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...latin summits, us msm, amnesia and tabula rasa...

…a patronising statement in panama, and history begins anew…

In his attempt at misdirection the US President at the VII Summit of the Americas in Panama would mention ‘dark chapters in US (‘American’) history’ and a march, a memorial march, in Selma, Alabama, he had attended. 678 more words


Eduardo Galeano (1940-2015): Writing With Mind And Heart.

by Jerry Alatalo

fter finding a number of posts about the passing of Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano and noticing that – besides a book by Noam Chomsky – the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez gave Barack Obama one of Mr. 330 more words

Earth Matters

Film--Screening of "Hugo Chavez: A Portrait from Europe"

According to Hands Off Venezuela, the recent premiere of the Telesur documentary Hugo Chavez: a portrait from Europe in London on April 15 provided a lively discussion on the recent sanctions levied by American imperialism against the Bolivarian Revolution. 433 more words


The World Bank, the IMF, and the 21st Century

‘Structural Adjustment’. ‘Washington Consensus’. ‘Privatisation’. ‘Budget Cuts’. ‘Austerity’. On and on…

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) hold their Annual Meeting this weekend. 1,400 more words

Latin America And The Caribbean

Galeano, Chávez y Obama - La Oportunidad Desperdiciada

Ayer falleció Eduardo Galeano, autor e intelectual uruguayo.

Durante la V Cumbre de las Américas de 2009 el Presidente de Venezuela le regaló al Presidente eeuu ‘Las venas abiertas de América Latina’. 222 more words

Latin America And The Caribbean

Socialism at Its Finest: Venezuela Facing Toilet Paper Shortage

Comment by Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist, Oath Keeper and Patriot.

First let me assure you this is not a parody, it’s the well sourced truth, and don’t think for a moment if Obama thought he could pull this off, he wouldn’t try in a heart beat. 551 more words


Nicolás Maduro Versus the Ex-Presidents

Soviet-style shortages of basic goods, looming legislative elections, plummeting approval ratings, stratospheric inflation and crime — Nicolás Maduro can be fairly said to have 99 problems, but being heckled by former presidents shouldn’t be one of them. 1,101 more words

Human Rights