Eva Golinger writes that Latin America has been "subject to every tactic in the CIA book to ensure U.S. domination and control of its 'backyard' in the wake of NSA spying revelations against Venezuela.
On the eve of the much-anticipated Summit of the Americas, Senior White House Advisor Benjamin J.Rhodes downplayed his government's designation of Venezuela as a threat to U.S. national security on Tuesday.
On Wednesday morning Venezuela's National Assembly approved the Defence of Political Sovereignty and National Self Determination Law, making foreign funding of political organisations illegal. It also passed a reform to the Political Parties Law, bringing in a penalty for legislators who change political parties once in office.
By Eva Golinger- Postcards from the Revolution, Aug 5th 2010
Despite President Obama’s promise to President Chavez that his administration wouldn’t interfere in Venezuela’s internal affairs, the US-funded National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is channeling millions into anti-Chavez groups.