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Work on Bridge over Cuba’s Largest River Continues at a Good Pace

July 12, 2017

Venezuelan workers helping to reconstruct the bridge over the Toa River in Cuba.

When the media in the U.S. talks about the relationship that Cuba has with the Bolivarian Government of Venezuela it is always described simply as based on Cuba’s dependency on Venezuelan oil leaving out perhaps a more important aspect of it; (more…)

Temer Signs Law That Could See Millions of Acres Lost in the Amazon

Sue Branford, Maurício Torres on July 15, 2017

On 11 July, President Michel Temer signed into law important new legislation (MP 759) that paves the way for land thieves, who have illegally occupied and cleared vast areas of public land in the Amazon, to legalize their land holdings. (more…)

Statement from the International Relations Commission of the National Assembly on Trump’s Cuba Policy

July 12, 2017

The International Relations Commission of the National Assembly of People’s Power fully supports the Revolutionary Government’s Statement issued June 16 on the policy directive that President Donald Trump has decided to apply in relation to Cuba. (more…)

Why Can’t the US Left Get Venezuela Right?

By Shamus Cooke on July 13, 2017

Photo: Bill Hackwell

As Venezuela’s fascist-minded oligarchy conspires with U.S. imperialism to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nicolas Maduro, few in the U.S. seem to care. (more…)

Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly Will be a Shield to Protect the Country against Fascism

By Carlos Aznares on July 11, 2017

The intellectual author of numerous crimes against Venezuelan citizens is now back in his home. He was granted a gift that in many countries of the continent is reserved only to those over 70 years of age or suffering from a serious illness. (more…)

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