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Venezuela cuts ties with US over Iran

Posted by seumasach on June 7, 2011

PressTV

7th June, 2011

Venezuela has severed its relations with the US after Washington imposed sanctions against Venezuela’s state-owned oil company for supplying gasoline to Iran.

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Putin and Chavez talking weapons, money and medals

Posted by seumasach on April 4, 2010

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Latam leftists agree on new currency, sanction Honduras

Posted by seumasach on October 18, 2009

Google.com

17th October, 2009

Leftist Latin American leaders have agreed on the creation of a regional currency to scale back on the use of the US dollar as well as economic sanctions against Honduran coup leaders.

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Noam Chomsky in Venezuela: ‘A better world is being created’

Posted by seumasach on August 31, 2009

James sugget

Rabble

28th August, 2009

U.S. author, dissident intellectual, and Professor of Linguistics at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology Noam Chomsky met for the first time with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in Caracas and analyzed hemispheric politics during a nationally televised forum on Monday.

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Bolivian VP: US veto on arms purchases exposes lie that US wants to fight drug trafficking

Posted by smeddum on August 15, 2009

Bolivia Rising

La Paz, Aug 12 (PL) –

The Bolivian government announced that it would buy armament and aircrafts from China, Russia or any other country, to protect its borders and fight drug trafficking.
This stance answers to the US veto to the Bolivian intention of buying Czech aircrafts and Bell-UH helicopters, Vice president Alvaro Garcia confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Video:Bolivia in Transition

Posted by smeddum on July 18, 2009

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L’« Axe du Mal » de l’administration Obama

Posted by seumasach on July 16, 2009

Iran/Nicaragua : nouveau mensonge d’Hillary Clinton

Thierry Meyssan

Voltairenet

16th July, 2009

La secrétaire d’État Hillary Clinton s’est publiquement inquiétée de la construction d’une méga-ambassade iranienne au Nicaragua. Sur les plateaux de télévision US, des « experts » ont disserté sur les opérations militaires secrètes que les Gardiens de la Révolution iranienne prépareraient en Amérique latine contre les intérêts états-uniens et israéliens. Mais quelle est la base factuelle de ce tintamarre médiatique ?

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Isolated and Discredited – the US in Latin America

Posted by seumasach on July 15, 2009

toni solo

scoop.co.nz

14th July, 2009

With the latest murders there, Honduras seems to be lunging backwards into a death-squad-dark remake of John Negroponte’s early 1980s dirty war in Honduras. From Nicaragua’s capital, Managua, Negroponte’s fellow National Security State promoter, Robert Callahan, looks on. With the 30th anniversary of the Sandinista Popular Revolution on July 19th, this is a good moment for taking stock.

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Venezuela and Iran: Whither the revolutions?

Posted by seumasach on July 6, 2009

“..what better way to solve all the ills of US society — lack of secure health care, poverty, violence — than dismantling the MIC and initiating a foreign policy based on peace rather than war?”

Eric Walberg
Axis of Logic
2nd July, 2009

June was a busy month for two of Washington’s real ‘Axis of Evil’. Venezuela’s Chavez completed his nationalisation of oil and Iran’s Ahmedinejad stemmed a Western-backed colour revolution, leaving both bad boys in place, muses Eric Walberg

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The Coup in Honduras- Obama’s Real Message to Latin America?

Posted by seumasach on June 30, 2009

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Nikolas Kozloff

Voltairenet.org

29th June, 2009

On July 28, troops in Honduras ousted President Manuel Zelaya and flew him out of the country. Praised by the traditional left for his economic policies and social reforms, Zelaya’s alliance with Hugo Chavez and growing relationship with the ALBA countries were sharply rebuked by the more conservative sectors which also disapproved of his periodic attacks on the United States. From Costa Rica, Zelaya declared: “This was a plot by a very voracious elite, which wants to keep this country in an extreme level of poverty!”. However, it seems improbable that the Honduran elite would have toppled the democratically-elected president without Washington’s prior consent and support, despite assurances to the contrary.

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Document of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA) countries for the 5th Summit of the Americas

Posted by smeddum on April 19, 2009

Document of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA) countries for the 5th Summit of the Americas

Cumaná, April 17, 2009
Bolivia Rising

The heads of state and governments of Bolivia, Cuba, Dominica, Honduras, Nicaragua and Venezuela, member countries of ALBA, consider that the proposed Declaration of the 5th Summit of the Americas is insufficient and unacceptable for the following reasons: Read the rest of this entry »

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