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Camila Saab Speaks Out: Wife of Venezuelan Diplomat “Kidnapped” by US Gov’t Talks to MintPress

On Wednesday, November 24, MintPress News Editor in Chief Mnar Adley sat down to speak with Camila Saab, the wife of imprisoned Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. Saab was on a diplomatic mission to Iran...

Jorge Arreaza on Venezuela Recovering from Sanctions In New Post-Petro Economic Plan 

UN Special Rapporteurs estimate that 100,000 people have died in Venezuela in the last decade because of the lack of medicine brought on by U.S. sanctions. Nearly 60% of those deaths took place under...

Biden Administration Is Undermining the Venezuela Dialogue

The talks between the Venezuelan government and the extreme-right wing opposition had been going well. There are still outstanding issues to be resolved, like ending the economic war, but the discussions held in Mexico...

The US Has Placed Itself In Charge Over Which Nations Get To Eat

Listen to a reading of this article: ❖ The globally influential propaganda multiplier news agencies AP and AFP have both informed their readers that a “fugitive” has been extradited to the United States. “Fugitive businessman close to...

MintPress News Confronts Senator Cruz on Murderous US Sanctions

LAS VEGAS — On Saturday, MintPress News’ Ben Rubinstein ran into Senator Ted Cruz at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport. Recognizing the senator’s long-standing support for economic warfare on the Global South via unilateral...

Freezing Afghanistan’s Wealth: US Scrambles to Hit Hard with “Soft” Power

WASHINGTON — In keeping with President Joe Biden’s pledge to withdraw from America’s 20-year war in one of the poorest countries on earth, the U.S. government has yet to present any plan for future...

Calling Sanctions by Their Name: Rania Khalek on US Mideast Genocide

 Around one quarter of the world lives in countries under unilateral United States sanctions. While American government officials insist that sanctions are targeted at officials committing human rights abuses in foreign countries, the...

Dan Kovalik on Elections, Rebuilding and the Ongoing Proxy War in Syria

Amidst a decade-long war that has devastated the country, Syrians went to the polls last week in an election that gave another seven-year term to current leader Bashar al-Assad. With a turnout of over...

Rinse and Repeat: Will Biden Make Normalizing Relations With Cuba a Priority?

HAVANA — Silvia from Miami, Eduardo from Hialeah, Abel from Lakeland. The names pour in on the donations page for “Syringes to Cuba” as Carlos Lazo promotes the campaign on his popular Facebook livestream....

Alex Saab v. The Empire: How the US Is Using Lawfare To Punish a Venezuelan Diplomat

PRAIA, CABO VERDE — The case of Alex Saab raises dangerous precedents in terms of extraterritorial judicial abuse, violation of diplomatic status, and even the use of torture to extract false confessions. This is...

Venezuela Is on a Path to Make Colonialism Obsolete

On June 29 the European Union (EU) slapped new sanctions against 11 Venezuelan individuals. Immediately President Nicolas Maduro responded by ordering the expulsion of the EU ambassador to the country. EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell...

Bolton Weaves a Tall Tale in His Venezuela Chapter

From the first paragraph of “Venezuela Libre”, the ninth chapter of John Bolton’s upcoming book, The Room Where It Happened, it is obvious that the tale Bolton spins is full of fabrications, half-truths, propaganda...

Trudeau Should Withdraw from the Lima Group, Rescind Sanctions on Venezuela

On June 17, the Trudeau government suffered a humiliating defeat by losing its bid for a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) seat to Ireland and Norway. It was a strong rebuttal of Trudeau’s policy...

A US Navy Destroyer Just Entered Venezuelan Waters. Is Trump Trying to Start a War?

Heightening already increased tensions with the country, a Navy destroyer, the USS Nitze, entered Venezuelan waters yesterday, conducting what the military is calling a “freedom of navigation operation” in the Caribbean. The Nitze, according...

Indians Burn Xi Jinping in Effigy, Trash Chinese Products After Border Massacre

The brutal killing of nearly two dozen Indian soldiers and an unconfirmed number of Chinese communist fighters at the nations’ mutual border on Monday prompted widespread protests in India Wednesday against the importing and...

The US’ Planned Imposition of Draconian “Secondary Sanctions” on Syria. Targets Any Entity Doing Business with Syria

The US hopes that making Syrians even more desperate than they already are could catalyze another Color Revolution at one of the country’s most critical moments in its history, which could then be exploited...
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International Criminal Court Denounces ‘Unprecedented Attacks’ by US

(CD) — The International Criminal Court on Thursday rebuked the Trump administration for slapping sanctions and travel restrictions on court staff investigating alleged war crimes committed by U.S., calling the action “an unacceptable attempt to interfere...
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Trump Imposes Sanctions Against ICC Officials Investigating US War Crimes

(CD) — The Trump administration renewed its attacks on the International Criminal Court on Thursday with President Donald Trump issuing an executive order imposing economic sanctions against ICC staff involved in the ongoing investigations into alleged...
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Trump Imposes Sanctions Against ICC Officials Investigating US War Crimes

(CD) — The Trump administration renewed its attacks on the International Criminal Court on Thursday with President Donald Trump issuing an executive order imposing economic sanctions against ICC staff involved in the ongoing investigations into alleged...