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Santiago (FAIR) – Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, people are rising up against right-wing, US-backed governments and their neoliberal austerity policies. Currently in Chile, the government of billionaire Sebastian Piñera has deployed the army to crush nationwide demonstrations against inequality sparked by a subway fare hike. In Ecuador, indigenousContinue Reading

Caracas (TSN) – The government of Venezuela denounced a failed series of attacks against several strategic targets in Caracas, according to information revealed by the Vice-president and Minister of Communication and Tourism Jorge Rodriguez. Rodriguez presented evidence of the plan orchestrated from Colombia with the intention of destabilizing the government of PresidentContinue Reading

Merida (VZA) -The Venezuelan government has announced the expansion of Chinese investment in the country’s oil industry, with the aim of increasing production by 120,000 barrels per day. The investment, which authorities say is worth US $3 billion, financed the construction of a new oil blending plant inaugurated last Thursday as the firstContinue Reading

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Caracas (VZA) – The latest measures amount to a total trade embargo impacting both US and foreign entities. The Trump administration has imposed a sweeping economic embargo against Venezuela in its efforts to oust the Maduro government. An executive order signed by Trump on Monday declares all Venezuelan state assets in the US “blocked,”Continue Reading

Caracas (GPA) – The new US sanctions on Venezuela meant to target the CLAP food program proves there is nothing “humanitarian” about Washington’s concerns. Last week the United States Department of Treasury placed new sanctions on multiple individuals and businesses connected to the Bolivarian government’s Local Committees for Supply andContinue Reading

Caracas (TSN) – The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)  presented a statement condemning US sanctions and hostile policies against Venezuela. Non-Aligned Countries demanded on Sunday that the United States Government immediately lift the economic and financial sanctions imposed on Venezuela. In a statement signed by the members of the international organization, which met for two days in Caracas, the delegations of 120 NAM countries indicated thatContinue Reading

Caracas (TSN) – The Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, published Tuesday a communiqué on his Twitter account denouncing and rejecting statements made by the High Representative of the European Union (EU), Federica Mogherini, as she threatened the South American country with new sanctions if there was no progress in talks betweenContinue Reading

New York (TSN) – The United Nations (U.N.) Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of sanctions, Idriss Jazairy, expressed deep concern on Monday at the recent measures against Cuba, Venezuela, and Iran by the United States (U.S), arguing the use of economic sanctions for political purposes violates human rights and international law.Continue Reading

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Caracas (FAIR) – Judith Miller and Michael Gordon published their now infamous New York Times article on September 8, 2002, falsely claiming on the basis of unnamed “American officials” that Iraq had acquired “aluminum tubes” with the aim of producing “an atomic bomb.” Disgraced by her regurgitation of bogus claims, Miller leftContinue Reading