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Argentina: Milei’s War on Workers Met with General Strike

By Adam Wetzstein, posted on Workers World, January 26, 2024 I see this as a warning to us. [jb] After decades of rapid inflation and economic crisis, Argentine voters last November elected economics professor Javier Milei as president. However, many consider Milei an Argentine variant of his pro-fascist Brazilian neighbor, former President João Bolsonaro, or even of Donald Trump. His[…]

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US Congressional Resolution Calls for Annulling the Monroe Doctrine and Ending Sanctions

by Roger D. Harris, published on Popular Resistance, January 18, 2024 Now, 200 years after President James Monroe first promulgated his dictate giving the Yankees dominion of the rest of the hemisphere, a congressional resolution calls for annulling the Monroe Doctrine and replacing it with a “new good neighbor” policy. The intent is to “foster improved relations and deeper, more effective cooperation”[…]

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Venezuela Condemns US Supreme Court Ruling on CITGO

from the Orinoco Tribune, published January 10, 2024 Venezuelan Minister of Communication and Information Freddy Ñáñez stated that the Venezuelan government condemns the recent decision by the United States Supreme Court to ratify the dispossession of CITGO Petroleum Corporation. Through a social media post published Tuesday, December 9, Minister Ñáñez wrote that the action violates the agreements signed in Barbados[…]

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A Peoples’ Victory — Alex Saab is Free and Home in Venezuela!

bu Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, December 21, 2023 Alex Saab is free and home in Venezuela. For three and a half years (1,280 days), Saab, a Venezuelan diplomat, had been held in torturous conditions by the U.S. government. (The author traveled to Cabo Verde in June 2021 in a delegation with Roger Harris and Bishop Felipe Teixeira in[…]

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Guyana-Venezuela Dispute: Understanding the background and Opposing war

by Francisco Dominguez, published on Countercurrents, December 18, 2023 If there were any misgivings about the actions undertaken by the government of Venezuela around the territorial dispute with Guyana, the joint military exercises between Guyana Defence Forces (GDF) and the US Southern Command (SouthCom) explain what really lies behind things. Venezuela’s claimed territory, also known as Guayana Esequiba, is 159,500 square kilometres[…]

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How the Campaign to Free Venezuelan Political Prisoner Alex Saab Succeeded

by Roger D. Harris, published on Dissident Voice, December 21, 2023 Alex Saab was freed from US captivity in what Venezuelan Prof. Maria Victor Paez described as “a triumph of Venezuelan diplomacy.” The diplomat had been imprisoned for trying to bring humanitarian supplies to Venezuela in legal international trade but in circumvention of Washington’s illegal economic coercive measures, also known[…]

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ExxonMobil And a Possible War in South America

by Vijay Prashad, produced by Globetrotter, December 5, 2023 News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Dec. 4, 2023: On December 3, 2023, a large number of registered voters in Venezuela voted in a referendum over the Essequibo region that is disputed with neighboring Guyana. Nearly all those who voted answered yes to the five questions. These questions asked the Venezuelan people to affirm[…]

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Alex Saab is Free: A victory Over US Imperialist Sanctions

by staff, published on Fight Back! News, December 20, 2023 Miami, FL – Alex Saab, a Venezuelan diplomat, is now free after long negotiations between Venezuela’s government and the U.S. State Department. Saab flew back to Venezuela on Wednesday, December 20 into the waiting arms of his wife, Camilla Fabri Saab. He will be able to hug his children after[…]

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New Mood In The World Will Put An End To The Global Monroe Doctrine

by Vijay Prashad, produced by  Tricontinental, November 24, 2023 Every day since 7 October has felt like an International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, with hundreds of thousands gathering in Istanbul, a million in Jakarta, and then yet another million across Africa and Latin America to demand an end to the brutal attack being carried out by Israel (with the collusion of the[…]

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Stop the Israeli Genocide Against the Palestinian People!

Statement from Venezuelan Unions, published on Labor Today, October 21, 2023 We, the Central Unitaria de Trabajadores de Venezuela (CUTV) and the Frente Nacional de Lucha de la Clase Trabajadora (FNLCT),  strongly and categorically condemn the genocidal assault of the Zionist government. We strongly and categorically condemn the genocidal attack by the Zionist State of Israel against the Palestinian people. […]

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