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

April 22, 2011

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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 […]

OAS: No Action on Colombia Allegations Regarding FARC in Venezuela

August 27, 2010

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OAS: No action on Venezuela FARC allegations Wednesday, 25 August 2010 14:28 Kirsten Begg Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza said Wednesday the international body has done everything it can to help patch up relations between Colombia and Venezuela. “The [Colombian] petition has been presented … there’s nothing else that can […]

Blackwater Provided “Unauthorized” Training in Colombia

August 25, 2010

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In a State Department report, largely about Blackwater trafficking arms and violating export regulations in Iraq and Afghanistan, there is information about the company  providing “unauthorized” military training in Colombia without the Department’s permission.  By pointing the finger at Blackwater now, the State Department is building its case for plausible deniability — “we had no idea […]

WEISBROT: Does Washington Want Normal Diplomatic Relations with Venezuela?

August 18, 2010

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  Does Washington Want Normal Diplomatic Relations With Venezuela? By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on August 18, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. While President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and the new President of Colombia, Manuel Santos met in Santa Marta, […]

PANAMAX: US Military Exercises with 16 Countries in Latin America

August 16, 2010

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Here’s an English translation of the original article in Spanish which also follows.  The article is from the website “La Radio Primerisima” in Nicaragua. The exercises will be in the vicinity of the Panama Canal, Colombia, and the US states of Virginia and Florida.  Looks like jumpout squad hopscotch targeting Venezuela.  And, those US soldiers that were […]

Chavez to Meet Santos in Colombia Tuesday, Chavez Rejects US’ Ambassador Nominee

August 9, 2010

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UPDATED ON: Monday, August 09, 2010 06:43 Mecca time, 03:43 GMT  Chavez agrees to meet Santos Hugo Chavez asked Obama to “look for another candidate” as US envoy to Caracas [Reuters] Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan president, has said he will meet with his Colombian counterpart on Tuesday to try to end a diplomatic rift between […]

Tonight: Fidel Interview by Venezuelan Journalists Airs on Telesur, VTV and Cubavision’s Round Table

August 9, 2010

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CUBADEBATE Fidel interview granted to outstanding Venezuelan journalists (+ photos) August 8, 2010 18 Comments Photos: Roberto Chile Google translation. To view Photos: http://tinyurl.com/28rq8vk The Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz on Sunday gave an interview to Venezuelan journalists recognized Vanessa Davis, Andres Izarra, Walter Martinez and Mario Silva. The threats of war against Iran, […]