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Nicolas Maduro Is Building His Dictatorship On Shaky Ground

Nicolas Maduro appears to have successfully transitioned Venezuela into a dictatorship. President Maduro is using the recently elected Constituent Assembly to consolidate his power and attack the opposition. 512 more words

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Nueva Evidencia Conecta Vicepresidente de Ecuador al Escándalo Odebrecht

Recientes pruebas de audio reveladas por el IDL-Reporteros implican al Vicepresidente de Ecuador Jorge Glas en el masivo escándalo de corrupción de Odebrecht. Jorge Glas fue elegido Vicepresidente en 2013 con el Presidente Rafael Correa y nuevamente en 2017 con el Presidente Lenin Moreno. 714 more words

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New Evidence Ties the Vice President of Ecuador to the Odebrecht Scandal

Recent audio evidence revealed by the IDL-Reporteros implicates Vice President of Ecuador Jorge Glas in the massive Odebrecht corruption scandal. Jorge Glas was first elected Vice President in 2013 under President Rafael Correa and again in 2017 under President Lenin Moreno. 598 more words

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Crisis in Venezuela deepens after Constituent Assembly vote

On July 30th, the Venezuelan government held elections for a Constituent Assembly. The results were an overwhelming victory for President Nicolas Maduro and his ruling party in terms of seats in the Constituent Assembly. 554 more words

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My thoughts on the "Trans Ban"

This week, as most of us know, President Trump banned transgender people from serving in the United States armed forces. Or, at least he tried to. 379 more words

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Venezuela at a Crossroads: Democracy or Dictatorship

Venezuela is hurtling towards a catastrophe. The economic crisis and political repression that sparked the anti-government protests appear to be entering a new, bloody phase. So far this year more than 100 protestors… 1,772 more words

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Sun Zhengcai under investigation: Comments

On 24 July China’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection officially announced that former Chongqing Party Chief Sun Zhengcai has been placed under investigation for ‘serious discipline violation’. 119 more words