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Russia Today Interview with Daniel Ortega: “The World is Changing, the US is Not”

August 23, 2010


“The world is changing, the US is not” – Nicaraguan president Published 23 August, 2010, 09:46 Edited 23 August, 2010, 17:51 Washington has an expansionary policy in which Latin America is simply a backyard for US military bases, believes Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega. Yahoo StumbleUpon Google Live Technorati Digg Reddit Mixx Propeller In an […]

Chavez Signs Deal in DR to Buy Stake in Oil Refinery; Chavez Also Meets with Zelaya

May 7, 2010


Presidents Leonel Fernandez and Hugo Chavez in the Dominican Republic This deal will put Venezuelan oil squarely in the Caribbean and make it much easier for Venezuela to provide oil to Haiti.  Two articles follow: Venezuela PDVSA Buys 49% Stake in Dominican Republic’s State-Owned Refinery CARACAS (Dow Jones)–Venezuela state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PVZ.YY), or PDVSA, […]

ALBA Agrees to Conslidate Sovereignty and Advance Toward Socialism

April 22, 2010


GRANMA April 20th, 2010 ALBA agrees to consolidate sovereignty and advance toward socialism CARACAS, April 19.— Member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA), agreed today in Venezuela to consolidate their integration and sovereignty in the interest of constructing the road to socialism, PL reported. At the final event of […]

Think Things Can’t Get Worse for Haiti’s Quake Victims Huddled Under Tarps? Chance of Major Hurricane Hit in US, Caribbean HIGH

April 8, 2010


Chance of major hurricane hit in US, Caribbean high: forecast by Staff Writers Miami (AFP) April 7, 2010 Cooling waters in the Pacific due to a weakening El Nino phenomenon and strong warming in the tropical Atlantic add up to a higher chance that a major hurricane will hit US or Caribbean coasts this year, […]

GOLINGER: Permanent Aggression, War on the Horizon in Latin America

March 13, 2010


Permanent Aggression, War on the horizon in Latin America March 12th 2010, by Eva Golinger – Correo del Orinoco International Latin America has suffered constant aggressions executed by Washington during the past two hundred years. Strategies and tactics of covert and overt warfare have been applied against different nations in the region, ranging from coup […]

Pres. Zelaya to Head Petrocaribe

March 6, 2010


The Associated Press March 6, 2010, 3:12PM ET Ousted former Honduran leader to head Petrocaribe  CARACAS, Venezuela Ousted former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya is taking on a new role: leading an energy consortium allowing poor Caribbean and Central American nations to buy oil on preferential terms from Venezuela. Zelaya accepted the invitation from Venezuelan President […]

New Carib/LatAm Group Will Plan Assistance to Haiti — US/Canada Need Not Apply

February 12, 2010


Caribbean and Latin-American Nations to create an entity without the US HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 12 (acn) The Summit of the Caribbean and Latin-American Unity will be held on Feb 22-23; in Cancun, Mexico, where the American nations will lay the foundations to create an organization that integrates all of the region’s 33 countries but Canada […]

CUBADEBATE: Is the US Likely to Launch a Military Attack Against Cuba?

December 25, 2009

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Opinion Is the U.S. likely to launch a military attack against Cuba? By Reinaldo Taladrid Herrero – November 27, 2009 A CubaNews translation. Edited by Walter Lippmann. “Bastion” Strategic Exercise, a regular drill carried out in Cuba (Photo: Prensa Latina) Let’s take a brief look at all variables of this complex equation. After World War […]

VIDEO: Grenada, Maurice Bishop Presente! – A Comrade Pays Tribute

June 1, 2009

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At the opening of the newly christened, Maurice Bishop International Airport on Friday, May 29, Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, paid tribute to his friend and comrade. PM  Gonsalves told the audience that  the decision to rename the Point Salines International airport after Bishop, was a symbolic gesture that can […]

GRENADA: “Welcome to Maurice Bishop International Airport”

May 31, 2009

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GRENADA HERALD Sunday, MAY 31, 2009 Welcome to the Maurice Bishop International Airport The sign says it all: Welcome to Maurice Bishop International ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the decision to rename the Point Salines International airport after the slain Grenadian Prime Minister, […]