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Pompeo to UN chief: Iran’s activities undermine efforts to resolve conflicts

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) meets with Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres (R) on February 21, 2019 at the United Nations in New York. (AFP) March 15, 2019 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has informed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that Washington was concerned over the Iranian regime’s “destructive [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|Latin America, Middle East, Venezuela|

Venezuela’s ex-spy chief reveals Maduro’s ties to Iran-backed Hezbollah, drugs

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (R) meets with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, Sept. 16, 2016. (AP) February 26, 2019 Former head of Venezuela’s intelligence services Hugo Carvajal revealed powerful ties between the administration of President Nicolás Maduro and the Hezbollah terrorist group, as well as wide-spread corruption and drug activity, the New York Times reported on [...]

By |February 26th, 2019|Latin America, Venezuela|

Iran, Hezbollah won’t abandon cells in Venezuela

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (R) meets with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani during the 17th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit, in Margarita Island, Venezuela, on Sept. 16, 2016. (Xinhua) By Cathy Burke February 23, 2019 Hezbollah is "well-entrenched" in Venezuela — and will likely stay that way even if there is a regime change, according [...]

By |February 23rd, 2019|Latin America, Venezuela|

Hezbollah is in Venezuela to stay

Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah and Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, top, during a Hezbollah "victory over Israel" rally, in Beirut's bombed-out suburbs, Lebanon, Friday, Sept. 22, 2006. (AP) By Colin P. Clarke February 15, 2019 Responding to a question on current instability in Venezuela and the presence of terrorist groups in the region, specifically Lebanese [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|Latin America, Venezuela|

Hezbollah’s presence and Iran’s influence in Venezuela coming into focus

Photos of Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah and Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, top, during a Hezbollah "victory over Israel" rally, in Beirut's bombed-out suburbs, Lebanon, Friday, Sept. 22, 2006. (AP) By Penny L. Watson February 12, 2019 Admiral Craig S. Faller, Commander of U.S. Southern Command, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on [...]

By |February 12th, 2019|Latin America, Venezuela|

Hezbollah has active cells in Venezuela, says Pompeo in TV interview

Mike Pompeo said that Lebanese Hezbollah has active cells in Venezuela. (Al Arabiya) February 8, 2019 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Lebanese Hezbollah has active cells in Venezuela, in an interview with Fox Business channel on Wednesday. Pompeo was responding to a question on whether Venezuela was more of a [...]

By |February 8th, 2019|Latin America, Venezuela|

‘Hezbollah exploiting gold mines in Venezuela,’ politician reveals

Aerial view of an illegal mine located in Canaima National Park, Bolivar State, South-Eastern Venezuela. (Al Arabiya) January 16, 2019 Lebanese militant group Hezbollah controls gold exploration mines in Venezuela, opposition lawmaker Américo De Grazia revealed this week. In an interview with Miami-based Spanish newspaper Diario las Américas, De Grazia was criticizing President [...]

By |January 16th, 2019|Latin America, Venezuela|

Venezuela, Iran and Hezbollah – all hostile to the US – forge closer ties

Iranian students hold a poster of Lebanese Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah, left, Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez, right, at Tehran University in Iran. (AP) By Hollie McKay January 12, 2019 As Iran and Venezuela become increasingly isolated and sanctioned by the U.S and much of the international community, the two governments are [...]

By |January 12th, 2019|Latin America, Middle East, North America, USA, Venezuela|

Hezbollah announces support for Venezuelan vice president El Aissami to take over from Maduro

Hezbollah leaders view El Aissami as the best politician to ensure Chavismo survives in Venezuela. (Twitter) By Sabrina Martín August 13, 2017 The Islamic terrorist organization Hezbollah sees Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami as a possible key to keeping Chavismo alive. The newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat and the Al-Manar television network, which has strong ties to Hezbollah, reported [...]

By |August 13th, 2017|Latin America, Lebanon, Venezuela|