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Obama’s Legacy In Latin America: Militarization, Right-Wing Coups, & The Rule Of Wall St. By
“Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world” – William Shakespeare, from “Hamlet” NEW YORK —  (Opinion) It seems we have arrived at the...
Venezuela Breaks Ties With Brazil As Rousseff Impeachment Takes Effect By
The suspended Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff has been permanently removed from office by the country’s senate in an impeachment vote on Wednesday August 31, 2016. Rousseff was suspended in May 2016, after the senate voted to go ahead with the impeachment process....
Coups, Massacres And Contras: The Legacy Of Washington’s New Point Man In Latin America By
Mark Feierstein, former associate administrator for USAID and Washinton’s new point man on Latin America, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feierstein’s legacy of covert regime change has many Latin American leaders questioning Washington’s intents. WASHINGTON...
On Democracy And Orchestrated Overthrows In Venezuela And Ukraine By
On April 11, 2002, the democratically elected president of Venezuela was overthrown by a group of military officers who installed a prominent Venezuelan businessman as president. The Bush administration announced that day that it supported the coup.  Two days later, on...
One Year After Death, Venezuelans Celebrate Legacy Of Hugo Chavez By
Following a month of anti-government protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, tens of thousands of government supporters filled the streets Wednesday to commemorate the one year anniversary of the death of Maduro’s ally and predecessor, Hugo Chavez. As Reuters reports,...
What You Should Know About The Ukraine-Style Anti-Government Protests In Venezuela By
The US-supported opposition in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is taking its cue from the anti-government protests taking place across the Atlantic Ocean in Ukraine. Failing to win any of Venezuela’s elections by earning a popular mandate from the majority of the...
Competing Marches Bring Hundreds Of Thousands To Streets Of Venezuela By
Unrest continued in Venezuela on Saturday when competing pro- and anti-government marches brought an estimated hundreds of thousands onto the streets. Opposition forces blame economic problems and crime on leftist President Nicolas Maduro, while Maduro says the violence...