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Sobering Reasons for Venezuelan President Maduro's Cancellation of Beijing to New York Trip

(Prensa Presidencial)

News of President Maduro's cancellation of his trip to the UN in New York has been published by the government-controlled western media with attacks on his credibility and even his sanity. Extensive research of a span of reports from friendly to openly hostile media reveals that the cancellation was not only wise but also justified.

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Washington Expels Venezuelan Diplomats in Retaliation

The US gave the Venezuelan diplomats 48 hours to leave, the same period of time given for Keiderling (pictured above) and two ot

Three Venezuelan diplomats were expelled from the United States a day after Venezuela declared Washington's highest-ranking representative in Caracas a persona non grata after she visited the offices of an opposition-oriented organisation.

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Venezuela Rejects U.S. Version of Maduro Airspace Prohibition Dispute

Venezuela has rejected United States’ version of events in the dispute over President Nicolas Maduro’s passage through U.S.

Venezuela has rejected the United States’ version of events in the dispute over President Nicolas Maduro’s passage through U.S. airspace last night.

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Why Did Washington Hate Hugo Chavez? An Interview with Author and Revolutionary Eva Golinger

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Mike Whitney speaks with attorney and writer Eva Golinger about Hugo Chavez, US/Venezuelan relations and the future of the Bolivarian Revolution.

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With “Zero Tolerance to Gringo Aggression,” Maduro Cuts Off Venezuela-U.S. Talks

President Nicolas Maduro and Foreign Minister Elias Jaua (EFE)

The conversations that were started a month and a half ago between Venezuela and the United States have definitively ended, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced yesterday at an event of the Strategic Regions of Integral Defense (REDI) in Cojedes state.

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Fight the Power: Venezuela's Maduro Responds to Obama's Nominee for UN Envoy

Samantha Power has been nominated by Obama to be the next US envoy to the UN (Zuma Press)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has described comments made by US President Barack Obama's nominee for envoy to the United Nations as “despicable”, and demanded an apology.

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An Open Letter to the Media on the 'Irony' of Snowden's Request for Asylum in Venezuela and Ecuador

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The supposed “irony” of whistle-blower Edward Snowden seeking asylum in countries such as Ecuador and Venezuela has become a media meme. Of course, any such “ironies” would be irrelevant even if they were based on factual considerations.

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US NSA Spied on Venezuela When President Chavez Died, Documents Reveal

According to leaked documents the NSA has been spying on Latin American countries, particularly Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Ve

Brazilian daily O Globo, reporting jointly with Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald informed today that according to the leaked National Security Agency (NSA) documents, the United States has also been spying on Venezuela’s petroleum industry. The information comes as governments confirm that whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied for asylum in Venezuela.

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Venezuela-U.S. Relations May Improve, Following Meeting of Foreign Ministers

Jaua and Kerry pledged to strengthen bilateral ties, following a meeting in Guatemala on Wednesday (JOHAN ORDONEZ / AFP)

Venezuelan foreign minister Elias Jaua and United States Secretary of State John Kerry pledged to improve bilateral relations during a meeting on Wednesday, following the release of a U.S. citizen detained in Venezuela.

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Corporate Media Drones on about Venezuela’s Defence Program

Last week the Venezuelan government demonstrated its Arpia Drones System (Minci)

After President Nicolas Maduro attended a military display in Aragua state which included Venezuela’s three unarmed drones, some mainstream media has highlighted Venezuela’s defence program, stressing Venezuela’s relationship with Iran.

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