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Chavez, Evo and Obama (Part One)

Chavez, Evo and Obama (Part One)

I take a break from the tasks that are occupying all of my time these days to dedicate a few words to the unique opportunity presented by the political science of the sixtieth session of the United Nations General Assembly. The yearly event demands singular effort from those taking on the greatest of political responsibilities in many countries. For them, it constitutes a tough test; for the fans of that art, and there are many since it vitally affects everybody, it is difficult to remove oneself from the temptation of observing the interminable but educational show.

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Chavez Ratifies Sovereign Use of International Reserves

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President Hugo Chavez reaffirmed Thursday that Venezuela will use its international reserves according to the country’s interests, without subordinating itself to foreign powers or institutions. In a second article for his column “Notes from the Rear Guard” in the Orinoco Mail newspaper, Chavez decried what he called a campaign to create confusion and destabilization by

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A Brilliant and Courageous Statement

A Brilliant and Courageous Statement

Now the external and internal enemies of Hugo Chávez are at the mercy of his words and his initiatives. Without a doubt there shall be surprises in store for them. Let us wish him our most steadfast support and trust. The lies of the empire and the treason of the quislings shall be defeated. Today there are millions of militant and aware Venezuelans who shall never be made to submit to the oligarchy and the empire.

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President Hugo Chavez’s address to the People of Venezuela

President Hugo Chávez's address to the People of Venezuela

Let us go, then, with our Father Bolívar, in the vanguard, to continue climbing up to the summit, Chimborazo! Thank God; thank you my people; thank you my life. Until victory always! We will win! Havana, this beloved and heroic Havana, on June 30, 2011. I tell you from the great homeland, from my heart, from my whole soul, from my supreme hope which is the hope of the people, now and forever. We will live and win. Thank you very much. Until my return.

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Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez Meet Fraternally

Fidel and Chávez

The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez held a fraternal meeting in this capital. During their conversation on Tuesday, the two leaders remembered moments of previous meetings, Cuba’s nightly TV news program reported. Some of Chavez´ relatives also were present at the meeting.

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Venezuela's Chavez has pelvic surgery in Cuba

Nicolas Maduro

i have to write an essay due tomorrow p>Venezuela’s foreign minister says President Hugo Chavez has undergone surgery in Cuba. Nicolas Maduro tells state-run Venezolana de Television that Chavez had the operation for a pelvic abscess. Maduro says the procedure was “immediate” in nature but that Chavez is in good health. He says the president

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Raul Castro, Hugo Chavez Meet

Hugo Chávez y Raúl Castro en la Habana, Cuba

Cuban President Raul Castro received Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday. Chavez, who is concluding a tour that took him to Ecuador and Brazil, arrived in this capital early today. During his stay here, the visitor will review the development of the extensive existing bilateral links between Havana and Caracas, Granma newspaper reported. Raul Castro

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WikiLeaks Haiti: The PetroCaribe Files

PetroCaribe

The Nations By: Dan Coughlin and Kim Ives When René Préval took the oath of Haiti’s presidential office in a ceremony at Haiti’s National Palace on May 14, 2006, he was anxious to allay fears in Washington that he would not be a reliable partner. “He wants to bury once and for all the suspicion

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Venezuela Confirms Solidarity March for Cuban Five

Cuban Five

(Prensa Latina) The Cuba-Venezuela Movement of Mutual Solidarity confirmed a march to be staged on Saturday, June 12, to support the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unfairly held in US prisons since 1998. Coordinator of the group Laila Tajeldine told Prensa Latina that women, youngsters and workers will take part in the march to demand the

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Regarding Joaquín Pérez Becerra

Scylla and Charybdis by Earthdefect

By Iván Maiza (Published Telesur) Translation: Machetera The capacity of the Latin American left to go straight ahead without looking to either side, without long term plans, without observing the world in which it lives, never ceases to amaze me. Without taking into account whose life is at stake in matters that are not strategic,