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Caracas (GPA) – Leaders throughout Latin America and the world have rejected Tuesday’s coup attempt against Nicolas Maduro. A military uprising began Tuesday morning after a speech by opposition leader Juan Guaido. With full support of the United States and its allies, Guaido illegally proclaimed himself “interim president” in January.Continue Reading

Caracas (SCF) – The Trump administration’s January 23 recognition of Venezuela’s National Assembly leader, Juan Guaidó, as the president of Venezuela, in opposition to the “de facto” and “de jure” president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, threatens an avalanche of nations recognizing leaders of various political factions in countries around theContinue Reading

Managua (TLS) – Despite everything, the government has committed to rebuilding Nicaragua, better than before, writes Tortilla Con Sal. Nicaragua is entering a new political phase of reconstruction in multiple senses, now the U.S.-backed right-wing coup attempt has failed. The political opposition has suffered another catastrophic failure. After months ofContinue Reading

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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 currentContinue Reading

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Harare (WWP) – A factional struggle inside the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party has created the conditions for the Nov. 21 resignation of longtime leader President Robert Gabriel Mugabe. Through a project lasting just eight days and entitled “Operation Restore Legacy,” the president was removed from his leadership positionsContinue Reading

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Ankara (GPA) – As Erdogan’s government sentenced 40 former military personnel for their role in last year’s coup attempt, they also arrested a US diplomatic employee for alleged links to exiled cleric Fetullah Gulen. Coup Plotters Sentencing and Mass Trials The first big news item from Turkey that came outContinue Reading

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Ankara (GPA) – It’s been over a year since a failed coup led to massive purges, but the Turkey crackdown is still going and being almost completely ignored by the west. Arrest warrants were issued earlier today for 35 Turkish journalists that Ankara accuses of belonging to the FETO movement, led byContinue Reading

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Washington D.C. (FAIR) – A new Vox video (7/17/17) is the latest addition to a media onslaught that propagates numerous misleading talking points to demonize Iran—just as the US government, under Donald Trump’s vehemently anti-Iran administration, is ratcheting up aggression against that country. The 10-minute film, titled “The Middle East’s Cold War,Continue Reading

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Ankara (Tasnim) – Turkey’s domestic and foreign policy experienced big changes a year after failed coupe in the country and it seems that Ankara has now a more realistic approach at least in case of regional and international developments. On 15 July 2016, a coup d’état was attempted in TurkeyContinue Reading