(PressTV) -Bolivia’s President Evo Morales says the United States is planning to stage a coup in Venezuela, condemning Washington’s questioning of the Venezuelan presidential election results as interference. Read the rest of this entry »
(Infowars) – Late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has reportedly appeared in the form of a bird before the current de facto leader Nicholas Maduro, affording Chavez’s former vice president a campaign platform on which to grandstand during the upcoming Venezuelan elections. Read the rest of this entry »
(Corbett) – It cannot be denied that the past casts a long shadow over us all, and those repressed memories that have not been dealt with will continue to haunt the collective memory of a people until they have been addressed. Perhaps this is why a particularly dark chapter in the history of South America–the “Operation Condor” kidnappings and assassinations of the 1970s and 1980s–has come to the surface once again in two completely separate separate incidents, in the past few weeks. Read the rest of this entry »
(GlobalResearch) – Reports on the premature death of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have been greatly exaggerated. Western corporate media is flooded with such nonsense, perpetrated in this particular case by the head of Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Read the rest of this entry »
(BloombergNews) – The biggest emerging markets are uniting to tackle under-development and currency volatility with plans to set up institutions that encroach on the roles of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Read the rest of this entry »
(Corbett) – After the phenomenal growth of the last decade, it seems the wheels have fallen off of the Brazilian economic freight train and the recent growth has come to a screeching halt. Still, despite this recent slowdown, Brazil stands in a fundamentally different position on the world stage than it did a decade ago. Read the rest of this entry »
(CorbettReport) – Last week over a billion Catholics around the world watched as the Vatican conclave elected Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the next Pope. But now, as researchers like Professor Michel Chossudovsky of the University of Ottawa are pointing out, Bergoglio’s past points to his likely involvement in crimes against humanity. This is the GRTV Feature Interview with your host James Corbett and our special guest Professor Michel Chossudovsky. Read the rest of this entry »
(StormCloudsGathering) – Hugo Chavez’s death is going to radically shift the balance of power in Latin America and the Caribbean but not for the reasons that you are being told on the mainstream media. Read the rest of this entry »
(RussiaToday) – The main question now is who will become Venezuela’s new leader. Some analysts suggest it will be hard for the US-backed opposition to overturn Chavez’s policies. However, Pepe Escobar, who’s an investigative journalist and Asia Times Correspondent covering Latin America, says the demonization of Hugo Chavez in the US will continue after his death Read the rest of this entry »
(RussiaToday) – Hugo Chavez´s death spells many dangers not just for Venezuela but the entire Region. His foreign policy stood strong prioritizing Venezuela’s sovereignty confronting the US, UK, EU and Israel. Read the rest of this entry »
(NaturalNews) – Hugo Chavez is dead, leaving one less control freak tyrant desecrating our planet, but one more empty seat of corruption and power to be filled. Chavez died of cancer, we are told, but the cancer of his left-leaning philosophies continues to disease our world, even rearing its head in the United States of America where government policies increasingly mirror those of Chavez. Read the rest of this entry »
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Head of Communist Party says simultaneous cancers of Latin-American politicians was “far from a coincidence”
(PaulWatson) – Russian Communist Party head Gennady Zyuganov today demanded an international investigation into the death of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez, claiming it was “far from a coincidence” that six leaders of Latin-American countries who had criticized the U.S. simultaneously fell ill with cancer. Read the rest of this entry »
See Also: (Reuters) – Palestinian dies after Israeli troops fire at Gaza border: medics – Read More Here
Bolivian President Evo Morales says Israel’s ‘attacks against humanity’ in Gaza threaten world peace.
(Haaretz) – Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Wednesday that his country is breaking diplomatic ties with Israel over its 19-day-old campaign in Gaza, and said he will ask the International Criminal Court to bring genocide charges against top Israeli officials. Read More Here
See Also: (RussiaToday) – Video: Tens of thousands rally for Argentina’s biggest protest in years
Thousands of pot-banging, flag-waving, banner-hoisting demonstrators massed in Buenos Aires for Argentina’s largest anti-government protest in years. Common themes at the protest included the nation’s high levels of crime, corruption and inflation.
The demonstration, which lasted nearly four hours, was aimed at the government of President Cristina Fernandez de Kircher. Police officials said at least 30,000 people participated, while local media reported that hundreds of thousands turned out. View More Here
(MatiasRojas) – The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is using drug money to fund Rafael Correa’s opposition in the coming 2013 Ecuadorian elections, intelligence sources have revealed to Chilean independent media. The accusations do not stand alone. In October, former UK diplomat Craig Murray said that the CIA had tripled its budget to destabilize the government of Ecuador. Read the rest of this entry »
See Also: (PressTV) – Chavez backs Assad, blames US for Syrian crisis – Read More Here
(PressTV) – At his first press conference after his victory in last Sunday’s Venezuelan presidential election, Hugo Chavez reaffirmed his support for the Syrian government during the current unrest. Read the rest of this entry »
(VenezuelAnalysis) - Venezuelanalysis.com brings readers two articles with all the facts and background on the voting processs and the presidential elections in Venezuela this Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »
(BuenosAiresHerald) – Credit card purchases abroad will be charged with an additional 15 percent income tax advance, AFIP tax agency reported on Thursday. The extra amount will be deductible from the income tax and the personal assets tax. Read the rest of this entry »
See Also: (HuffPost) – Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Faces No Criminal Charges In U.S., Sources Say – Read More Here
(RussiaToday) – Ecuador is prepared to go as far as the International Court of Justice in The Hague, to defend its sovereign decision to grant asylum to Julian Assange. Speaking exclusively to RT’s Spanish channel, the country’s Foreign Minister said they’re standing up to London and Washington to protect freedom of speech and the right to personal integrity. Read the rest of this entry »
(RussiaToday) – Everyone knows that the US is waging a war in Afghanistan, but is Latin America next? Recently the Drug Enforcement Agency shot and killed a drug suspect in Honduras and DEA agents have been working in conjunction with the local authorities. The US is being blamed for killing innocent people in the country, but should the US be involved in Latin America? Adrienne Pine, professor at American University, joins us with more. Read the rest of this entry »
(PressTV) – June 8th, 2012 – In Beijing, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, issued a declaration opposing military intervention, forced regime change and unilateral sanctions against the Middle East. Read the rest of this entry »
(Youtube) – VICE’s Ryan Duffy went to Colombia to check out a strange and powerful drug called Scopolamine, also known as “The Devil’s Breath.” It’s a substance so intense that it renders a person incapable of exercising free will. The first few days in the country were a harrowing montage of freaked-out dealers and unimaginable horror stories about Scopolamine. After meeting only a few people with firsthand experience, the story took a far darker turn than we ever could have imagined. Read the rest of this entry »
(Fair) – This week on CounterSpin: Argentina’s move to re-nationalize its oil company, taking it back from the Spanish company Repsol, is not getting good reviews in the corporate press overseas or here at home. The move will hurt and further isolate Argentina, say the critics. We’ll talk to economist Mark Weisbrot for another view. Read the rest of this entry »
(AMFreyed) - Argentina to Devalue as President Slams Free Market … Argentina’s new President Eduardo Duhalde, blaming free market policies of the last decade for creating social chaos, asked Congress on Friday to rescue the economy by allowing a traumatic currency devaluation … Congress, controlled by Duhalde’s Peronist party, will almost certainly pass the bill, which also gives the president powers to reform the foreign exchange and banking systems, regulate prices of goods and services, safeguard the value of savers’ bank deposits and ensure debtors do not go bankrupt. Read the rest of this entry »
(RussiaToday) – With the EU’s future shrouded in uncertainty, the IMF chief has set a goal to protect the world from Europe. Christine Lagarde wants to erect a 400 billion dollar financial wall around the bloc. The plan however is short 80 billion dollars, with hopes that the fast growing countries known as the BRICS group will plug the hole. Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa are ready to lend a helping hand, but only for a bigger say over the international bank. Meeting today in Washington, ministers from the group of 20 industrialized nations will focus on that funding. For more on the story RT talks to Christoph Hoerstel, political analyst and German government consultant. Read the rest of this entry »
(PressTV) – The US and Britain regimes have militarized the oil industry, making it extremely difficult for Argentina to reclaim a former state-owned oil company, says a noteworthy author.
On Monday, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announced the decision to reclaim YPF, which was formerly a state-owned Argentine oil company, at a meeting with her cabinet and provincial governors.
She said that Argentina had to take back the oil company since it is the only nation in Latin America “that does not manage its natural resources.” Read the rest of this entry »
(NorCalTruth) – Milo is the host of Touch, a daily program from 5:00-6:00 PM Pacific on The Bridge, 95.1 FM in Guerneville. Milo has invited me (Brian Romanoff) to be a regular guest on his show to try to bring more light into the events of 9/11. I appreciate the opportunity and I hope you enjoy the show. Read the rest of this entry »
(GRTV) – As China, Russia, and the other so-called BRICS nations rise in economic and geopolitical power, interest in these countries’ language and culture is increasing in the West. Dr. Thorsten Pattberg of Peking University examines the ways that translation of certain key concepts misrepresents history and culture.
(RT) – As the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War nears, Western media show angry leaders and “mounting tensions between Britain and Argentina”. In fact, little stops the UK from reconfirming sovereignty in the oil-rich and strategically located islands.
So, when the UK dispatched its most potent destroyer, the 8,000-ton state-of-the-art HMS Dauntless, and a nuclear sub to the Falklands, it was most probably prepared for Argentine President Cristina Kirchner’s reaction. Read the rest of this entry »
(AsiaTimes) – A Greek choir of the “disgusted” and the “outraged” predictably greeted BRICS members Russia and China double veto to the United Nations Security Council resolution imposing regime change in Syria. The resolution was backed by that haven of democracy, the GCC League, the organization controlled by the six monarchies/emirates of the Gulf Cooperation Council formerly known as the Arab League. Read the rest of this entry »
Venezuela has now placed itself directly in the line of fire with the globalist elites
The Venezuelan government has announced Venezuela’s “irrevocable” withdrawal from the World Bank affiliated arbitration body the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
(VenezuelaAnalysis) – According to an official statement released by Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday this week, the move has been taken on the grounds of defending national sovereignty and “to protect the right of the Venezuelan people to decide the strategic orientation of the social and economic life of the nation”. Read the rest of this entry »
(ChavezCode) – Ever since the US-supported coup attempt against President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela failed in April 2002, Washington has been pursuing a variety of strategies to remove the overwhelmingly popular South American head of state from power. Read the rest of this entry »
Gen. Iván Ramírez Led Unit that “Tortured and Killed” Palace of Justice Detainees in 1985
“Infamous” Commander “was “Passing Military Intelligence to the Paramilitaries,” according to U.S. Ambassador
(NationalSecurityArchive) – A Colombian army general acquitted today in one of the country’s most infamous human rights cases “actively” collaboratedwith paramilitary death squads responsible for dozens of massacres, according to formerly secret U.S. records obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the National Security Archive. Read the rest of this entry »
The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)
(ChavezCode) – While much of the world is in crisis and protests are erupting throughout Europe and the United States, Latin American and Caribbean nations are building consensus, advancing social justice and increasing positive cooperation in the region. Read the rest of this entry »
(KurtNimmo) – According to Euronews, the riots now taking place in Chile are related to a demand for “free education.” Education, however, is only one of a number of demands made by workers as they participate in a 48-hour national strike. Chilean unions demand that tax reform be imposed on transnational corporations, international consortia, and the wealthy elite to address social problems caused by decades of globalism. They also want to change the country’s social security system that has left millions of elderly people and pensioners impoverished. Read the rest of this entry »
(NaturalNews) – A rarity in the world today, the South American nation of Peru has yet to be contaminated by the import, cultivation, or breeding of any genetically-modified (GM) crops — at least not openly — unlike some of its nearby neighbors like Brazil that have openly and willingly accepted them. And the recent decision by Peru’s Plenary Session of the Congress to enact a ten-year moratorium on GMOs, in direct defiance to previous governmental pushes for legalization, represents a huge victory for Peruvians. Read the rest of this entry »
(CorbettReport) – Writer, researcher and financial analyst Adrian Salbuchi joins The Corbett Report from Argentina to discuss the Second Republic Project, a decentralized, multi-national movement to restore national sovereignty, reclaim (or establish) republican institutions and remove the debt-based monetary system that is enslaving so many throughout the world. Read the rest of this entry »