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VENEZUELA: The Grand Coup Against Nicolas Maduro

VENEZUELA: The Grand Coup Against Nicolas Maduro

The world’s oldest regional group, OAS has, alternately, been accused of serving as an instrument of U.S. hegemony, or of being ineffectual and paralyzed.

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BRAZIL: Michel Temer Calls Allegations Against Him ‘Irresponsible’

BRAZIL: Michel Temer Calls Allegations Against Him ‘Irresponsible’

Michel Temer said that plea bargain testimony linking him bribery scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras was dishonest and “irresponsible.”

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BRAZIL: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Returns To Crusading Judge

BRAZIL: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Returns To Crusading Judge

If Lula is convicted of any crime, he could not run for president for eight years under Brazil’s clean-slate law.

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VENEZUELA: Miza Colmenares To Maduro: ‘We Want Food’

VENEZUELA: Miza Colmenares To Maduro: ‘We Want Food’

“We’re not eating. People are desperate for a looting,” said mother-of-three Miza Colmenares.

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AMERICAS: Fighting Colonialism: The Lessons From Latin America

AMERICAS: Fighting Colonialism: The Lessons From Latin America

“It’s not sufficient to go somewhere and say, ‘I declare you decolonized!’ and that’s it, they’re decolonized. No,” said the Vice Minister Felix Cardenas to teleSUR in an interview

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ARGENTINA: Mauricio Macri A Breath Of Fresh Air: Here’s Why

ARGENTINA: Mauricio Macri A Breath Of Fresh Air: Here’s Why

Unlike Fidel Castro, Chávez, Rousseff and others, Macri never served as a Marxist guerilla in his youth.

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VENEZUELA: Opposition Challenging On Hugo Chavez Family Turf

Hugo Chavez family’s grip on Barinas, which it has governed since the late 1990s, appears to be slipping amid what polls indicate.

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NIGERIA: Boko Haram Ranked World’s Deadliest Terrorist Group

NIGERIA: Boko Haram Ranked World’s Deadliest Terrorist Group

Boko Haram, the militant group that was responsible for 6,664 deaths last year, more than any other terrorist group in the world.

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LATIN AMERICA: US Espionage Takes Center Stage

LATIN AMERICA: US Espionage Takes Center Stage

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff was outraged over revelations of NSA espionage against her government.

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VENEZUELA: Nicolás Maduro Vows Not To Give Up Power

Nicolás Maduro says he’ll ignore the December election if his party loses. Even the OAS is upset.

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PUERTO RICO: The Greece Of The Caribbean

Puerto Rico is a colony of the United States and has been such since it was seized by the U.S. during the Spanish-American War in 1898.

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ARGENTINA: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Biography And Profile

ARGENTINA: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Biography And Profile

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, née Cristina Fernández born February 19, 1953, La Plata, Argentina. Read Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Biography & Profile.

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CUBA: Communism, Capitalism And The Church Survival In Cuban Society

CUBA: Communism, Capitalism And The Church Survival In Cuban Society

University of Notre Dame theologian Father Robert Pelton: “The Catholic Church has to exist with systems that don’t agree with it.”

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CUBA: We Unite For Sake Of Family – Cuban-American Families

CUBA: We Unite For Sake Of Family – Cuban-American Families

“We have always been about reconciliation and building bridges,” Frances Gomez said. Read more.

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AMERICAS: Corruption In Latin America And Marijuana Legalization: The Case Of Ex-President Molina

AMERICAS: Corruption In Latin America And Marijuana Legalization: The Case Of Ex-President Molina

The case of Molina should thus encourage a skeptical view of facile comparisons between Uruguay and other American nations. Read more.

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GUATEMALA: President Otto Perez Molina Resigned Because…

Guatemala’s systemic corruption is not just a matter of stealing government revenue: It has left the country plagued by brutal violence. Read more.

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GUATEMALA: Otto Perez Molina Biography And Profile

GUATEMALA: Otto Perez Molina Biography And Profile

Born in Guatemala 1950 in a family where moral principles, ethical values ​​are the basis for human formation. Read Otto Perez Molina Biography And Profile.

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NIGERIA: Chief Willie Maduabuchi Obiano Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Chief Willie Maduabuchi Obiano Biography And Profile

Chief Obiano was John F. Kennedy Essay Winner 1974 at CKC. Read Chief Willie Maduabuchi Obiano biography and profile.

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