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Venezuela’s Maduro Pays Homage to Fidel Castro in Havana

President Maduro addresses nearly a million Cubans in Havana's Plaza of the Revolution. (Prensa Presidencial)

Speaking before nearly a million Cubans in Havana Tuesday, Maduro underscored Venezuela’s historic debt to Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution.

 

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Venezuela’s Maduro Declares Three-Day National Mourning for Fidel Castro

President Maduro pays homage to the late Cuban leader. (Prensa Miraflores)

 President Nicolas Maduro ordered three days of national mourning for the legendary Cuban leader Fidel Castro who died on Friday night.

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Venezuela Dispatches Medical Team to Haiti Days After Hurricane Matthew

The Venezuelan government sent a medical brigade to Haiti this week in the wake of Hurricane Matthew's devastation (Mppijp/

Venezuela continues to extend solidarity with Caribbean nations recently ravaged by Hurricane Matthew.

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Maduro Meets with Fidel Castro in Cuba, Renews Bilateral Cooperation Agenda

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, meets with legendary revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Havana (PrensaPresidencial)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met with former Cuban president Fidel Castro on Saturday, while his government signed a series of bilateral deals with Havana– ahead of US President Barack Obama's historic visit to the island on Sunday. 

 

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Minute By Minute: Cuban 5 Arrive in Venezuela

The Cuban Five are heroes in Cuba for their attempt to stop terror attacks from Miami. (Credit: Embassy of Cuba in Venezuela)

The five Cubans, recently released after years in prison in the United States for their anti-terrorism activities, arrived in Venezuela as part of an international tour.

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Venezuelan Anti-Imperialist Petition Reaches Ten Million Signatures

The signatures have been verified by Venezuela’s National Electoral Committee, which has confirmed that the petition has a 1.3

Over ten million Venezuelans have signed the petition, which demands that the Obama administration revoke the Executive Order released on March 9th branding Venezuela a “national security threat”. 

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Venezuela Withdraws from OAS Civil Society Forum in Solidarity with Cuba

A woman holds a banner from the protest in Panama - “#GetOutChe’sAssassin, #OurIndependentAmerica #GetOutMercenaries” (Ism

Both Cuba and Venezuela have withdrawn from the 7th Summit of the Americas’ Civil Society Forum, which began in Panama yesterday, after a number of counter-revolutionary and terrorist Cubans were invited to the event. One of the summit attendees is the ex-CIA official, Félix Rodríguez Mendigutía, notorious for his role in the assassination of Argentinian revolutionary, Ernesto “Che” Guevara.

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ALBA Countries Meet in Havana to Coordinate Preventative Plan Against Ebola

The ALBA trade bloc held an extraordinary summit meeting on Monday to coordinate a response to the ebola virus. (AVN)

At the request of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, member countries of the ALBA trade bloc met yesterday at a special summit in Havana, Cuba to discuss methods of preventing the spread of the ebola virus in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Venezuelan government has donated US$5 million to the United Nations to fight the spread of the virus.

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The “Cubanization” of U.S. Policy Towards Venezuela

(Ryan Mallett-Outtrim/Venezuelanalysis)

Venezuelan opposition politicians and their allies in the U.S.frequently decry Cuba’s alleged influence on the Venezuelan government. Ironically however, there seems to be an important and growing nexus between the Venezuelan opposition and the anti-Cuba lobby in the U.S. 

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Venezuela's Maduro Meets With Fidel Castro

Maduro and Castro met over the weekend to commemorate the founding of ALBA (Cuba Debate)

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has visited Cuba's Fidel Castro to commemorate the founding of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA).

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