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Planting seeds of regime change

How GMO seeds and Monsanto are driving US policy in Venezuela | Whitney Webb | As the political crisis in Venezuela has unfolded, much has been said about the Trump administration’s clear interest in the privatisation and exploitation of Venezuela’s oil reserves, the largest in the world, by American oil …

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Venezuela crisis worsened by sanctions: UN

Caracas, Venezuela | AFP | Sanctions have worsened Venezuela’s crippling economic and political crisis, the UN human rights chief said Wednesday, as Washington warned it may expand measures targeting President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government. UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said sanctions had exacerbated the crisis but also slammed Maduro’s “violations of civil and political rights” …

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Juan Guaido: the ‘kid’ taking on Venezuela’s Maduro

  Caracas, Venezuela | AFP | Juan Guaido proudly calls himself a “survivor.” He will need to be: the bold young politician, head of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled legislature, became public enemy number one when he declared himself interim president Wednesday, defying embattled President Nicolas Maduro. Guaido did not set out to …

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