Daily Archives: April 15, 2019

GOLF: Tiger Woods wins Masters to claim first major in 11 years

GOLF: Tiger Woods wins 15th Major Title

Guyana Politics: Irfaan Ali’s inauspicious start – By Adam Harris

Irfaan Ali’s inauspicious start

Guyana Politics: I feel personally insulted by Irfaan Ali’s Press Conference – Freddie Kissoon

I feel personally insulted by what Irfaan Ali did

Lawlessness at the bus parks by Touts… as Traffic Chief turns up the heat

Lawlessness at the bus parks…Touts beg for second chance, as Traffic Chief turns up the heat

Is the U.S. Prepared to Accept a Defeat in Venezuela? – By Marco Teruggi

Is the U.S. Prepared to Accept a Defeat in Venezuela?

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By Marco Teruggi – Pagina 12 – April 12, 2019

The attack should have been short since the Maduro administration was not strong enough to resist. This was the conviction of the United States as they carried out a strategy to overthrow him: they built a President 2.0 Juan Guaido; they gave him a fictionalized government, international recognition, a collective narrative among mass media companies, accelerated economic sanctions at different levels. Overlapping these variables, different results were expected to be achieved on their path of getting a forced negotiation or the toppling of the government.

Events did not take the planned course. First and most important, the breaking of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB): a crucial element that should have happened but did not. A series of tactics were implemented for it, from internal conspiracy with the support of a lot of dollars, visas and guarantees, or the strategy of a latent threat of a possible U.S. intervention. A combination of bluff – an unloaded weapon pointed at your head – with built up dates to try to achieve a rupture, such as on February 23rd.      Continue reading

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