Category Archives: Venezuela

Playing the Venezuelan Anti-Semitism Card

by Stephen Lendman Throughout his tenure, Washington officials vilified Chavez unjustifiably. So did media scoundrels. He was America top hemispheric enemy. Donald Rumsfeld once likened him to Hitler. Pat Robertson called for his assassination. Anti-semitism accusations surfaced often. His December … Continue reading

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Venezuela Rejects U.S. Interference

Yusuf Fernandez Shortly after the death of the Leader of the Bolivarian Revolution and President of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, some US right-wing media outlets launched a campaign of slander describing him as a “divisive” and “authoritarian” ruler. Some even openly … Continue reading

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Venezuela President Calls for US Help to Stop Capriles Murder Plot

Local Editor  Venezuela’s acting President Nicolas Maduro urged U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday to halt an alleged plot to kill opposition leader Henrique Capriles ahead of the April 14 presidential vote. Capriles, whom Chavez beat in October, is running … Continue reading

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President Hugo Chavez: A 21st Century Renaissance Man

  By Prof. James Petras Global Research, March 15, 2013   IntroductionPresident Hugo Chavez was unique in multiple areas of political, social and economic life. He made significant contributions to the advancement of humanity. The depth, scope and popularity of … Continue reading

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Fidel Castro: Cuba Lost Its Best Friend… Chavez

Local Editor  Cuban leader Fidel Castro eulogized on Monday Venezuela’s late leader as “the best friend Cuba ever had,” in his first remarks since Hugo Chavez’ passing. Writing in the daily Granma newspaper, Castro eulogized Chavez, who died last week, … Continue reading

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Graphs showing just how much Chavez achieved in Venezuela

Venezuelan Economic and Social Performance Under Hugo Chávez, in Graphs Written by Jake Johnston and Sara Kozameh    Thursday, 07 March 2013 17:26   On Tuesday, Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez passed away after 14 years in office. Below is a … Continue reading

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Chavez is Dead, but His Revolution Goes on

Yusuf Fernandez Thousands of saddened Venezuelans poured into the streets of Caracas crying, hugging each other and shouting slogans in support of President Hugo Chavez after learning of his death. “I feel such big pain I cannot even speak,” said … Continue reading

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