During an interview with The Real News Network on Wednesday, the actor and activist Danny Glover condemned the attacks by the United States against Venezuela and the actions that Washington has carried out with the resources of this Latin American people.
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Glover criticized the actions taken by the U.S. government led by Donald Trump, against the Venezuelan people and singled out the so-called "humanitarian aid" sent to Venezuela.
"Now what you’ve done is you’ve taken the billions of dollars that rightfully belong to the Venezuelan people, and what you’ve done is you’ve taken those millions of dollars, you’re putting sanctions on it, they can’t use their own money, their own resources," stated Glover before adding that "then you come as this knight in shining armor to save them and everything with a few million dollars of “humanitarian aid."
Glover noted that U.S. sanctions only affect the most vulnerable people, and put at risk the gains achieved by the Bolivarian Revolution in the last 20 years. For him "this is a very, very concise plan, a plan that was laid out," by U.S. government, that started with sanctions with former President Obama, but has escalated.
"The danger that we have now and the danger that we see is a full-scale conflict which will decimate not simply the gains that were made by this action called the Bolivarian Revolution over the last over the last 20 years," stated Glover.
The Bolivarian Government led by democratically elected president Nicolas Maduro, has denounced the constant aggressions of the North American nation and its interventionist role on the politics of Venezuela. On January 28, 2018, the United States prohibited companies and individuals from trading with the state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), a company that generates 90 of the currencies that enter the South American Country. country.
The American actor said that with these continuous actions, the US only seeks to "control the natural resources of the country". He denounced that the U.S. multinational oil and mining companies. and Canada, are behind the intensification of the conflict in Venezuelan soil.