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Venezuela: Petro Reaches $5 Billion in Pre-Sales

Caracas (teleSUR) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said the Petro had strengthened the country’s international reserves. The Petro, the world’s first national cryptocurrency based on natural resources, has generated sales over five billion dollars during its pre-sale period and has recorded over 186,000 certified purchases. The sale of the Petro has also significantly strengthened the country’s foreign reserves amid increased international aggression. The announcement of the continued […]

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Trump Administration Planning Pinochet-type Coup in Venezuela

Caracas (SCF) – The retrograde Donald Trump administration is planning a military coup in Venezuela to oust the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking at the University of Texas prior to embarking on a multi-nation tour throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, said the military in Latin America has often […]

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China Wins Big as Trump and US Abdicate Global Leadership

Beijing (MPN) – Over the past year, much of the media in the U.S. has functioned as a nonstop rumor mill, producing a host of conspiracies centered around Donald Trump allegedly doing the bidding of Moscow. While Russia may have slightly better luck working with the U.S. under the Trump administration, that relationship has yet to pay off […]

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Tired of US “Aid” (Exploitation), Africa and Global South Look to China

Beijing (MPN) – How much can Raytheon, Mastercard, Nokia, Monsanto and the like be trusted to invest in long-term outcomes in the global South? When you see the actors behind U.S. ‘aid and development’ in Africa, is it any wonder that African leaders would look for any other partner to work with? There has been […]

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Has Venezuela Really Banned Opposition Parties from Elections?

Caracas (VNA) – Venezuela has officially banned opposition parties from running in next year’s presidential election – at least, according to the Western media. The news is everywhere, and the headlines say it all: Venezuela presidential election: Nicolas Maduro’s government blocks opposition candidates from competing – The Independent 3 opposition parties in Venezuela blocked from elections – ABC News In […]


Hondurans Launch a National Protest Against Election Results

Tegucigalpa (TeleSUR) – Social and political groups filled the streets answering the call to action and participating in protests across the nation. Thousands of supporters of the Opposition Alliance filled the streets of Honduras this morning as part of a national movement to protest the irregularities surrounding the presidential elections. Citizens erected roadblocks around the capital’s main […]

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Electoral Coup Attempt in Honduras

Tegucigalpa (AHT) – Honduras is in crisis. Results from the election last Sunday have been delayed day after day but could be announced any moment. There have been streets protests for the past several days with several people killed. Constitutional rights have been suspended and a curfew imposed. The current president and National Party candidate, […]

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Four Effects of the Blockade Against Venezuela

Caracas (VNA) – The financial blockade directly affects routine international payments for goods and services. 1. Funds were frozen for the import of insulin Ever since President Donald Trump’s imposition of US financial sanctions against Venezuela in August, the Venezuelan state has confronted various difficulties trying to import medicines and foodstuffs not produced domestically. The financial blockade directly […]

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PSUV Mayoral Candidate Shot in Miranda

Bogota (VNA) – United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) candidate Álvaro Ramón Hidalgo Ruda is in a critical condition after being shot six times. A mayoral candidate for the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) is in a critical condition after being shot six times while driving his car Tuesday night. According to press reports, Álvaro Ramón Hidalgo Ruda, who […]

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US Calls Venezuela Global Threat at UN as EU Approves Arms Embargo

Caracas (VZA) – The US chaired an informal meeting at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Monday to discuss the situation in Venezuela despite a boycott from leading members such as China and Russia. “The crisis in Venezuela today poses a direct threat to international peace and security. Venezuela is an increasingly violent narco-state that threatens the region, […]