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Americas South America Venezuela

Mainstream Media Ignores Venezuelan Pro-Government Supporters

(teleSUR) On Thursday thousands of pro-government supporters staged a counter-rally to defend President Nicolas Maduro after the right-wing opposition called for a “taking of Caracas” to demand the ousting of Maduro government. However, you would never know that if you rely on Western mainstream media outlets. While Venezuela’s politics remains polarized and divided between the […]

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Americas Brazil South America

Brazilian Coca-Cola Manufacturer Accused of Slave Labor

(teleSUR) Government officials in Brazil have accused a Coca-Cola manufacturer of subjecting nearly 200 workers to slave-like labor conditions.  Two Coca-Cola production and distribution centers in Brazil were accused by government officials of subjecting workers to slave-like labor conditions, according to a report released by Reporter Brasil Thursday. In a seven-month long inspection carried out by […]

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Business

Report: Private Lenders Increase the Risk of a Global Debt Crisis

(teleSUR) Private creditors have replaced the public sector as lead borrower to developing countries, which has contributed to a new borrowing and lending boom. Private financial institutions are responsible for prompting a potential “new wave” of debt crises among developing nations, according to a new report carried out by European Think Tank Eurodad. Public debt in […]

Americas Mexico

Zapatistas Reiterate Support for CNTE After Paramilitary Attack

(teleSUR) “If evicted, they will return. Time and time again. It turns out that down here, there is no fatigue,” read the letter. Mexico’s Zapatistas stood behind the striking CNTE teachers whose blockade was attacked Wednesday by a masked group of paramilitaries who accompanied Mexican state and municipal police, calling the attack a “definitive disaster” […]