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On Second Anniversary of Hugo Chavez' Death, a Venezuela National Day of Action - City by City List of Activities

President Hugo Chavez’ Best Legacy:  “Chavistas”

From the Lasolidarity Mailing list

Venezuela National Day of Action Activities by City

Venezuela National Day of Action Activities by City… 482 more words

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Venezuela Is Slowly Coming Apart—and President Nicolas Maduro May Pay the Price

CARACAS – Amid the death of a 14-year-old boy killed by a policeman during anti-government unrest, the arrest of a key opposition mayor by armed government intelligence agents and talk of a coup plot against the government spearheaded by Washington, this last week also saw another another turn in Venezuela’s growing crisis. 1,137 more words

VIDEO: Venezuela Thwarts Recent Plot - Docu about 2002 Coup Gives Context, "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"

Just fished out this 2007 post from a now-defunct blog of mine and re-posting it here because I think the story of Venezuela, especially the 2002 coup, can not be told often enough. 369 more words

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Further descent into chaos

What’s this? The mayor of Caracas was arrested by Venezuela’s intelligence police (like the CIA) for expressing anti-government views?

Sound Stalinesque? It is.

¡Viva la revolucion! 27 more words

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Commentary Magazine: Opinion: Ben Cohen: Venezuela on The Brink


Commentary Magazine: Opinion: Ben Cohen: Venezuela on The Brink

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress

I guess Venezuela at its best would be like Scandinavia where you would have a mid-size country or so of twenty-five million people who is not only energy independent, but a net-exporter of oil, gas, food and other resources that we all use. 405 more words

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Commentary Magazine: Opinion: Ben Cohen: Venezuela on The Brink


Commentary Magazine: Opinion: Ben Cohen: Venezuela on The Brink

I guess Venezuela at its best would be like Scandinavia where you would have a mid-size country or so of twenty-five million people who is not only energy independent, but a net-exporter of oil, gas, food and other resources that we all use. 405 more words

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“What is Inexcusable is Venezuela's Political Independence”

An interview with John Pilger, conducted by Michael Albert.

Why would the U.S. want Venezuela’s government overthrown?

There are straightforward principles and dynamics at work here. 1,325 more words