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Venezuela News Links 22-24 August 2019

24 August 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so check back… 175 more words


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

Donald Trump's navy invading Venezuela?

This 19 February 2019 video says about itself:

Arturo Lopez Levy discusses Trump’s Venezuela address

Arturo Lopez Levy, an Assistant professor of international relations at Gustavus Adolphus College, discusses the…

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Voyage to Venezuela (14) - Dan's Impressions From Curacao to Camp - November, 1938

This is a series of posts concerning Lad’s Voyage to Venezuela, taking a similar route as John Jackson Lewis during the first portion of his journey, about 88 years later. 1,589 more words


Guaido Was a Bust, But U.S. Attacks on Venezuela Will Continue

Over the span of only a few months, beginning roughly in January, the illegal U.S.-backed coup that the U.S. has attempted to activate through Juan Guaido and other elements of Venezuela’s majority white and well-to-do right-wing opposition has gone from “serious threat” to “complete debacle”. 15 more words

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