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  • Venezuela Re-Declared a Dictatorship by US Media

    October 31, 2016 The U.S. media has  widely declared  Venezuela a  “dictatorship”  in recent days — actually re-declared it ... depicted Chavez as a dictator . In reality, the only dictatorship to exist in Venezuela over the past 18 years was ... a military coup deposed Chavez for two days in 2002. That dictatorship had the backing of the U.S. government and major ...
  • Foreign Policy Fantasies About Venezuela

    January 2, 2006 ... cover story, “Hugo Boss: “How Chavez is refashioning dictatorship for a democratic age.” The article is much ... it, as will be seen below. The idea that Venezuela is a dictatorship is absurd, as anyone who has been there in the ... politics altogether. In its zeal to create an imaginary “dictatorship” in Venezuela , the Foreign Policy article ...
  • Why the US Demonises Venezuela's Democracy

    October 4, 2012 ... Here is what Jimmy Carter said about Venezuela's "dictatorship" a few weeks ago: "As a matter of fact, of the ...
  • Preferred Conclusions: The BBC, Syria, and Venezuela

    Afro-Venezuelan Orlando Figuera torched alive by opposition supporters
    September 19, 2017 ... articles, this one focused on claims that Venezuela is a 'dictatorship': '"The dictatorship is living its last days and Maduro knows it," ... of American States (OAS) likened the country to a dictatorship.' While recognising that the Maduro government ...
  • A Response to Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi on Venezuela

    June 7, 2017 ... there? How does the opposition win major elections in a dictatorship? It gets worse.  Julio Borges, as Taibbi also ... they muzzle the opposition”. That doesn’t happen in a dictatorship folks. Of course, serious criticisms can be made ... or read English that the United States is basically a dictatorship? With a media willing to cooperate, it would be ...
  • Setting the Record Straight on Venezuela and Hugo Chavez

    January 11, 2011 ... it's time to set the record straight. Venezuela is not a dictatorship and President Chavez is no dictator.  Just last ... will not affect any constitutional rights nor impose a "dictatorship" on the country, it is merely a valid, ... against Venezuela and accept the facts: Venezuela is not a dictatorship, and while many of you may not like Hugo Chavez, ...
  • A Review of US Media Coverage on Venezuela

    August 25, 2017 ... called the results a “sham” and a “step toward dictatorship.” The U.S. military reported in April that ... New York Times editorializes about Maduro’s “drive to dictatorship.” This follows almost three years of ... rhetoric. The argument now is that Venezuela has become a dictatorship. Previously, the argument was that it was ...
  • Honduras: Anti-Chavez ‘free speech’ warriors linked to coup

    July 21, 2009 ... the IAPA has found little to condemn in regards to the dictatorship that has installed itself by military force in ... by balaclava-clad soldiers. And if anyone can recognise a dictatorship, it is the IAPA. After all, as it points out, ... IAPA issues a blistering denunciation of the Venezuelan “dictatorship” — which has closed not one media outlet and ...
  • Comparing Venezuela’s Media with Our Own

    May 17, 2017 ... The editorials HRW listed have titles like “Maduro’s dictatorship,” “Maduro’s Venezuela becomes a dictatorship,” “Venezuela is officially a dictatorship,” “Venezuela’s descent into ...
  • Various Flavors of Fake News about Venezuela

    November 25, 2016 ... 2015), Maria Corina Machado says that the government is a "dictatorship" and accuses it of rejecting humanitarian aid ... the Venezuelan media for years calling the government a “dictatorship”. In a recent lengthy interview on  ... Finnegan’s friends at El Nacional welcomed the Carmona dictatorship as did Venezuela’s entire private media. While ...
  • Media Distortions about Venezuela Not Just a Problem in the U.S.

    March 29, 2014 ... interviewed consider the government of Venezuela to be a dictatorship.” Imagine the  New York Times  running a ... democratically-elected government is actually a “dictatorship?” Not to mention that you would be ... specializes in Latin America who would accept the label 'dictatorship' for Venezuela. Now I know what you are ...
  • Allende’s Grandson: “Not in the Name of Allende nor Socialism”

    September 23, 2015 ... stripped from the Chilean state during the Pinochet dictatorship, strategic enterprises that were handed over, ... referents for the Chilean Socialist Party in the post-dictatorship period. It’s worth asking the Chilean ... firsthand the horrors and atrocities of the Pinochet dictatorship, if they are in agreement with such a political ...
  • In Campaign Against Venezuela, NYT Cites Former Member of Death Squad Alliance

    July 15, 2016 ... Eladio Loizaga, a diplomat left over from the decades-long dictatorship of Gen. Alfredo Stroessner.  The foreign ... dictatorships are not regarded so fondly in Latin America. Dictatorship torture victims included four democratically ... landing on his property.  Since he is from the Stroessner dictatorship’s Colorado Party, he was repeatedly able to ...
  • 13 Years of BBC Reporting on Venezuela's Hugo Chavez

    February 14, 2012 ... of articles: Date Headline 31/08/99 Opinion: Venezuela's 'dictatorship'   13/12/99 Venezuela leader 'like Mussolini' ... Date Sub-title 02/02/99 'Dictator-in-waiting'   28/08/99 'Dictatorship'   31/08/99 'Dictatorship'   10/09/99 'Dictatorship'   25/09/00 'Towards ...
  • How to Turn a Government into a Pariah: Venezuela’s “Matrix”

    March 7, 2004 ... to argue that such incidents prove that Venezuela is a dictatorship, as the opposition now almost unanimously does, ... governments in the world today would have to be called dictatorship. The next few days, in which opposition leaders ... impression that the Chavez government is an authoritarian dictatorship, there are some disturbing reports of torture ...