusticeDept, again, this time in Venezuela: Rudy and Alexander Betancourt, Pete Sessions and Raul Gorrin Belisario:
.@PeteSessions met with a man who is accused of bribery, money laundering, currency exchange scams...sweet! You good with this @GOP ? 🤦🏽‍♀️
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1/ #Venezuela’s failed uprising has deepened the country's political deadlock and raised the likelihood of domestic or international escalation.

Our statement explains its immediate impact and proposes a way forward.
crisisgroup.org/latin-america-…
2/ The revolt appears to have been poorly conceived and easily subdued, leaving National Assembly chair @jguaido and his regional allies, including the #US, looking outmanoeuvred.
3/ On the chavista side of the divide, President #Maduro and his international partners may well feel empowered and emboldened, with little incentive to engage in talks with a disorganised and ineffectual opposition.
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By @telesurenglish
Venezuela has emerged from the US attacks on its electrical system.
By @MaxBlumenthal
Terrible news for Little @marcorubio @AmbJohnBolton & Guadio’s gang, but great news for the people of Caracas:

The city’s free Metro system is coming back on line as Venezuela recovers from its curiously timed electricity outages.
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I was on #SimonBolivar international bridge connecting #Venezuela and #Colombia. #Thread

1. The '#humanitarianaid volunteers' were violent and masked up, unlike any humanitarians I have ever seen.

They also appeared to be aided (no pun intended) by the Colombian authorities.
2. What appeared to be a hand gun was seen with the 'volunteers' on the Colombian side. Y would #Colombian authorites allow a boy masked up to past them with a gun, was it really all about #humanitarianaid?

Or were they sending some kids to do their dirty work. #JustAsking?
3. The local community on the #Venezuela side were supporting their army- cheering on every push back. Clearing the stones after they were thrown at the soldiers and bringing water etc to soldiers on the front line

They didn't seem too welcoming the '#humanitarianaid volunteers'
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#Venezuela's #NicolasMaduro:
"We had a large shipment of medicines to last the country for a year,a large batch of raw materials for food. The bank account was frozen,the contracts were cancelled & the money is seized. They suffocate us,steal our money & put a show for the world"
#US ECONOMIC BLOCKADE BLOCKING THE HEALTH SECTOR
Nov. 2017:The transnational Pharmaceutical companies Baster,Abbot & Pfizer refused to issue exportation certificates to #Cancer drugs,making it impossible for #Venezuela to buy them
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#US BLOCKADE OF #VENEZUELA'S ACCESS TO MEDICINE
July 2017: The Citibank bank (#USA) refuses to receive #Venezuelan funds from the Central Bank for the import of 300 thousand doses of insulin, destined to cover the demand of 450 thousand registered patients.
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Failed Coup in #Venezuela, #US involved?
Jan 22, 2019
U.S. VP #MikePence released a video message in support of the Venezuelan protesters & underline US backing for unelected right-wing opposition leader #JuanGuaido.
Violence in #Venezuela intensifies as #US backs non-elected leader
Jan 22, 2019
Venezuela's Security Forces have detained 27 members of the National Guard caught stealing arms, accusing them of trying to stage a violent #uprising against the #Maduro's govt.

#RegimeChange #BigOil
DEVELOPING STORY👇Turmoil in #Venezuela:
"Unrest is direct result of #US meddling" ~ Radio host Comissiong
Jan 23, 2019
Two people reportedly killed in on-going #protests in Venezuela against President #Maduro.

#RegimeChange #BigOil #USMeddling #Democracy
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I recently met with a desperate #Venezuela family about to overstay tourist visa. Dad (professional), mom (professional) and kid. Staying w/ relatives & desperate to find a way not to return to political threats, hunger, utter lack of services, including medical care...
Why me? I have #HumanRights background, a university job & #LatinAmerica experience. Basically bupkus in the terrordome politics of desperate people in Trumpland. But I bought them coffee (and a snowman cookie for a young 'un) and listened...
What separates me from them? Increasingly little. They were upper middle class and now scrounge for off the books manual labor. Would they be killed if they returned? Not immediately -- but slowly: no work, no food, no medicine, no hope. They've become #Refugees ...
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