Leonardo Flores was a staff member of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C., when it was under the control of its rightful owner, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. He was born in Venezuela and is currently Latin American campaign coordinator for Code Pink: Women for Peace.
Sharon Black is a community organizer with the Peoples Power Assembly in Baltimore and a writer for Struggle-La Lucha.
In this video interview, Flores describes the recent U.S. imperialist war threats against Venezuela, the historical background on U.S. attempts to intervene and the toll caused by sanctions. Flores also discusses what is taking place in Venezuela in response to the coronavirus pandemic.