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How two ex-Green Berets were lured into a disastrous failed coup in Venezuela

In May, President Nicolás Maduro announced that Venezuelan security forces thwarted an attempted coup led by two former US Green Berets, releasing video footage that showed a ragtag group of men rounded up in a coastal village. However, the U.S. State Department described the event as “propaganda.” In a statement […]
How two ex-Green Berets were lured into a disastrous failed coup in Venezuela
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Venezuela has not paid employees at its English-language media operation in months. It’s instead relying on Cuban students to win the propaganda war.

Workers at Venezuelan state news outlet teleSUR English, headquartered in Quito, Ecuador, have not been paid for months, according to internal chats obtained by Insider. The government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro does not want to lose the outlet, considering it a key component in its propaganda war against its […]
Venezuela has not paid employees at its English-language media operation in months. It’s instead relying on Cuban students to win the propaganda war.
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9 mind-blowing facts about Venezuela’s economy

Venezuela is going through one of the worst political and economic crises in modern history. Once a stable democracy and economic powerhouse, Venezuela is now on the brink of collapse and the country is effectively insolvent. Read on for nine hard-to-believe facts about Venezuela’s economy today. Visit Markets Insider’s homepage […]
9 mind-blowing facts about Venezuela’s economy
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2nd-highest ranking US military officer reportedly slammed his hands on table after growing tired of John Bolton’s aides at fiery meeting

Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, the US’s second-highest-ranking military officer, reportedly grew upset at interruptions by national security adviser John Bolton’s aides during a meeting. The aides queried Selva on exercising military options in response to the crisis in Venezuela, according to The Washington Post. Selva reportedly cautioned against escalating […]
2nd-highest ranking US military officer reportedly slammed his hands on table after growing tired of John Bolton’s aides at fiery meeting
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Why the US is sanctioning Venezuela

Venezuela is suffering a humanitarian crisis after its economy crashed and was rocked by hyperinflation. Juan Guaidó claimed the interim presidency in an attempt to oust the sitting President Nicolás Maduro. The US is showing support for Guaidó by imposing financial sanctions against Maduro’s government. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Why the US is sanctioning Venezuela