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US Imposes Sanctions Against National Oil Company, PDVSA – Statement from the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

May 25, 2011


Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Ministry of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Statement Venezuela Rejects U.S. Sanctions Against PDVSA The Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has learned of the decision announced by the Department of State of the United States to impose sanctions against our oil national company, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), as part […]

Obama’s Latin America Policy: Continuity Without Change by Mark Weisbrot

May 23, 2011


Obama’s Latin America Policy: Continuity Without ChangeBy Mark Weisbrot This article was written for and published by the journal, Latin American Perspectives, May 2011. When Latin America’s left presidents watched the campaign of Barack Obama for president in 2008, they thought that they might finally see a U.S. president who would change Washington’s foreign policy […]

Venezuela to Leave Andean Trade Pact Due to Peru and Colombia Approval of Free Trade Agreements

April 22, 2011


Venezuela leaving Andean Community trade pact, new deals being negotiated with some nations By Associated Press, Thursday, April 21, 6:30 PM CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela will leave the Andean Community of Nations trade pact Friday after 38 years as a member, and it has yet to reach new long-term trade agreements with two of the bloc’s other […]

Cuba’s Unindictable Indictment of Int’l. Donor Response to Haiti

April 8, 2011


A year ago, during the international donors’ meeting at the United Nations, Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, made an extraordinary presentation regarding his country’s intended response to the devastating impact of the January 2010 earthquake on the people of Haiti.  He said that Cuba would not be making a financial contribution, rather it would […]

Cuban Docs and Their Unconditional Commitment to the People of Haiti

December 4, 2010


Cuban medics a big force on Haiti cholera frontline Fri, Dec 3 2010 By Pascal Fletcher PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – They don’t send out press releases, don’t have public information officers and their contacts are not widely publicized by the huge international humanitarian operation helping cholera-hit Haiti. But when the United Nations appeals for more doctors […]

The Coup Attempt in Ecuador — US Testing the Water?

October 1, 2010


Consider the following information regarding yesterday’s coup attempt in Ecuador.  First an RT interview with Eva Golinger.  Second, two articles, authored by Jean-Guy Allard — the first one confirms a story that broke in 2008 about US intelligence penetration of the Ecuadoran police and the second one describes the meddling by the US ambassador in […]

Tomorrow’s Venezuela Elections to the National Assembly – Another Step on Road to Democracy

September 25, 2010


Venezuela: Elections to the National Assembly – another step on the road to democracy * by Francisco Dominguez, VSC Secretary (Canada)   Venezuelans once again go to the polls Venezuelans vote on Sunday for the South American nation’s 165-seat National Assembly – its national parliament. This is the 16th national election or referenda since Chávez […]

At United Nations, Cuba Demands New World Political and Economic Order

September 21, 2010


acnnews 6 Cuba Demands New World Political and Economic Order at United Nations HAVANA, Cuba, Sept 21 (acn) Cuba demanded on Tuesday a new international political and economic order based on the principles of solidarity, social justice, equality and respect for the rights of the peoples and all human rights. Addressing the plenary session of […]

US and CNN Openly Protect and Support Venezuelan Terrorist, Raul Diaz — Chavez Not Amused

September 17, 2010


Above pic:  Diaz (c) and Ros-Lehtinen (r) U.S. Government and CNN Openly Protect and Support Venezuelan Terrorist By Tamara Pearson – Mérida, September 15th 2010 ( – Raul Diaz, sentenced for helping to plant explosives near two embassies in 2003, left Venezuela covertly on 5 September then entered the U.S and sought political asylum, […]

Weisbrot – The Venezuelan Economy: Media Sources Get It Wrong, Again

September 13, 2010


The Venezuelan Economy: Media Sources Get It Wrong, Again   By Mark Weisbrot   This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on September 11, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. The bulk of the media often gets pulled along for the ride when the United […]