Venezuelan governmental authorities have provided what they allege is evidence of former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe’s involvement in the current disturbances and violence. They also claim that the US has provided some advice, and that mercenaries are involved.
By Gregory Wilpert - NY Times eXaminer, Oct 1st 2013
Venezuelanalysis.com founder Gregory Wilpert critiques the New York Times’ coverage of Venezuela – U.S. relations following the expulsion of three U.S. diplomats from Venezuela by President Nicolas Maduro.
The Venezuelan government expressed outrage at U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday for calling Hugo Chavez's policies "authoritarian" at such a "delicate moment," with the Venezuelan president recovering from a difficult cancer surgery.
By John Bresnahan - Politico/NJ.com, Jul 30th 2012
For years in the House and in his current bid for Senate, Florida GOP Rep. Connie Mack has attacked Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez with a zeal possibly unmatched in Congress... But the full story of Mack’s anti-Chávez campaign doesn’t end there. In a little-noticed and highly unusual episode, a trio of Mack staffers worked with a secretive nonprofit group whose sole purpose appears to be promoting the congressman’s crusade against Chávez