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The Venezuela “Opposition” We Never Hear About

By Arnold August on March 9, 2017

“If necessary Venezuela will also fight militarily.” Here the National Bolivarian Militia trained to defend the Bolivarian Revolution from internal and external enemies. Photo: Bill Hackwell

At 35 years of age, he is tall and slim, and his imposing stature moves about in a subtle swagger that exudes confidence tempered with humility that does not succumb to his good looks and natural charisma. As a deputy, he is the leader of a block of 55 deputies in the Venezuelan National Assembly. (more…)

Farmers Sue World Bank Lending Arm for Financing Murder in Honduras

By Claire Provost on March 8, 2017

Members of the Peasant Unified Movement of Bajo Aguán carry mock coffins bearing pictures of farmers killed in land conflict clashes. Photo: Orlando Sierra

Peasants in Honduras have sued a branch of the World Bank over its financing of the corporation Dinant, which has vast palm oil plantations in Bajo Aguán valley in the country’s north. (more…)

Statement of the 15th Meeting of the Network in Defense of Humanity; “Emancipatory Communication or Colonized Homelands”

The Network of Intellectuals, Artists, and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity expresses its solidarity with the people and the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in these moments when the sponsors of the media war and terrorism against Venezuela, Cuba and the ALBA countries (more…)

Unity to Strengthen ALBA

March 7, 2017

Photo: Prensa Presidencial de Venezuela

Alba is the foundation for the construction of a new America, which is why we must tend and value it, stated Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, March 5, upon inaugurating the 14th ALBA Extraordinary Summit in honor of Bolivarian leader Hugo Chávez, on the fourth anniversary of his passing. (more…)

FMLN Warns U.S. to Stop Supporting Right-Wing Youth

February 28, 2017

Salvadoran President and former FMLN guerrilla commander Salvador Sanchez Ceren

El Salvador’s ruling Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front, the FMLN, warned the U.S. embassy in San Salvador on Monday to stop supporting the country’s right-wing Nationalist Republican Alliance, ARENA, party. (more…)

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