According to Maduro, there is no doubt that it was a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration-supported maritime invasion to overthrow his government.
Twitter is based in the U.S., and the Trump administration has more potential power over the company compared to Bolsonaro and other world leaders.
In the event that military action escalates, will Bogota contribute? It honestly doesn’t matter. Its part of the job is already done.
It is a politically perverse move by the Trump administration ... to distract from the mess of the economic crisis.
It is the perfect storm: Venezuela's economic crisis and the arrival of the coronavirus.
The populist model, which blames any crisis on powerful external enemies ... now adds the unstoppable force of a nasty and, for now, hopeless virus.
. .. [T]here are serious difficulties for the revolutionary government in using its resources without going through the U.S. financial system, from which it is completely blocked.
[E]conomic sanctions imposed by the Trump administration ... have negatively affected the life of Venezuelans.
Nicaragua’s intense relationship with Russia ... is a source of great concern to the United States.
If this is not encirclement of the usurper on all four sides, then I do not know what to call it.