‘United as never before’: Maduro leads military march, thanks army for loyalty (PHOTOS)

Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro thanked his country’s armed forces for remaining loyal in the face of a failed opposition coup plot, holding a parade in their honor. Addressing a crowd of some 4,000 troops of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) prior to the march, the president said the military made history in repelling … Continue reading "‘United as never before’: Maduro leads military march, thanks army for loyalty (PHOTOS)"

Don’t trust anyone, convicted liar Abrams tells Venezuela’s Maduro

President Nicolas Maduro should not trust anyone around him, especially not the Cubans and the Russians, said the US’ point man for toppling the Venezuelan leader after the latest failed US-backed coup attempt. Elliott Abrams was appointed by the Trump administration to lead the effort to oust Venezuela’s elected President Nicolas Maduro and replace him … Continue reading "Don’t trust anyone, convicted liar Abrams tells Venezuela’s Maduro"

Maduro announces ‘Day of Dialogue’ to rectify mistakes, addresses crowds on May Day

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced a “day of dialogue” to be held over the weekend, in an effort to fix some of the mistakes his government has made “since the Revolution.” Addressing a crowd in Caracas during the International Labor Day celebrations, the president accused the US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido of trying to … Continue reading "Maduro announces ‘Day of Dialogue’ to rectify mistakes, addresses crowds on May Day"

Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid ‘attempted coup’

Demonstrators clashed with police on the streets of the Venezuelan capital Tuesday, spurred by opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call on the military to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro – who said he had defeated an attempted coup. An apparently carefully planned attempt by Guaido to demonstrate growing military support disintegrated into rioting as palls of black … Continue reading "Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid ‘attempted coup’"