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Bolivia coup led by Christian Fascist Paramilitary Leader and Millionaire – with Foreign Support

By Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton on November 11, 2019

When Luis Fernando Camacho stormed into Bolivia’s abandoned presidential palace in the hours after President Evo Morales’s sudden November 10 resignation, (more…)

Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm’s Lithium Deal

By Eoin Higgins on November 11, 2019

Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni salt flats hold the largest reserves of lithium in the world.

The Sunday military coup in Bolivia has put in place a government which appears likely to reverse a decision by just-resigned President Evo Morales to cancel an agreement (more…)

Once Again Cuba is Victorious at UN, 187 in Favor, 3 Against, 2 Abstentions

November 7, 2019

Cuba scored a resounding victory at the United Nations General Assembly, in which the resolution “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba” (more…)

Ecuadorians Mobilize against the “Big Package” of Moreno and the IMF

By Eduardo Tamayo G., and Helga Serrano Narváez on October 7, 2019

Those who believe that class struggle is a matter of the past are wrong.  The economic elites of Ecuador, through the government of Lenín Moreno, have declared economic (more…)

U.S. Denies Visa to Cuban Health Minister to Attend International Health Meeting in Washington

By Cheryl LaBash on October 3, 2019

Dr. Felix Baez receives award for Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade, 2017.

Health ministers from throughout the Americas gathered in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 30, for a week of meetings to set regional health goals and priorities at the 57th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). (more…)

Media Continue to Push Misinformation About Venezuela and Drug Trafficking

By Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz on September 24, 2019

US Southern Command maps shows main drug-smuggling routes in Latin America  (Business Insider, 9/14/17).

In recent years, Western corporate journalists have turned to systematically citing unnamed sources and secret documents from the US national security state. Indeed, one would be forgiven for thinking it was standard operating procedure. (more…)

Colombia Admits to Deceiving U.N. with Fake Pictures to Accuse Venezuela of Illegal Activities

By Redacción Digital on September 30, 2019

Duque at the UN

News agencies AFP and El Colombiano have confirmed that they had taken at least four of the pictures included in the dossier delivered by Colombian President Ivan Duque (more…)

Bruno Rodriguez at the UN: “Economic Aggression, Threats and Blackmail will not Take Away a Single Concession”

By Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla on September 29, 2019

Complete Transcript of Speech by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the 74th General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, 28 September 2019, “Year 61 of the Revolution”. (more…)

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