The appointment of Elliott Abrams to replace Brian Hook as the next U.S. Special Representative for Iran is another low point for the Trump administration’s disastrous policy towards Iran. The dangerous conflict resulting from Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement will be exacerbated by a man committed to Washington’s failed policies of regime change, including in his present-day position as Trump’s representative for Venezuela.

Elliott Abrams has made a career of lying and committing criminal acts that have led to the death and suffering of innocent people from Guatemala to Iraq. He embraces militarism, covers up for gross human rights abuses, and has a history of supporting authoritarian regimes. 

Abrams’ resume...

After Washington’s meddling and unilateralist announcement imposing unilateral coercive measures on Zimbabwe, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza expressed his solidarity with the African people and Government as he rejected and described these measures as “illegal, arbitrary and inhumane.”

“From Venezuelan we reject the...

On Wednesday, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza reported that Venezuelan Consul in Boa Vista, Brasil, Faustino Torella passed away after a long battle against COVID-19.

“I regret to report that after a long battle against COVID-19, today our dear comrade Faustino Torrealba, consul of Venezuela in Boa Vista, where he was infected, passed away,” posted the Venezuelan...

Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza asserted on Monday that international relations must be reassessed in the face of the economic, communications and health damages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the world.

“The pain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to humankind cannot be in vain. Relations of production, human and international relations must be reassessed. The...

Investigation of US journalist exposes incursion of the Guaidó attorney in oil bribes against Venezuela

An extensive and argued investigation prepared by the American journalist Anya Parampil for the website The Grayzone reveals the network of corruption and bribery to the detriment of the Venezuelan State in which José Ignacio Hernández is involved, who until July served as “attorney” for the...

“That issue was reactivated”, in this way, the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, confirmed the meeting between the Vice-president of Communication, Culture and Tourism, Jorge Rodríguez, with a Norwegian delegation to resume political dialogue between the National Government and the Venezuelan extreme right.

“Jorge Rodríguez is talking, he received them here and now he is coordinating...

In an interview with Colombian radio station Radio W on Wednesday, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza affirmed that the recent acts of vandalism and looting against the Venezuelan Consulate in Bogotá are the consequence of systematic attacks from Colombian territory against Venezuelan.

“It was not a robbery; it was a dismantling with malice, viciousness, and with...

The People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, denounced on Monday night that the Consulate of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Bogotá has been completely vandalized and looted.

This fact shows the clear failure of the Colombian Government to comply with the provisions of Article 45 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, which states that:

“In the event...

Following recent statements by the U.S. government to discredit democracy in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza warned that the U.S. empire is plotting to sabotage the election of the National Assembly to be held on December 6 in the South American nation.

On his Twitter account @jaarreaza, the head of the Venezuelan diplomacy...

On May 1, different domestic and international media reported three Venezuelan citizens died and five were injured after a water truck ran them over in the Republic of Peru while they were sleeping on the side of a road that was allegedly blocked in the province of Barranca.

Forced by harsh economic, social conditions, and after being evicted from their residences due to the COVID-19 pandemic...

telesurThe multistate news signal of Latin America and the Caribbean, teleSUR, celebrates its 15th anniversary of uninterrupted broadcasting, and Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza seized this occasion to extend his congratulations to the network’s human, interdisciplinary staff.

“We congratulate the men and women who work at all levels and multidisciplinary areas of teleSUR news network for...