Threats to the hegemony of the dollar
JANET Yellen, the U.S. treasury secretary, has finally acknowledged what has been obvious to most people for quite some time, namely that the imposition of sanctions against countries that the U.S. is hostile to, runs the risk of jeopardizing the hegemony of the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
Venezuela doubles oil output despite U.S. bans thanks to Iran’s help
Venezuela has doubled its oil production over the past months thanks to Iran’s help in defiance of U.S. sanctions against Caracas, oil industry analysts say.
Putin and Xi plot their SWIFT escape
Russia and China’s announcement of an independent financial trading platform will free nations under US sanctions from western intrusion into their commercial activities.
UN Expert Releases Full Report on Impact of U.S.-led Sanctions Against Venezuela
Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan reiterated her call for sanctions relief, stating they undermine Venezuelans’ human rights.
Outrage as COVAX reports blocked vaccine payments, U.S. sanctions blamed
Venezuela’s efforts at the Copa America football tournament have also been derailed after 15 players and staffers caught the virus, prompting calls for an investigation.
How Venezuela has held back COVID-19 in spite of the U.S. sanctions stranglehold on its economy
A seam of cruelty runs through U.S. policy, which by its sanctions regime prevents Venezuela from open trade of its oil to import key medical equipment to help break the chain of the virus and heal those infected by it.
850 thousand Insulin kits from Russia arrived in Venezuela (bypassing U.S. sanctions)
This Friday, a shipment of 850 thousand vials of 4 types of insulin from Russia arrived in Venezuela, being the 8th and 9th delivery within the framework of the Strategic Trade Alliance signed in 2019 between Russia and Venezuela in the International Economic Forum of St. Petersburg.
Trump hits Venezuela with new sanctions as CIA chief plugs intervention
The Trump government’s latest sanctions against Caracas come just two days after Venezuelan Foreign Minister Samuel Moncada publicly revealed that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was working alongside governments in Mexico and Colombia to topple the Maduro government.