Sergio Garrido of the MUD—the pro-imperialist, coup-plotting opposition—defeated the PSUV candidate in the election for the governor of Barinas.
As the Maduro government has attempted to make workers pay for the crisis, it has met the resistance of working-class activists with increasing state repression, arrests, and victimization.
The US and the EU had already announced in advance they would not recognize the results, but the Guaidó card is exhausted. The PSUV victory announces a deepening of its rightward political shift.
On March 7, Venezuela was plunged into a nationwide blackout from which it has not yet fully recovered.
The attempt to push “aid” through the border was not successful. Imperialism did not achieve its aims, and that’s a victory for our side.
Everything is now being ramped up for February 23: the day US puppet Guaidó has set for “humanitarian aid” to enter the country.
The IMT commits itself to continue and redouble the efforts of the Hands off Venezuela campaign and take it into the labour and youth movement worldwide.
An international, anti-imperialist solidarity movement needs to be raised across the world against the US-led coup attempt.
The ongoing attempt by Washington and the reactionary Venezuelan opposition to remove President Maduro will reach a key stage today.
A coup is underway in Venezuela, promoted by imperialism and its lackeys of the Lima cartel; and executed by its puppets in the opposition.
A US-backed imperialist coup attempt is underway in Venezuela after Maduro’s swearing in to the presidency.
The Venezuelan people must take the fight to their parasitic importer bourgeoisie if the nation is to overcome the imperialist siege.