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Venezuela – Take 2

September 28, 2019

by Jimmie Moglia for The Saker Blog

It is tacitly assumed that that the American information industry produces notices and descriptions of actual events. 3,959 more words


Week 4 - Independence Narratives

Studying the history of my country, especially the independence part, is both disappointing and infuriating to me. The disappointment comes from being taught in school that our independence was a direct byproduct of our fight for liberty. 548 more words

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Venezuela: En 2004 se produjeron 1.112 agresiones contra los comunicadores sociales y medios

La Guerra del Dictador Hugo Chavez: Contra Comunicadores Sociales y Medios en el 2004

El informe presentado por Espacio Público reveló que en 2004 se produjeron 1.112 agresiones contra los comunicadores sociales y medios discriminadas así:- Enero: 47- Febrero:49- Marzo: 55- Abril: 64- Mayo: 65- Junio: 74- Julio: 79- Agosto: 94- Septiembre: 120- Octubre: 136- Noviembre: 159- Diciembre: 170De las 54 agresiones a periodistas y otros trabajadores de los medios de comunicación, de los cuales, en 15 eventos, la responsabilidad corresponde a agentes estatales y 39 resultaron ser responsabilidad de particulares.Espacio Público determinó que “se observaron diversas circunstancias” y “Algunos comunicadores resultaron afectados al quedar atrapados en medio de enfrentamientos, o recibir impactos de perdigones, o ser afectados por los efectos de gases lacrimógenos lanzados por autoridades del orden público que trataban de controlar los brotes de violencia”. 159 more words

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Special Report: How Cuba Taught Venezuela to Quash Military Dissent

By Angus Berwick, Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) – In December 2007, Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez suffered his first defeat at the polls.

Although still wildly popular among the working class that had propelled him to power nearly a decade earlier, voters rejected a referendum that would have enabled him to run for re-election repeatedly. 302 more words

Venezuela and Iran in the Crosshairs of Murderers Inc – Who is Next?

August 09, 2019

by Peter Koenig for The Saker blog

Imagine just for a moment, the World would stand up in unison, sick and tired of the aggressive killer arrogance of the United States and her vassals – and their joint war-force called NATO – and this World, our World, what’s left of it when you deduct Washington and its Brussels allies, would at once block every shipment of everything destined for the ports of the United States of America; every sea port, airport and road port. 1,306 more words


Socialism: It's Already Failed

Most of the Democrat candidates for president have described themselves as “Socialist Democrats”. They are falling in line with Bernie Sanders’ ideology that was popularized in his 2016 presidential run. 596 more words