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Transformations in Latin America and the Caribbean

When You Fail to Recognize a Tactical Failure, the Windows for a Strategic Defeat Open

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Bolivia’s Morales accuses Washington of encouraging “failed coup in Ecuador”

Bolivian president Evo Morales said that during the current decade United States intervened in four attempted coups against democratic governments in Latin America, but was only able to win in Honduras. Continue reading

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Cuba-Venezuela Submarine Cable will be Ready in July 2011

The submarine optical fiber cable between Cuba, Venezuela and Jamaica will be ready in July 2011, said the Cuban Vice Minister of Computing and Communications, Alberto Rodríguez. Continue reading

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Continuation of Terrorist Plans from the US

As news was published that Luis Posada Carriles and various extremist organizations based in the US intend to carry on their plans of violent and paramilitary actions against Cuba, international terrorist Francisco Antonio Chávez Abarca was arrested in Venezuela last July 1st. Continue reading

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Bolivia Imports Sugar to Meet Domestic Demand

The Bolivian government reached an agreement with five privately-owned sugar mills to immediately import one million quintales (100,000 tons) of sugar to meet domestic demand, an official source confirmed today. Continue reading

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Inept Government Leadership Caused “Inadequate Triumph” in Elections

The admirable battle [the name given to the PSUV’s election campaign] could have ended in defeat, if President Chavez hadn’t once again taken the electoral campaign on his shoulders. Continue reading

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Colombian-Venezuelan Integration Furthered after July Break in Ties

Yesterday joint Colombia-Venezuela commissions as well as the foreign ministers from each country met in the border city of Cucuta, Colombia to renew and concretise agreements after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and recently elected Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos renewed relations between the countries in August. Continue reading

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Chávez Revving Up Revolution with Land Takeovers

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced the expropriation of a subsidiary of the British Vestey Group, and of Agroisleña, a major agricultural firm founded by Spaniards half a century ago, indicating that he is radicalising his Bolivarian revolution in spite of a drop in support for him in the recent parliamentary elections. Continue reading

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Ecuador: Police Mutiny Threatens Democracy

With the backing of large crowds of supporters in the streets and of statements from presidents throughout Latin America, the Ecuadorian government of Rafael Correa is attempting to quell a riot by hundreds of police protesting a cut in their benefits which has thrown the country into chaos. Continue reading

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Ecuador Will Deepen and Radicalize its Citizens' Revolution

The popular mobilization that defeated the September 30 coup attempt in Ecuador will allow the radicalization and deepening of the political project of the Citizens’ Revolution, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño affirmed in a press conference. Continue reading

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