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Nicolás Maduro Assumes His Second Term as President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

January 10, 2019

The president of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), Maikel Moreno, swore in the constitutional president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, on Thursday. (more…)

Venezuela Describes a “Triumph of Peace” After the Retraction of 10 of the 12 Countries of the Lima Group

January 12, 2019

On Saturday, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza described the retraction of ten of the twelve countries that signed the reactionary declaration of the Lima Group against Venezuela  as a “triumph of Peace”, resorting to the call by Nicolás Maduro, (more…)

Referendum: A Democratic Exercise

January 9, 2019

Photo: Prensa Miraflores

On February 24, the Cuban people, exercising their sovereignty, will decide on one of the most important issues for the country: the approval in a popular referendum of the new Constitution. (more…)

Indigenous Peoples React to the Racist Attacks by the New Government

By Elaine Tavares on January 12, 2019

Photo: Bill Hackwell

The Bolsonaro government’s racist attacks on indigenous peoples, the administrative change in the Agricultural portfolio, and responsibility for the demarcation of original lands are already provoking an immediate reaction from the organized and autonomous communities that survive and struggle in the national territory. (more…)

The Illusion of the Rich: an Island of Prosperity surrounded by Misery and Suffering

By T.P. Wilkinson on January 12, 2019

An interview with Brazilian Dominican Frei Betto: Part 1

Frei Betto (Carlos Alberto Libânio Christo) was born in 1944 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He began his political engagement as Catholic student and was imprisoned by the military regime that seized power in 1964 and ruled until 1985. (more…)

Peoples of the World Defend the Sovereignty of Venezuela

Call to Respect the Sovereignty of the People of Venezuela 

Given the unjustified pretentions of the empire and its lackeys to ignore the elections that took place on May 20, 2018 in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and the start of the new presidential term of Nicolás Maduro, (more…)

The Two Faces of the Empire

By Rafael Cancel Miranda on January 2, 2019

Rafael Cancel Miranda, Photo: Bill Hackwell

My people,

I’ve been wanting to talk to you about this for a while.  Let’s see how I can start.   A couple of days ago two Guatemalan children, who were in juvenile detention centers in U.S.-controlled territory, died while in the custody of U.S. federal agents.  (more…)

After 60 Years of Struggle, Sacrifices, Efforts and Victories, we See a Free, Independent Country, the Master of its own Destiny

By Raul Castro Ruz, January 2, 2019

SANTIAGO women and men;

Compatriots of all Cuba:

We gather today to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the revolutionary triumph of January 1st, (more…)

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