Skip to comments.Venezuela to bring complaint against US at UN
Posted on 05/19/2014 9:02:22 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota
Caracas (AFP) - Venezuela vowed Sunday to accuse the United States of meddling in its political crisis at the United Nations and other international organizations.
President Nicolas Maduro's socialist administration has been jolted by three months of often deadly street protests that have killed 42 people and wounded more than 800.
Violent protests began in February as an outpouring of anger against the government's inability to tamp down the high crime rate, but quickly spread and included protests against the lack of household basics like milk and toilet paper in this oil-rich nation.
The government has blamed local elites and the United States for what it says is trying to oust Maduro, an elected leftist who succeeded the late longtime President Hugo Chavez. The two countries have had strained bilateral ties for more than a decade.
"We will be making formal complaints at the United Nations, since (the United States) is violating the UN Charter," Foreign Minister Elias Jaua charged on Televen television.
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Good idea, taking it to the UN though.
Supporting despotic, socialist (or Islamic) totalitarianism is in keeping with the UN's character.
Move the UN to VZ.
They deserve each other.
Yeah, the expected results of nationalizing all private industry is starting to pay off! Now that they have achieved income equality, and are realizing hyper inflation, they must deflect blame in order to keep the masses ignorant of the truth.
Their people are suffering food and water rationing, and their dear leaders deflect blame. Too bad that our own dear leader will likely accept the blame for the Venezualan plight.
“President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist administration has been jolted by three months of often deadly street protests that have killed 42 people and wounded more than 800.”
Street protests? What street protests? I haven’t seen any of this on the news so obviously it never happened.
Crappy things happen to crappy countries because they have crappy governments. The math is simple.
I see another bow in the little islamist’s future.
What if South America turns totally against the US? What can we even do?
At least Maduro didn’t blame Bush. Obama does...