Caracas_ The economic sanctions against Venezuela and the resurgence of the political siege of military threats today mark the agenda for a change of power in the nation through a coup d'état, gestated by the US government, Prensa Latina reports.

Some experts seem to agree that the latest announcements of Donald Trump's administration confirm a true economic interest in the South American country, and not the supposed restoration of democracy promoted by the White House.

Venezuelan journalist William Serafino explains that Washington is betting on the resurgence of financial restrictions to stimulate a change of regime and produce a social, political, institutional and military fracture.

The editor-in-chief of the investigation portal Misión Verdad assures that this is a well-known tactic against Venezuela and other progressive projects in the region.

"They believe that as the economic situation deteriorates they will have greater capacity to mobilize the population and provoke military ruptures and, consequently, the overthrow," he stresses.

According to Serafino, the installation of a parallel government led by opposition deputy Juan Guaidó confirms the failure of tactics such as the promotion of its financial sanctions campaigns through the Organization of American States or the United Nations.

Then the tactic turns towards economic attrition and social explosion, which also guarantees access to Venezuelan properties and loans on US soil and, on the other, prepare the ground for a desired change of system in Caracas.

As part of its agenda, this strategy seeks to unleash a chaos in the country's finances, which already report losses of about 350 billion dollars in production of goods and services between 2013 and 2017, according to data from the Economic Debates Unit of the Latin American Geopolitical Strategic Center (Celag).

Even media like The New York Times warn about how the US siege, "aimed at damaging the Executive of Nicolás Maduro, harms the citizenship."

On his part, Geoff Ramsey, researcher at the WOLA, (The Washington Office on Latin America) explained to the BBC that these are 'very strong' measures for the internal economy of the South American nation.

"We do not know if these sanctions will produce a break in the government, what we do know is that there will be an impact on the population. The suffering of the Venezuelan people will increase because of these sanctions”, the expert acknowledged.

These opinions contravene the narrative that the blockade only affects the 'regime', with consequences that do not reach society as a whole, to which on the other hand they promise a 'humanitarian aid'.

The scenario has collateral damages already known in other countries, Serafino admits, but in the particular case of Venezuela, one can aspire to consolidate investments with other markets such as China, Russia or Turkey.

Right now incentives are being promoted so that the country can enter with greater participation in this whole bloc that has a proposal from the economic point of view, the journalist points out.

A group of financial entities try to 'de-dollarize' the oil market, so these sanctions would mean the impulse to bet on these alternatives instead of suffocating the economy.

"We can expect that the investments with others will be consolidated and that Venezuela will just integrate with much greater strength any multi-polar axis that is not only geopolitical but also multi-economic".

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