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Venezuela (i/ˌvɛnəˈzwlə/ VEN-ə-ZWAYL; Spanish: [beneˈswela]), officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish: República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America. It is bordered by Colombia on the west, Brazil on the south, Guyana on the east, and the islands of Trinidad and Tobago to the north-east. Venezuela's territory covers around 916,445 km2 (353,841 sq mi) with an estimated population around 33,221,865. Venezuela is considered a state with extremely high biodiversity (currently ranks 7th in the world's list of nations with the most number of species), with habitats ranging from the Andes Mountains in the west to the Amazon Basin rain-forest in the south, via extensive llanos plains and Caribbean coast in the center and the Orinoco River Delta in the east.

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US blocks Russian-proposed Security Council statement on incursion into Venezuela

Press TV 21 May 2020
The United States has blocked a Russian-proposed statement at the United Nations Security Council that would have demanded the condemnation of a recent incursion into Venezuela as part of a plot to overthrow the government in Caracas ... Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela....

Venezuela captures 39 ‘army deserters’ over botched plot

Press TV 15 May 2020
Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela ... Trump, however, denied his government had any role in the plot to kidnap the elected president of Venezuela US mercenary says group plotted to seize Venezuela's presidential palace ... US President Donald Trump denies any US role in a recent marine incursion attempt into Venezuela....

Socialism and Collective Responses: Attacking Venezuela in a Pandemic

CounterPunch 15 May 2020
From Jamaica to Italy, China to Venezuela, Cuba has served the cause of shared humanity in typically exemplary fashion ... Not alone was Iran targeted, as attacks on Venezuela have gone to a new place of evil– pure dark, absolutely spiritually dead evil ... Venezuela has led South America by being able to mobilize a quarantine of the population....

US Imperialism’s Decomposition Accelerates: Outsourcing ‘Regime Change’. Mercenary Incursions into Venezuela

GlobalResearch 14 May 2020
It poignantly symbolises the struggle of Venezuela against a powerful but immoral world power ... By 12th May 2020, the US has about 1,4 million people infected with Covid-19 with over 80,000 deaths, greater than the deaths of US Marines of the entire Vietnam War, whilst Venezuela on the other hand has 422 cases of infection, with 10 deaths....

Syria says botched attack from Colombia part of US conspiracy against Venezuela

Press TV 11 May 2020
Syria’s Foreign Ministry has denounced the recent marine incursion attempt into Venezuela, saying the failed operation was part of Washington’s conspiracy against the Latin American country ... The unnamed source reiterated Syria’s solidarity with Venezuela and the legitimate government of President Nicolas Maduro....

A Dirty Military Incursion into Venezuela

GlobalResearch 11 May 2020
In May 2019, Senator Lindsey Graham took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal to make the case that the “US must be willing to intervene in Venezuela the way we did in Grenada.” In 1983, the US marines landed in Grenada to overthrow the legitimate government and to uproot the New Jewel Movement....

Venezuela issues arrest warrant for 3 in US for role in failed plot

Press TV 10 May 2020
Venezuela’s chief prosecutor has issued arrest warrants for a former US Green Beret and two insurgents living in the United States for their role in a bungled operation intended to topple country’s President Nicolás Maduro from power ... Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela....
photo: AP / Rodrigo Abd
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro touches his forehead during a press conference at Miraflore's Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019

US conducting terror attacks in Venezuela to replace Maduro with Guaido: Analyst

Press TV 09 May 2020
The United States will continue to use terrorist attacks and sanctions against Venezuela to replace President Nicolas Maduro with American puppet Juan Guaido, an author and political analyst says ... It was Washington that designated him the interim president of Venezuela,” he added ... Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela....
photo: AP / Matias Delacroix
Security forces guard the shore area and a boat in which authorities claim a group of armed men landed in the port city of La Guaira, Venezuela, Sunday, May 3, 2020

Russian troops helping Venezuela search for members of failed incursion: Report

Press TV 09 May 2020
Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela ... He said Venezuela would seek the extradition of the plot mastermind Goudreau. Separately on Friday, Venezuela's Chief Prosecutor Tarek Saab said his office had requested the detention and extradition of Goudreau and two Venezuelans accused of involvement in the failed marine incursion....

Trudeau Rolls Out His Trumpian COVID-19 Latin America Policy

GlobalResearch 09 May 2020
As a corollary, the Trudeau Government claims, the impact on Venezuela must be examined ... The ranking shows how Venezuela has the least cases, while Brazil has the most ... During the early morning of May 3, a group of heavily armed mainly Colombian mercenaries, accompanied by armed US marines, attempted a maritime incursion into Venezuela....
photo: AP / Ariana Cubillos
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela: Maduro

Press TV 08 May 2020
Maduro stressed that it was impossible that after 48 hours, Washington had declined to share information about the mercenary attack, directed by the US against Venezuela ... One of the US hirelings arrested in Venezuela in the middle of a marine incursion attempt says he had been instructed to capture President Maduro and take him to the US....

Detained US mercenary says he plotted Maduro's capture

Press TV 07 May 2020
One of the US hirelings arrested in Venezuela in the middle of a marine incursion attempt says he had been instructed to capture President Nicolas Maduro and take him to the US ... Trump denies US role in mercenary incursion attempt into Venezuela. US President Donald Trump denies any US role in a recent marine incursion attempt into Venezuela....

Has Venezuelan President Maduro Gone Insane?

The Daily Beast 07 May 2020
“It is true that the low value of the Venezuelan currency causes a flow of products from Venezuela to Colombia ... Less than 24 hours after at least tentatively resolving a conflict with Colombia, reports began to emerge that Maduro was massing marine and ground forces along Venezuela’s eastern border with English-speaking Guyana....

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