The farcical scene of Juan Guaido attempting to break into Venezuela’s National Assembly as its members voted him out was just the latest chapter in an absurdly bungled coup attempt, and brings Trump’s policy to a dead end.
The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal sits down with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas to discuss the plots to kill him, US sanctions on food distribution, corruption allegations, and the corporate media’s industrial grade demonization campaign against him and his elected government.
Venezuela’s government has claimed the Department of Justice will investigate Citgo’s opposition-appointed board for the theft of $70 million. But the board is itself the product of a massive theft – that of the elected government’s wealth.
Venezuela faces dangerous destabilization with the US and its allies having recognized opposition figure Juan Guaido as “interim president” and declaring actual Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro no longer legitimate.