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

August 23, 2010

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“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 del.icio.us Digg Reddit Mixx Propeller In an […]

Now This is How to Commemorate the 31st Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution: Ortega Opens New Health and Child Care Facilities

July 19, 2010

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I’ll let an email I received earlier today provide the introduction: Today in 1979 Sandinista troops marched into Managua to the triumphant welcome of hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans overjoyed to be rid of the US-supported Somoza dictatorship. The “revolution of poets” was triumphant. One of the first things the Sandinistas did was launch the […]

Coast Guard Dispatching Ships and Personnel to Costa Rica to Threaten Nicaragua

July 9, 2010

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Coast Guard dispatching ships and personnel to Costa Rica to threaten Nicaragua By Wayne Madsen Online Journal Contributing Writer Jul 8, 2010, 00:20 (WMR) — After conducting its successful coup d’etat in Honduras against President Manuel Zelaya, the imperialistic Barack Obama administration is now bent on ousting Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega by massing a huge […]

ALBA Summit Moves Towards Latin American Integration (plus, nice pic of Chavez and Raul)

April 20, 2010

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Chávez and Raúl during the Ninth Summit of ALBA. Photo: Raúl Abreu   JUVENTUD REBELDE Ninth ALBA Summit Moves towards Latin American Integration The Ninth Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the Americas (ALBA) that took place April 19 at the Teresa Carreno Theatre in Venezuela produced fruitful discussions targeting regional integration […]

Chavez Visits Raul, Fidel

April 18, 2010

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  VENEZUELAN President Hugo Chavez has met his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro and former president Fidel Castro in Havana.    Chavez visits Raul, Fidel By Larry Moonze in Havana, Cuba Sat 17 Apr. 2010, 17:20 CAT   President Chavez made known his trip to Havana while leaving Managua, Nicaragua where he held discussions with fellow […]

Radio Marti, Go to Hell! Pres. Chavez Hosts Inaugural Broadcast of Radio del Sur

March 7, 2010

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A hat tip to President Chavez for this one. Radio del Sur has a website at www.laradiodelsur.com Hugo Chávez Inaugurates Radio del Sur Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez hosted the inaugural broadcast of Radio del Sur from the Caracas Municipal Theater. The inaugural broadcast featured an interview by Hugo Chavez of Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez who […]

FIDEL CASTRO on OAS Meeting: “Cuba will be uncompromising in its defense of its principles”

June 3, 2009

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“Cuba is no enemy to peace, nor is it reluctant to exchanges or cooperation between countries with different political systems, but it has been and will be uncompromising in its defense of its principles.” Reflections by Comrade Fidel THE TROJAN HORSE (photo:  Fidel rips up 1962 OAS declaration expelling Cuba) President Rafael Correa of Ecuador, […]

Latin America in the Fast Lane: Let’s Take a Cuban Music Break “Hasta Siempre, Che Guevara” (videos)

May 6, 2009

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Okay, folks it has been a busy few weeks.  Latin American leaders have been hopping all over the hemisphere making news everywhere they go.  In fact, they are making such big news, even US media is paying attention.  But, all this frenzy has worn me out and now I just want to chill to out. […]

FIDEL Castro on the Secret Summit of the Americas

April 20, 2009

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Image via Wikipedia “The Secret Summit Reflections by comrade Fidel Neither represented nor excommunicated, only today could I learn what was discussed at the Summit of Port of Spain. They led us all to entertain hopes that the meeting would not be secret, but those running the show deprived us of such an interesting intellectual […]