UK Foreign Office funds anti-Maduro coalition with £450,000 of UK taxpayer money

On Wednesday 21st October, media outlet Declassified UK revealed that the UK Foreign Office has spent £450,000 on an anti-Maduro coalition based in Venezuela called the Coalición Anticorrupción (anticorruption coalition).

CP of Venezuela: “for a revolutionary way out of the Venezuelan crisis of dependent and renter capitalism”

The Communist Party of Venezuela has issued a detailed statement to the world Communist movement outlining the current political situation in Venezuela, the outlook of the PCV and their reasoning for forming the Popular Revolutionary Alternative to stand in this December’s parliamentary elections.

Maduro pardons right wing opposition figures in run up to election

It was announced yesterday (1 September 2020), that 110 members of Venezuela’s right wing opposition convicted of criminal acts are to be pardoned and have their release ordered by President Nicolas Maduro in a bid to strengthen the democratic process and to reduce the risk of violence.

#CP100: a century against imperialism and militarism

As part of the Communist Party’s Centenary Red Wedge meetings Johnnie Hunter discusses the legacy of struggle of Britain’s young communists against imperialism and war and the contemporary fights occurring in South America. This is a transcript a speech delivered online on 1 August 2020.

The Colombian Connection: US imperialism & Venezuela

Oliver Dodd reveals the intimate involvement of Colombia in US attacks on Venezuela and its role as a key platform for US imperialism in Latin America.

Venezuela demands release of gold kept by Bank Of England to help fight COVID-19

Venezuela’s Central Bank (BCV) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) agreed to use part of the country $1.02 billion with of gold deposited in the Bank of England to acquire food and medicine to face the Covid-19 pandemic, BCV President Calixto Ortega declared on Wednesday (27 May 2020).

The Latin American country and United Nations will seek to release the gold held by the Bank of England with Venezuelan authorities appearing at an expedited court hearing in London today (28 May 2020).

Venezuela defeats another imperialist force

On Sunday, it was reported how Venezuela had thwarted a ‘Bay of Pigs’ style invasion, with a group of terrorists attempting to invade Venezuela from the coastal border with Colombia. Although this attack was thwarted thanks to the Venezuelan armed forces and police, it now seems to be part of a larger series of coordinatedContinue reading “Venezuela defeats another imperialist force”

Venezuela thwarts ‘Bay of Pigs’ style incursion

As the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, began to rise in the early hours of Sunday (3 May 2020) a group of terrorist mercenaries, believed to have come from neighbouring Colombia, attempted to carry out an invasion by sea, in the town of Macuto, about 21 miles North of the capital city.

The Venezuelan government reported that the objective of this incursion was to commit terrorist acts in the country as well as also promoting violence across the South American nation.