1. Government rejects CIA Chief’s interventionist admission
The following statement was issued by the Government of Venezuela on July 25, 2017.
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela categorically rejects the declarations of the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States, Michael Pompeo, and denounces before the international community the systematic attacks against Venezuela from the USA, including: Continue reading
Vancouver picket, July 7, 2017, defends Venezuela’s sovereignty and opposes U.S. and Canadian interference.
Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) have once again failed to reach a consensus to “take action on Venezuela,” TeleSur reported on July 26. Continue reading
Rally in support of the Venezuelan people and against Canadian government’s intervention, May 13, 2017.
– Venezuelan Embassy to Canada –
I. On July 26th, the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury added 13 Venezuelan high-level officials to the OFAC’s SDN List, as part of a new set of unilateral sanctions against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
II. Last July 20, 2017, CIA Director Mike Pompeo answered a question posed by Venezuelan Vanessa Neumann as follows:
“At any time you have a country as large and with the economic capacity of a country like Venezuela, America has a deep interest in making sure that it is stable, as democratic as possible. And so, we’re working hard to do that, I am always careful when we talk about South and Central America and the CIA, there’s a lot of stories. (Laughter) Continue reading
Public Forum on US-Venezuela relations
Tuesday, April 7, 6.30-8.30 pm
Room 201, Halifax Central Library
5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS
Demonstration in Ottawa on March 11 opposes US and Canadian intervention in Venezuela
Filed under Americas, Canada
Honorable President of the BolivarianRepublic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro:
As the press has reported, tomorrow Tuesday March 17, an Alba Summit will take place in Caracas to analyze the outrageous policy of the United States government toward Venezuela and Alba.
The idea of creating this organization came from Chávez himself, wanting to share with his Caribbean brothers and sisters the enormous economic resources with which nature had blessed his native homeland, the benefits of which had however landed in the hands of powerful U.S. corporations, and a few Venezuelan millionaires.
An open letter from Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, and the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the people of the U.S., published today in the New York Times.
By March 17th 2015
We are the people of Simon Bolívar, our people believe in peace and respect for all nations.
Freedom and Independence
More than two centuries ago, our fathers founded a Republic on the basis that all persons are free and equal under the law.
Our nation made the greatest sacrifices to guarantee South American people their right to choose their rulers and to enforce their own laws today. The historical legacy of our father, Simón Bolívar, is always remembered. Bolívar was a man who gave his life so we would inherit a nation of justice and equality. Continue reading
Venezuela’s response: “Defend the human rights of the black U.S. citizens being killed in U.S. cities every day, Mr. Obama,” Maduro stated.
Canadians respond: Emergency demonstration in support of Venezuela and to oppose U.S. threats, Vancouver, March 10, 2015.
(March 11) – U.S. President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order against Venezuela on March 9 aimed at interfering in the country’s sovereignty. His Executive Order is based on arguments claiming Venezuela is a threat to national security because of alleged human rights violations and widespread corruption. It reads: Continue reading