By Mision Verdad – Jul 2, 2020
The crisis, which is not only conjunctural or regional but systemic and global, has been catalyzed by the pandemic that branches from the geopolitical to the everyday, passing through the national; hence, Venezuela is affected, but also driven, by tensions of all kinds, claiming the right to be and exist as a political referent.
The local front
Trump’s appearance in the United States presidency has exposed some fractures in the globalist elite; one of them is the crisis of consensus between Washington and the European Union (EU). This last pole has been beaten by the Trump Administration in different decisions and statements where the magnate has made clear the subordinate role of the old continent before the global concert that the United States intends to lead.
Different actors in the European conglomerate have stated that the global leadership of the United States is coming to an end; the last was German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This happened the same week that the EU joined Trump’s policy against Venezuela and decided to sanction 11 Venezuelans for different political activities and trends.
In response to the interventionist decision, the Venezuelan government decided to expel the EU ambassador, Isabel Brilhante Pedrosa, from the national territory. “What a shame that 27 countries that are an economic power are on their knees to Donald Trump and his erratic policies of aggression on Venezuela,” said President Nicolás Maduro after the EU decision was announced.
This provoke a reaction from the High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, the same one who last April highlighted the end of the United States’ leadership in the world and pointed out that the balance of power is already tilting towards Asia, especially after the terrible US handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
On the domestic front, anti-Chavista sectors of the so-called G4 (Accion Democratica, Primero Justicia, Voluntad Popular and Un Nuevo Tiempo) have a dilemma between participating in the political struggle or following the anti-political path, so that sectors of Democratic Action (AD) and Primero Justicia (PJ) filed two constitutional amparo actions that were admitted by the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ)….