Category Venezuela

How Cuba’s Spies Keep Winning; They’ve Infiltrated Another Attempt To Unseat Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro

How Cuba’s Spies Keep Winning They’ve infiltrated another attempt to unseat Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro. https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-cubas-spies-keep-winning-11589139644? By Mary Anastasia O’Grady May 10, 2020 3:40 pm ET The failed landing on a rugged stretch of Venezuelan coastline last week by a band of mercenaries hoping to unseat Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro is another tragedy for the beleaguered […]

Did Former Green Berets Violate The 1794 Neutrality Act By Invading Venezuela?

Excerpts: Based on this view, the OLC concluded that the Neutrality Act did not apply to covert action pursued by private individuals at the direction of U.S. intelligence agencies. If the facts fit, then the same conclusion would likely apply to Operation Gideon. And while not everyone might agree with this interpretation of the Neutrality […]

Breaking Down The Absolutely Batshit Coup Attempt Against Venezuela’s Maduro

Excerpts: Initially, it appeared that Guaido was looking for additional security services to protect the opposition leader at various public rallies to boost support for his cause, something that Silvercorp USA would later provide. A purported contract covering “strategic planning, procuring equipment, and project execution advisement,” and worth at least $50 million, and possibly as […]

American Says Failed Venezuelan Invasion Was To Arrest Maduro

American Says Failed Venezuelan Invasion Was to Arrest Maduro Maduro shows video of imprisoned American who says the mission of weekend raid was to topple the president and bring him to the U.S. https://www.wsj.com/articles/american-says-failed-venezuelan-invasion-was-to-arrest-maduro-11588813567 By Kejal Vyas and Jessica Donati May 6, 2020 9:06 pm ET Luke Alexander Denman, an American, was hired to lead […]

The Invasion Of Venezuela, Brought To You By Silvercorp USA

The Invasion of Venezuela, Brought To You By Silvercorp USA – bellingcat bellingcat.com · by Giancarlo Fiorella · May 5, 2020 The video begins with Jordan Goudreau posing confidently, flanked by a man wearing an armour plate and a Venezuela flag wrapped around his shoulder. The man introduces Goudreau in a stern tone. Goudreau begins to speak with the terseness […]

Sources: U.S. Investigating Ex-Green Beret For Venezuela Raid

Sources: US investigating ex-Green Beret for Venezuela raid AP · by JOSHUA GOODMAN · May 6, 2020 MIAMI (AP) — A former Green Beret who has claimed responsibility for an ill-fated military incursion into Venezuela is under federal investigation for arms trafficking, according to current and former U.S. law enforcement officials. The investigation into Jordan Goudreau is in […]

Mike Pompeo: U.S. Will Get Back Any Americans Seized By Venezuelan Forces

Mike Pompeo: U.S. will get back any Americans seized by Venezuelan forces washingtontimes.com · by Guy Taylor Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP) more > Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed Wednesday to “use every tool available” to secure the release […]

U.S. Denies Involvement In Alleged Venezuela Invasion Attempt As Details Remain Murky

U.S. denies involvement in alleged Venezuela invasion attempt as details remain murky By Karen DeYoung,  Anthony Faiola and  Alex Horton  May 6, 2020 at 11:44 a.m. EDT The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/trump-venezuela-invasion-attempt/2020/05/05/8b4d64ec-8ee7-11ea-9e23-6914ee410a5f_story.html Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that “there was no United States government direct involvement” in an apparent attempt to invade Venezuela early this […]

2 U.S. ‘Mercenaries’ Captured In Foiled Kidnapping Plot, Maduro Says

2 US ‘mercenaries’ captured in foiled kidnapping plot, Maduro says foxnews.com · by @EDeMarche Video Fox News Flash top headlines for May 4 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Nicolás Maduro, the embattled leader […]

Russia May Send More Military Specialists To Venezuela

Russia may send more military specialists to Venezuela Russian Politics & Diplomacy June 07, 10:03 UTC+3 This is an absolutely technical issue related to implementing certain contracts on a particular volume of work, the Russian diplomat said Share © AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko Read also Venezuelan ambassador to Moscow denies rumors about Russian military base ST.PETERSBURG, June […]