The United States has always been an enemy of the Bolivarian Revolution, and any attempt in Latin America to free itself from the tentacles of US capitalism, according to Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst and activist.
Hoenig, a former Green Party candidate for Congress, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Monday while commenting on a statement by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who has said Washington is considering oil sanctions against Venezuela, in a bid to put further pressure on the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
“This is under study, it’s under consideration,” Tillerson said during a press briefing in the Argentinean capital Buenos Aires on Sunday night.
Venezuela, which sits atop the world’s largest oil reserves, has been struggling with a worsening economic situation during the past years.
Government critics blame Maduro, who rose to power after the late Hugo Chavez in 2013, for the…