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Maduro Wins Presidential Elections in Venezuela with almost 6 Million Votes

By Resumen Latinoamericano on May 20, 2018

Nicolás Maduro will have his second term in office after winning the presidential election this Sunday in Venezuela with more than 5,823,728 million votes. (more…)

Nicaragua: Extortion, Dialogue And A Longing for Peace

By: Tortilla Con Sal on May 20, 2018

Recent experience confirms that the Latin American and the Caribbean right-wing, like the U.S. government, cannot be trusted to comply with agreements. (more…)

5 Answers to 5 Statements Made About Venezuela

By Alba Movements on May 14, 2018

1. “There is no democracy”: In Venezuela there have been 23 elections since 1998, the year in which Hugo Chavez was elected as President and began a process of democratization (more…)

US-Trained Special Forces Joined Police Crackdown on Dam Protesters in Honduras

By Sandra Cuffe, on May 17, 2018

Photo: Witness for Peace

It started at dawn. A vehicle full of Honduran police officers showed up at around 5 am on May 3 in front of the community protest camp in Pajuiles, (more…)

Amidst Threats and Defiance, Venezuelans Head to the Polls

By Ricardo Vaz on May 19, 2018

May 17, Maduro gives his last campaign speech before the elections

May 17 marked the end of the political campaign for the upcoming presidential and legislative council elections, that will take place on Sunday May 20. (more…)

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