The Guardian Takes Aim at Venezuela’s Democracy

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by Joe Emersberger from TeleSUR

The British newspaper recently published an editorial saying that President Nicolas Maduro’s government must be threatened with “pariah status.”

A Venezuelan opposition supporter holds a lit Molotov cocktail during clashes with riot police in Caracas on April 10, 2017. Photo: AFP

From 2006 to 2012, The Guardian’s output on Venezuela was dominated by its Caracas-based reporter, Rory Carroll, who tirelessly demonized, ridiculed and lied about the government of former president Hugo Chavez as it made rapid progress on reducing poverty.

The Guardian recently published an editorial saying that President Nicolas Maduro’s government must be threatened with “pariah status” by the “international community“ if it does not hold presidential elections by the end of 2018. This comes from a newspaper that continually attempts to rehabilitate former British prime minister Tony Blair, a man who played a key role in launching a war of aggression that killed…

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