The self-declared “president” of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, announced yesterday that he proceeds to the final phase of overthrowing the democratically elected President of the country, Nicolas Maduro. The United States and the “allied” EU countries were quick to offer their support, with rather provocative statements, declaring that in this way they “protect the Constitution” and the people of Venezuela. The mainstream Western media keep parroting the propaganda dictated by the embassies and the ministries of foreign affairs of the great powers.
The recognition by the USA of the largely defeated candidate in Venezuela’s Presidential elections, as “interim President” of the country is a blatant interference of the Americans in the internal affairs of an independent, sovereign state. Venezuela is experiencing an unprecedented situation, where the defeated in the elections presidential candidate, declares himself president and the “World President” rushes to recognize him. Close behind the sidekick countries of Latin America (the so-called “Lima group” declare that they recognize the leader of the Opposition as President, and, backed up by the OAS, exert pressure for the “restoration of democratic order” (change of regime, that is) in Venezuela. (more…)