Browsing All posts tagged under »Hugo Chavez«

FIDEL on Chavez, Health Care, and the Meaning of Solidarity

July 6, 2011

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Reflections by Comrade Fidel A BRILLIANT AND COURAGEOUS STATEMENT Attending to other matters that are now top priority, I momentarily strayed from the frequency with which I had been writing reflections in the year 2010; however, Hugo Chávez Frías’ proclamation last Thursday the 30th, obliges me to write these lines. The president of Venezuela is […]

Weisbrot – “Life Imitates Art: That Complets My Argument” More on South of the Border

July 16, 2010

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      Life Imitates Art: That Completes My Argument By Mark Weisbrot   This article was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on July 16, 2010. If anyone wants to repreint this article please include a link to the original article. It’s nice when you make a documentary about how the major media outlets […]

VIDEO: BBC Interviews Chavez – Reporter Gets Stupid, Chavez Sets Him Straight

June 17, 2010

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On June 15, 2010, the BBC’s /Hardtalk/ program broadcast an wide-ranging interview with Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez from the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas. The interviewer, Stephen Sackur, clearly intended to provoke Chavez with a series of ill-informed and outright dishonest claims and questions. He did not succeed. In 3 parts and around 25 minutes […]

Golinger – Venezuela: The Imperfect Revolution

May 25, 2010

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  Opinion and Analysis: Bolivarian Project Venezuela: The Imperfect Revolution By Eva Golinger – The Chavez Code, May 25th 2010 If you come to Venezuela with glistening eyes, expecting to see the revolution of a romantic and passionate novel, don’t be disappointed when the complexities of reality burst your bubble. While revolution does withhold a […]

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

May 7, 2010

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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, […]

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 […]

GOLINGER: 8 Years After Venezuelan Coup, “Coup and Countercoup, Revolution!”

April 14, 2010

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President Chavez returns to the palace after 2002 coup   Coup and Countercoup, Revolution! By Eva Golinger – Correo del Orinoco International, April 13th 2010    In just 47 hours, a coup d’etat ousted President Chavez and a countercoup returned him to power, in an extraordinary showing of the will and determination of a dignified […]

The Organization of American States (OAS) Without the US. An Alternative

March 29, 2010

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The Organization of American States (OAS) without the US. An Alternative By Nil Nikandrov Global Research, March 23, 2010 Strategic Culture Foundation – 2010-03-21 The parties to the Ninth International Conference of American States, held in Colombia’s capital Bogota in late April 1948, signed an agreement on creating the Organization of American States, OAS, which […]

Putting an End to the Government of Hugo Chavez: The US’ Options

March 5, 2010

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acnnews 14 The US Plans Alternatives against Government of Hugo Chavez, says Argentinean Political Scientist HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 4 (acn) Argentinean political scientist Atilio Boron included assassination among the alternatives planned by the United States to put an end to the government of Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, as part of a strategic plan to take […]

Correo del Orinoco: Venezuela’s English Language Newspaper – February 26th Edition

February 27, 2010

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Correo del Orinoco began publishing a few months ago and carries excellent stories.  The February 26th edition features: -In-depth coverage of the establishment of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (US and Canada need not apply) -Chavez signing of the Federal Government Council Law to consolidate socialism and give true power to the […]