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Transformations in Latin America and the Caribbean

"We are not Anti-American, We are Anti-Imperialism"

My request to interview President Hugo Chavez Frias of Venezuela was finally granted on March 2nd while we were down in Montevideo, Uruguay with President Chavez for the inauguration of the new left-ish president and freedom fighter, Jose Mujica… Continue reading

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Venezuela's CANTV: What should a 21st century "socialist” telecommunications company look like?

Venezuela’s revolution has often been tied to the slogan “Socialism in the 21st Century.” What might that might mean concretely in changes under way in the renationalised state telecommunications company, CANTV? Continue reading

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Is Bolivia heading for Andean- Amazonian capitalism?

In spite of its considerable natural resources, this country of 10 million inhabitants is one of the poorest in Latin America… Continue reading

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Venezuela Celebrates Women’s Day, Discusses Abortion Rights

Venezuela celebrated International Women’s Day with a ceremony involving 200,000 women and some of Venezuela’s highest political female leaders… Continue reading

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Venezuelan Government Rejects Accusations of Links to Colombian Guerrilla and Spain’s ETA

Venezuela’s Ministry of Foreign Relations called allegations linking the Venezuelan government to the Basque separatist movement, ETA, and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, politically motivated and unacceptable in a statement released on Tuesday. Continue reading

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The Accusation that Links Chávez with ETA and the FARC is Fraudulent

In an impressive and well coordinated smear campaign, the Spanish corporate media has launched a preemptive strike against President Hugo Chávez. Continue reading

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Venezuelan Ambassador to US Senators: OAS Human Rights Report is Biased

Venezuela’s Ambassador to the United States, Bernardo Alvarez, responded yesterday to a call by US Senators Christopher Dodd and Richard Lugar to open a debate on Venezuela’s human rights record, stating that such a move is “tantamount to intervention.” Continue reading

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US protects Bolivian terrorist

The US authorities continue to harbour Branko Marinkovic, a leader of the Bolivian right-wing opposition accused of financing a terrorist cell to assassinate Bolivian President Evo Morales. Continue reading

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Bolivian women rise up

In January, Bolivia’s left-wing President Evo Morales began his second term by appointing a new cabinet in which women are equally represented for the first time. Continue reading

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Chavez’s Party Sets Procedure for Nominating Candidates for Venezuela’s Legislature

On Saturday 700 hundred delegates at the 13th meeting of the four month long United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) extraordinary congress unanimously approved internal regulations for nominating PSUV candidates to the National Assembly elections in September. Continue reading

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