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ALBA Alliance Celebrates 10 Years, Nicaragua Sanctions U.S. in Defence of Venezuela

Leaders of the ALBA member states at the XIII ALBA TCP summit in Havana, Cuba (prensa presidencial)

At its 13th summit, held in Cuba last weekend, the ALBA alliance celebrated its 10th anniversary. The leftist bloc charted plans for future integration and condemned U.S. “aggression” toward its member states.

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U.S. Bans 24 Venezuelan Government Officials From Travel

“We understand these attacks as a desperate cry from those who know the world is changing, and who have no way of relating to

Accusing the Venezuelan government of committing human rights abuses during anti-government protests earlier this year, the U.S. State Department issued a press release on Wednesday barring 24 Venezuelan officials from travel to the United States. The statement did not identify the 24 individuals due to confidentiality requirements.

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Maduro Backs Venezuelan Diplomat Detained in Aruba

Venezuela's consul general has been arrested in Aruba, but President Nicolas Maduro says he will do everything he can to ha

Venezuela's consul general has been arrested in Aruba, but President Nicolas Maduro says he will do everything he can to have the official freed.

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U.S. Awards Venezuelan Opposition's Maria Corina Machado with Democracy Prize

Maria Corina Machado will receive the award on October 1st, in Washington. (EFE)

On Wednesday, Washington-based International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) announced its decision to honor Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado with the 2014 Charles T. Manatt Democracy Award. Meanwhile in a Miami county, a teachers’ union has organized students to collect riot materials to aid anti-government protestors in Venezuela.

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Terrorism in Venezuela and Its Accomplices

Violent opposition protests in Caracas. (Reuters)

The private media and important actors both at home and abroad including Washington have downplayed, and in some cases completely ignored, the terrorist actions perpetrated against the Venezuelan government over the past three months.

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The Dirty Hand of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) in Venezuela

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Author and journalist Eva Golinger details recent U.S. funding of the Venezuelan opposition, concluding that, “What is clear is that the US government continues to feed efforts to destabilize Venezuela”.

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Venezuelan Government Officials Allege Uribe Has Role in Violent Disturbances

Alvaro Uribe (agencies)

Venezuelan governmental authorities have provided what they allege is evidence of former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe’s involvement in the current disturbances and violence. They also claim that the US has provided some advice, and that mercenaries are involved.

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Blame it on Caracas

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro (archive)

Venezuelanalysis.com founder Gregory Wilpert critiques the New York Times’ coverage of Venezuela – U.S. relations following the expulsion of three U.S. diplomats from Venezuela by President Nicolas Maduro.

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Venezuela Criticizes Obama's Comments on Chavez

The Venezuelan minister of communication, Ernesto Villegas, read out the Venezuelan government’s condemnation of Obama’s com

The Venezuelan government expressed outrage at U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday for calling Hugo Chavez's policies "authoritarian" at such a "delicate moment," with the Venezuelan president recovering from a difficult cancer surgery.

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Why the US Demonises Venezuela's Democracy

Hugo Chavez at a campaign march in Yaracuy on Tuesday (VTV)

Venezuela is about to hold impeccably free and fair elections, yet the US treats it as a dictatorship.

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