Venezuela Heart of America: Maduro YES Trump NO

Previously published in ALBA Movimientos / The Dawn News / May 8, 2018 and TeleSUR Next May 20 the presidential elections will be held in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in a context of a multi-dimensional war organized by the empire. The Venezuelan people are suffering from a terrible economic embargo, diplomatic isolation, with paramilitary deployments in their territory as[…]

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The ICC Plays Scripted Role in Regime Change Plot Against Venezuela

United Nations U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, right, listens as Organization of American States Secretary General Luis Almargo speaks during a U.N. meeting on human rights concerns in Venezuela, Monday Nov. 13, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)  by Dakota Lilly, previously published in Mint Press News THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (Opinion) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou[…]

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Latin America: ‘Lula’s Condemnation a Blow to Brazil Democracy’

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez (R) welcomes Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, 2007. | Photo: Reuters Progressive and socialist leaders respond to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s arrest and imprisonment: from TeleSUR, April 5, 2018 Latin America‘s leaders are expressing their solidarity and condemning Brazil‘s decision to deny former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva‘s habeas corpus petition as[…]

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Blood on the Land in Brazil

by Gregory Duff Morton as published in Black Agenda Report, March 14, 2018 “The crimes appear to follow a simple, grim logic: kill the leaders.” Millions of Brazilians spent the evening of January 24 watching a courtroom on television. Three judges were scheduled to announce a verdict in the corruption case of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the country’s former[…]

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U.S. and Allies Look to Military Intervention in Venezuela

The signals that the U.S wants the military to overthrow Nicolas Maduro, the elected president of Venezuela, are growing stronger by the day. | AP by W.T. Whitney, Jr. originally published on People’s World, Feb 20, 2018 The Bolivarian social and political movement first led by former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and holding state power since 1999 has long faced[…]

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Honduras protests continue as U.S. puppet sworn in

In Tegucigalpa, police used tear gas against Nasralla’s supporters. by John Catalinotto, originally published on Workers World,  Jan 30, 2018 The rich supporters of the U.S.-backed president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, watched his Jan. 27 swearing-in ceremony at the national stadium in Tegucigalpa, the capital. JOH claimed a second term based on a widely disputed Nov. 26 electoral process.[…]

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Lamenting Venezuela’s ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ While Blocking Its Resolution

The responsibility of the U.S. citizenry and its press alike should be to oppose interference by our government. by Roger Harris, originally published in TeleSUR, 1/2/18 A New York Times headline screams “As Venezuela collapses, children are dying of hunger.” Lurid pictures show dead infants. A companion “article of the day teaching activities,” asks: “Why do some young children choose[…]

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Venezuela’s Fragile Revolution: From Chávez To Maduro

By Steve Ellner Above Photo: Andreas Lehner/ Flickr Professor Steve Ellner argues that by pinpointing strategic errors – especially in the context of unrelenting hostility by powerful forces on the right – Chavismo’s supporters and sympathizers can offer a corrective to the sweeping condemnations of the government of Nicolás Maduro now coming from both right and left. The Venezuelan experience of nearly[…]

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