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Transformations in Latin America and the Caribbean

Joint Solidarity Statement – Stop the Threat Against Venezuela Now!

[This joint statement is initiated by Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM), Working People’s Association (PRP), Indonesia and Socialist Alliance, Australia. Continue reading

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Ecuador Signs Historic Deal to Keep Oil in the Soil and CO2 Out of the Atmosphere

Praise for Pioneering Proposal is Mixed with Concerns by Indigenous Groups Over New Drilling Planned in Southern Ecuador’s Pristine Rainforest Continue reading

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Bolivia court upholds seizure of US man&39;s ranch

A Bolivian court has upheld a government decision to seize a ranch from a U.S. cattleman and his family on the grounds they treated workers as virtual slaves, an official announced Monday Continue reading

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Venezuela: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

What is U.S. policy regarding Venezuela seeking to achieve? One can easily think of three broad trajectories. Continue reading

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Venezuela Provides More than One Million Free Eye Operations to Latin Americans

The Venezuelan and Cuban health care program which performs free eye surgery for people around Latin America has treated over 1 million patients since 2004, according to data released by the Venezuelan government earlier this month. Continue reading

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Public Letter to The Washington Post Editorial Board

Once again, the Post’s editorial page dogmatically editorializes against the Venezuelan government, asserting that a collection of Google maps and a bunch of outdated pictures taken out of context – presented by Álvaro Uribe’s government in a media show — are the most recent “proof” of Venezuela’s support for “terrorist” groups. Continue reading

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Venezuela Detects Increased Colombian Spy Flights, Increases Border Military Presence

In response to the detection of increased Colombian military aircraft near the border with Venezuela, Venezuela created ten special military zones along its border to defend against any potential armed aggression. Continue reading

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Chávez Pushes the Limits: Radicalization and Discontent in Venezuela

On January 13, several spontaneous protests broke out in Caracas in response to the Hugo Chávez government’s decision to apply its nationwide electricity rationing plan to the nation’s capital. Continue reading

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UNASUR Channels Venezuela&39;&39;s Peace Proposals

The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) has properly channelled the proposals of Venezuela to solve the conflict with Colombia, said Nicolás Maduro, Foreign Minister of Venezuela, at the 39th Summit of the MERCOSUR and associated states Tuesday. Continue reading

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Grassroots Rising: The Story of Evo Morales

Although the rhetoric against the left-leaning governments in Latin America in the US media has calmed down since the Obama administration moved into the White House, it is safe to assume that the continuing popularity of these governments and their alliances with those Washington considers enemies concerns the foreign policy establishment. Continue reading

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