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Vicious Cyber-War against Venezuela The psychological warfare being waged by the oligarchic opposition in Venezuela –following the strategic and tactical objectives of US imperialism– has strong support in a well-organized Twitter operation that promotes protests from the Miami-based DolarToday platform. This is described in a research...
Standoff in Venezuela Venezuela expert Steve Ellner explains the deceptiveness of the mainstream media’s reporting on the country's political turmoil.Venezuela has been rocked in recent weeks by almost daily protests and counter-protests, as right-wing opponents of socialist President Nicolas Maduro seek to bring down his...
The Political Legacy of President Rafael Correa It is not in any way ventured to say that the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa Delgado, who ends his term in May 2017 after a decade as undisputed leader of the political movement Alianza País, leaves an impressive legacy of political, economic, social and cultural transformations that will determine...
Teachers Leading Way Against Neoliberalism in Latin America Latin America, like most regions of the world, is under assault by neoliberalism. Public sector jobs are being cut. Government institutions are being privatized. Foreign companies are attacking union leaders. Transportation and utility prices are going up. Laws preventing monopolization and environmental...
The 2017 Havana Book Fair The Havana International Book Fair is a special moment of the year, with the presentation of new works and editorial events taking place. It is a marvellous occasion. People suddenly feel inspired to buy books, read, participate in colloquiums, and speak with authors.The Fair could quite rightly be considered...
A Global Revolutionary You can learn as much about a man from his critics as you can from his admirers. Henry Kissinger, U.S. secretary of state under Nixon, described Fidel in his memoirs as perhaps the most genuine revolutionary leader in power at that time.The former Secretary of State and advisor to various U.S. Presidents...

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