The News with Rick Sanchez - February 14, 2019 (20:00 ET)
‘Fire, fury & fear’: Is Haiti cursed?
Rick Sanchez points to Haiti and asks why their troubled political moment has so little media attention in compared to Venezuela, which is in many ways in far better shape. He then visits “Little Haiti” in Miami, Florida, to speak with Haitian TV Producer and journalist Jame Pierre about the mounting volatility and corruption in Haitian society today.
Russia, Iran, Turkey meet; slam US
A former BBC Syria producer has spoken up to corroborate reports that the alleged chemical attack in Douma in 2018 was staged by rebels. He said that after months of analysis he is “without a doubt” that it was so. But western news organizations were far too eager to report uncritically on the videos and blame Syrian President Bashar Assad for the “attack.” Former naval intelligence officer John Jordan joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the revelation and the future of the Syria conflict.
Citizens go after ‘war criminal’ Elliot Abrams
Protesters heckled the infamous Elliott Abrams, US envoy to Venezuela, at his testimony before Congress this week. It’s part of a sad pattern of those critical of US foreign policy needing to resort to disruptive tactics as the media greets them with scorn or else outright ignores them. RT America’s Michele Greenstein reports for the News with Rick Sanchez and interviews activist Ariel Gold, who was arrested at the hearing.