Venezuela & ALBA News 4.21.2023: NATO’s Growing Military Presence in Latin America and the Caribbean
Ultima Noticias: President Maduro supports International Conference promoted by Petro
This conference takes place in Bogotá on April 25 with 19 countries invited. “I told the foreign minister to convey to Gustavo Petro all my support for this conference to be successful,” said the Venezuelan head of state. It is important that “the entire international community has a single voice, zero sanctions against Venezuela.” “I expressed Venezuela’s full support for this summit to energize and revive the entire struggle of our country to achieve respect for our sovereignty, our independence and the definitive lifting of all unilateral coercive measures.”
Venezuelanalysis: Venezuela and Russia Renew Cooperation Agreements During Lavrov Visit
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Yván Gil welcomed his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Caracas where the pair announced efforts to work on joint projects in oil production, agriculture, medicine, and space exploration. “We are going to continue working to strengthen relations between the Russian Federation and Venezuela, two strategic partners,” said Gil during a press conference. Lavrov, for his part, said that Venezuela was among Russia’s “most reliable partners.” Caracas and Moscow recently announced that they would develop a new shipping route between the two countries to facilitate trade.
Kawsachun News video: Venezuela at UN Emergency Session on Ukraine
Intervention of Ambassador Representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the UN, Samuel Moncada, at the UN on the situation in Ukraine.
Mision Verdad: Nicolás Maduro as President of Venezuela for 10 Years: 10 Milestones
Except for the 2015 parliamentary elections, the president has led the Chavista parties in electoral victories on nine occasions, including two presidential elections, the 2020 parliamentary elections, two regional elections, and an election of a National Constituent Assembly. The attacks against President Maduro’s mandate have been constant, unprecedented, and irrational. Maduro is the only president in history against whom a national “trial” was organized abroad, without his presence, while he was exercising the full functions of his office. In March 2020, US Attorney General Barr declared President Maduro a criminal, accusing him of being a “drug trafficker and financier of terrorism” and put a $15 million price on his head in order to trigger international action to capture him.
Venezuela has developed an integral security structure, with the civic-military union as its base. This has helped the country overcome all attacks, drone assassination attempt, classic military coup attempt, the battle of the border bridges between Venezuela and Colombia, Operation Gideon.