This video says about itself:
24 January 2017
Trump‘s nominee for the United States State Department, Rex Tillerson of ExxonMobil (which has a long conflict with Venezuela about nationalised oil which it wants privatised), is already talking about regime change in Venezuela.
Washington has intensified pressure against the Maduro government in an attempt to open the country to oil corporations like ExxonMobil, whose former CEO is Trump’s secretary of state: here.
See also here.
If you remember one thing about Venezuela in the coming months, it is that the context to every story in the media is the Donald Trump administration cranking up intervention aimed at regime change. To give a clear example, a recent press leak revealed that US senators have submitted another Bill calling on the government to add more sanctions on Venezuela and to isolate it internationally: here.
With a brutality that would make even Cambodia’s Pol Pot blush, Venezuela’s dictator-in-chief, Nicolas Maduro, continues his onslaught against the Venezuelan people, enforcing mass starvation on the defenseless population. Or such is the alternative reality that Organization of American States (OAS) General Sectary Luis Almagro has conjured up for himself: here.
‘DEMOCRATS WANT TO PICK THEIR BATTLES WITH TRUMP. THEIR BASE WANTS ALL OUT WAR’ A look at the debate you can see play out in the confirmation hearings. [Jennifer Bendery and Sam Stein, HuffPost]
Though they reap the benefits of low-wage workers, Trump’s billionaire cabinet does not respect their humanity, writes MARZENA ZUKOWSKA.