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Venezuela Analysis


CNN is reporting: “Venezuela’s Guaido refuses to rule out accepting U.S. military support amid escalating political crisis.”

Former U.N. independent expert Alfred de Zayas tweeted: “The disinformation campaign about Venezuela is reminiscent of the weapons of mass destruction in Iraq 2003.”

See report from The Real News with Mark Weisbrot: “New Oil Sanctions on Venezuela: ‘Would Destroy What’s Left of its Economy.'”

Bloomberg reports that the Bank of England has refused to turn over $1.2 Billion in Venezuela’s gold to the Maduro government.

JOE EMERSBERGER, jemersberger at, @rosendo_joe
Emersberger has written extensively on Venezuela, most recently “The most unforgivable Western lie about Venezuela: that it has a ‘caged’ media” for The Canary. His past pieces for the media watch group FAIR include “WaPo: Trump Needs to Destroy Venezuela to Save It.”

He has also written for Venezuela Analysis, including the piece “Trump’s Economic Sanctions Have Cost Venezuela About $6bn Since August 2017.”

Other contributors and editors for (@venanalysis) are in that country:

LUCAS KOERNER, lmkoerner11 at
Koerner has repeatedly appeared on The Real News and just appeared on Sky News Australia.

PAUL DOBSON, paul1dobson at
See Dobson’s most recent interviews and pieces on, They are here and here.