Yet again the corporate media is functioning as an echo chamber for the Pentagon and the CIA as they seek to overthrow a sovereign government. The situation in Venezuela has been outrageously distorted in mainstream outlets, but there are progressive alternative media outlets providing excellent regular reporting on the true state of the country as it resists a U.S. orchestrated coup. Below is a list of recommended reading.
This site is an excellent source in English and Spanish. Their site says, “We are a group of independent journalists and researchers dedicated to studying the war against Venezuela and global conflict. Our content is totally free.”
This English-language newspaper online is a very good source of up-to-date news and analysis from a progressive perspective. Started in 2018 by Venezuelans to bring to the outside world the reality that is hidden in the U.S. press.
The Venezuelan television network begun by Hugo Chávez to provide an alternative, progressive media outlet for Latin America and the world. It has also an English link and provides up-to-date articles and videos.
THE GRAY ZONE PROJECT
Max Blumenthal, award-winning journalist and author, is editor of the website, along with co-editor Anya Parampil, both of whom reported recently from Venezuela.
The making of Juan Guaidó: How the U.S. regime-change laboratory created Venezuela’s coup leader
Contains eyewitness coverage from Gloria La Riva’s recent visit to Venezuela, and videos, plus other PSL writers’ articles on latest developments and analysis
Terrorist plot in Venezuela thwarted
CORREO DEL ORINOCO
This is the website of the Venezuelan government, Spanish language.
MINT PRESS NEWS
Informative website on news of Venezuela and other relevant developments.
Watch Abby Martin of “Empire Files” in this great exposé of the U.S. coup against Venezuela with UN Rapporteur Alfred de Zayas
An all-English site with up-to-date news and analysis, plus historical background
CON EL MAZO DANDO
In Spanish only, this is a website as well as TV program that airs live on Youtube every Wednesday, starting 7 pm EDT, ending 5 hours later. It is a very popular program in Venezuela, and is led by Diosdado Cabello, vice-president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. To view the recorded shows, go to Youtube.com and then “Con el Mazo Dando.”
In Spanish with an English edition, Cuba’s newspaper covers vital news about Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua and all Latin America and the Caribbean.
RADIO HAVANA CUBA
A vital source of information, RHC transmits in English, Spanish, Creole, and several other languages. You can access it by internet at: www.rhc.cu, and by shortwave radio.
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