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Venezuela: historical precedent shows US wants to intervene

  • Written by TeleSur
  • Published in World News
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said the latest round of U.S. sanctions pose a threat to all Venezuelans. | Photo: AVN Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said the latest round of U.S. sanctions pose a threat to all Venezuelans. | Photo: AVN
Venezuela's foreign minister told the OAS there is a “real threat” of the United States trying to militarily attack the country. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez accused the United States of aggression Thursday, during an extraordinary session of the Organization of American States (OAS).

During a fiery speech to the regional body, Rodriguez slammed President Barack Obama for declaring Venezuela a “threat” to the United States, and imposing sanctions on several high-level officials in Caracas. “History has shown that declarations like this tend to precede military inventions,” she said. Rodriguez also warned the sanctions could be the prelude to an aggressive “economic blockade … as our brother people Cuba have suffered for over 50 years.”
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