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Clinton Emails Reveal Direct US Sabotage of Venezuela

Hillary Clinton with former Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez (EFE).

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton led a team committed to delegitimizing the politics of the late Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution.

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Debunking Myths About The Crisis In Venezuela: An Insider's Perspective

Woman holds a large image of the 100 Bolivar currency note with the word "hunger" (Reuters).

One of BBC's international correspondents exposes five media myths about Venezuela's current economic and political context. 

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Venezuela Condemns Deadly Western Airstrike in Syria

The US airstrike targeted the northeastern Syrian town of Al Tujar. (RODI SAID / REUTERS)

Venezuela voiced its solidarity with Syria following a US airstrike that killed over 50 civilians in the northeastern part of the country. 

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The Venezuela Problem: Hyper-Politicization and Fragmentation in Mercosur

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro alongside Brazil's Dilma Rousseff. (AVN)

Eli Cain and Erika Sato argue that economic cooperation in Mercosur has become increasingly more difficult given political circumstances in the region and some of the bloc's own protocols. 

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Social Movements Accompany Venezuela in Mercosur and Fight for Decision Making Power

Ricardo Guerrero of Big Little World at a an event commemorating International Day for People with Dwarfism in Venezuela. (Kevin

In this interview Ricardo Guerrero reflects on the struggle for social inclusion in economic policies and his experience in the differently abled movement.

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Danny Glover: Yes to Dialogue, no to Intervention in Venezuela

Actor and political activist, Danny Glover (JamaicaObserver)

Award-winning actor Danny Glover warns against intervention in Venezuela, and takes aim at OAS head, Luis Almagro, for spearheading a baseless campaign against the South American country.

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A Policy of Non-Intervention in Venezuela Would Be a Welcome Change

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Minister of Foreign Affairs met with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs,

"The best thing that the United States government could do with regard to Venezuela, regardless of political outcomes there, would be to end its intervention," argues Weisbrot. 

 

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Ongoing Democratic Charter Saga in OAS Exposes Deep Hypocrisy

OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro (COHA)

COHA's Peter Bolton lambasts the OAS for remaining silent on political violations in Brazil and human rights abuses in Mexico whilst continuing to put pressure on Venezuela. 

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Mixed Message at the OAS

The Organization of American States headquarters in Washington, D.C. (OAS website).

According to philosophy professor Frederick B. Mills, the OAS permenent council left mixed messages during its special session on Venezuela last week.

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Ten Ways Venezuela Spoke Truth and Exposed Hypocrisy at the OAS Extraordinary Session

Photo caption: Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Relations Delcy Rodríguez at the extraordinary session on Venezuela in Washington
Venezuela's Foreign Minister courageously spoke truth to power challenging US hegemony at the OAS meeting on the South American nation’s dialogue process this week. 
 

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The Demise of the OAS

The Organization of American States (COHA)

William Camacaro and Frederick B. Mills argue that the recent interventionism and partisanship displayed by OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro, against Venezuela have called into question the continued viability of the OAS in the region. 

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How U.S. and U.K. Media Are Trying To Push Maduro and Venezuela Over the Edge

Nicolás Maduro (upper right, with flag tied around his neck) celebrates with the Venezuelan people in the streets of Caracas af

Max Ajl details how political and media elites utilize the media to misrepresent the Venezuelan government following a pattern of intervention across the region.  

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Venezuelan People and Government Honor Memory of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali. (Archive)

Venezuela remembers Muhammad Ali not only as an athlete, but as a champion for the rights of Black people and all peoples of the Global South. 

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In Solidarity with Venezuela, an Open Letter to OAS Secretary General

Secretary General Luis Almargo's actions this week were received without much support throughout the region (La Voz de San

Organizations and individuals express their solidarity with Venezuela as they denounce OAS Secretary General's recent actions against the South American nation. 

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Venezuela's Apocalypse: The Media at War

A rally to demand an increase in university funding and against Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela. (Reuters)

International media use classic red-baiting tropes to paint Venezuela as on the verge of apocalyptic meltdown while ignoring the real calamities of war and poverty caused by global capitalism.

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