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The Collapse of Chávezcare

LA VICTORIA, Venezuela — Leonardo Flores lay listlessly in his bed, passing the day much as he had the previous three months of his stay in a rundown ward of the Jose Benitez State Hospital. 1,858 more words

Dispatch

Venezuela-Cartoonists with Freedom? Great Talent, itty bitty freedom space.

I have to admit, Venezuela almost didn’t happen today. When I first began looking there wasn’t much I could go with in regards to comic books and very little easily found for comic strips are cartoons of any type. 739 more words

A To Z Challenge-Comic Creators Around The World

First Lady of Venezuela, TV show and life of the Revolution

New social media can be growing into power, yet traditional media, such as television and radio, still remain forceful tools in political communication. Nicolás Maduro, current President of Venezuela, learnt this lesson from his predecessor and mentor, Hugo Chavez. 892 more words

First Ladies

...latin summits, us msm, amnesia and tabula rasa...

…a patronising statement in panama, and history begins anew…

In his attempt at misdirection the US President at the VII Summit of the Americas in Panama would mention ‘dark chapters in US (‘American’) history’ and a march, a memorial march, in Selma, Alabama, he had attended. 678 more words

Democracy

Eduardo Galeano (1940-2015): Writing With Mind And Heart.

by Jerry Alatalo

fter finding a number of posts about the passing of Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano and noticing that – besides a book by Noam Chomsky – the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez gave Barack Obama one of Mr. 330 more words

Earth Matters

Film--Screening of "Hugo Chavez: A Portrait from Europe"

According to Hands Off Venezuela, the recent premiere of the Telesur documentary Hugo Chavez: a portrait from Europe in London on April 15 provided a lively discussion on the recent sanctions levied by American imperialism against the Bolivarian Revolution. 433 more words

Film

The World Bank, the IMF, and the 21st Century

‘Structural Adjustment’. ‘Washington Consensus’. ‘Privatisation’. ‘Budget Cuts’. ‘Austerity’. On and on…

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) hold their Annual Meeting this weekend. 1,400 more words

Economics