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The USA continues to pursue its aggression against Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
Economic sanctions, attempt to suspend Venezuela from the Organization of American States (OAS) and threats, marked the escalation of attacks that led the United States (USA) against the homeland of Bolivar one month after the victory of Nicolas Maduro in the presidential elections from May 20th.

Spokesmen of the international right launched 47 pronouncements against the Venezuelan land, according to an investigation carried out by the Venezuelan News Agency (AVN), where they consulted notes published by the EFE Agency, Reuters, the Deutsche Welle, Diario Las Americas , the Mexican portals Excelsior and Televisa, El Colombiano, the OAS website and the National Assembly (AN) in contempt; as well as the portals of the national newspapers El Nacional and El Universal.

In their eagerness to attack Venezuela, spokespersons of the international right used scenarios such as the 48th session of the OAS General Assembly and planned events, such as the International Summit of Parliamentarians for Venezuela that took place on June 1st in Cucuta, only to attack the nation.

Ignorance of the electoral results, application of economic sanctions against the country, threats of more sanctions, attempt to suspend Venezuela from the OAS, magnification of Venezuelan migration, ratification of the opinion matrix on the existence of a supposed “humanitarian crisis”, they also alleged violations of human rights and alleged lack of democracy, all these were the attacks launched by spokesmen of the international right against the country.

From the US, the attacks were led by the president and vice president, Donald Trump and Mike Pence, respectively, the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, the undersecretary of state, John Sullivan, the ambassador to the OAS, Carlos Trujillo and the senators: Marco Rubio and Robert “Bob” Menendez.

In the attack against the nation were also involved the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro, and the self-appointed Grupo de Lima, made up of 12 nations (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Santa Lucia, Paraguay and Peru).

From the New Granada nation the darts were directed by Juan Manuel Santos, Foreign Minister María Ángela Holguín, the presidents of the Colombian Chamber, Rodrigo Lara Restrepo and the Senate, Efraín Cepeda Sarabia, Senator María Fernanda Cabal, the Governor of the North of Santander, William Villamizar, the exmandatario Álvaro Uribe Vélez and the newly elected head of State, Iván Duque.

The head of state also has to be added to the list of aggressors: Mauricio Macri (Argentina), Sebastián Piñera (Chile), Horacio Cartes (Paraguay), the de facto president of Brazil, Michel Temer and the dismissed Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy.

The foreign ministers: Nestor Popolizio (Peru), Jorge Faurie (Argentina), Luis Videgaray (Mexico), Roberto Ampuero (Chile), Epsy Campbell (Costa Rica), Boris Johnson (United Kingdom), Chrystia Freeland (Canada) and the former chancellor of Spain, Alfonso Dastis, are other characters that attacked the country.

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Policy, Federica Mogherini; as well as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein, also added their attacks.

The European Union is another of the agencies that this month launched its attacks against the country.

Financially suffocate

The first aggression against Venezuela, after Maduro triumphed in the May 20th presidential elections, where he obtained 6.2 million votes, was launched by Donald Trump, who signed an executive order, prohibiting any citizen, institution or US company from acquiring Venezuelan debt or assets and properties belonging to the Government of Venezuela in the United States, including those investments derived from Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA), reviewed on that occasion EFE.

In order to follow the line imposed by the US, the self-proclaimed Grupo de Lima ratified on May 21st, in a statement, the statement issued by that body on August 8th, 2017, where request “the competent authorities of each country that they issue and update circulars or bulletins at the national level that transmit to the financial and banking sector the risk they could incur if they carry out operations with the Venezuelan government (…), “the peruoea.org website reported on that occasion.

In the same line of trying to economically suffocate the homeland of Bolívar, that same May 21st, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Luis Videgaray, announced that his Government had sent an alert to all participants of the Mexican financial system so that value “abstain” from participating in operations in Venezuela, reviewed EFE at that time.

While spokesmen of the right sent 47 pronouncements against Venezuela The Head of State, Nicolas Maduro received more than 250 congratulations for his triumph in the presidential elections, among them Presidents, political parties, social organizations of the world and integration organizations such as the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (Alba) and Petrocaribe.

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