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Nicolas Maduro begins hunting Coup Plotters and Enablers

The Venezuelan government began a new offensive against the opposition movement that seeks to complete a Coup d’Etat, and which last Friday appointed a parallel Supreme Court to challenge the regime of Nicolas Maduro. The first victim of Maduro’s hunt for coup plotters was Professor Angel Zerpa Aponte, one of the 33 magistrates appointed to occupy a position in the alternative Supreme Court. Shortly thereafter, the Venezuelan president confirmed ...Read full article...

Is Brazil truly Cleansing its Politics?

SAO PAULO – It is difficult to be optimistic here in Brazil. The reality of politics is very constricting with what is believed to be happening in the political arena, where it seems that judges are cleaning the house. Although Lula has been convicted and there is an open process against the current President, Michel Temer – which show how prosecutors and magistrates dominate the political life here – ...Read full article...

Donald Trump supports Coup d’Etat in Venezuela

No one enjoys seeing Venezuelas going hungry, being oppressed by the military or not having electricity or running water. Venezuela is a very rich nation and should be in complete ruin as it is now. It is true that Hugo Chavez and now Nicolas Maduro have served as oficial destructors of a nation that once was one of the most bountiful in the region, but it is also true ...Read full article...

Venezuelan Coup Plotter Released to House Arrest

You’ve probably heard already that Leopoldo Lopez has been released from jail and that he is now under house arrest. What you have not heard yet, is the other side of the story on what he has been doing in Venezuela and why he was sent to prison. In September 2015, anti-Bolivarian fascist coup plotter Leopoldo Lopez was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison for inciting months of ...Read full article...

It is time for Michel Temer to answers for his Crimes

The Office of the Attorney General has formally asked to prosecute the president of Brazil for corruption. Congress shall decide whether to remove Temer from office. Michel Temer has become the first president in Brazilian history to be formally charged with committing corruption crimes. Not even the two presidents of the country who in the last 25 years underwent dismissal proceedings, Fernando Collor de Melo in 1992 and Dilma Rousseff ...Read full article...

Venezuela: This is what Life is Like in a Collapsed Country

If you ever wondered what life was really like in a post-collapse society, look no further than Venezuela. Today, I’d like to share a first-hand report of everyday life there. The country has been on the way down since a socialist government destroyed the economy. Here’s a quick timeline: Private ownership of guns was banned in 2012. Then things began to go downhill in a hurry. In 2013, preppers ...Read full article...

The Bait that is sneering Brazil

SÃO PAULO – The entire Brazil seemed shocked last May 17, when the terms of the agreement reached between investigators and the president of the meat giant JBS, Joesley Batista, were made public. In exchange for immunity, the world’s foremost marketer of animal products detailed not only how he had bribed over 1,800 Brazilian politicians for years, but also knocked out the president of the country, Michel Temer, on ...Read full article...

The Mafia that Governs Brazil

I recently read a Facebook post from a person who rightfully pointed out that Brazil is far from being a democracy. In fact, the user clarified that the country has never been a democracy, at least not in the last 40 years. He begins his post with the following thought: “Today it is difficult to disassociate ourselves from politics. I’ve found out about the size of the irony that ...Read full article...

Towards a “Latin American Spring”?

Anxiety is growing in Latin America – the United States and the United Kingdom are preparing a “Spring” for them on the model of the “Arab Springs”. Of course, this time, it will not be a case of spreading war and dividing the populations along religious lines – Latino citizens are practically all Christians – but by using elements of their local identities. The objective will, however, be the ...Read full article...

Venezuelan Army Maintains Maduro in Power

Maduro enjoys a weak 30% of popular support as Chavistas disagree on what to do with the ongoing popular uprising. For some sectors of the Venezuelan opposition it is a prophetic act. Dissidents want to believe that Nicolas Maduro is close to political surrender. They maintain that, as social anger grows in the streets, Maduro will have no choice but to end the repression and accept the call for ...Read full article...

Life in Venezuela is a Daily Battle

One thing is true about Venezuela: Life is not easy and society is sharply divided. This reality is easy to see everyday as those who support the current regime go to the streets in large numbers to show support for the current administration, while opponents, strongly funded by foreign actors also protest the precarious state of affairs. People never go to the streets the way they go in Venezuela, ...Read full article...

Latin American Politicians Rotten to the Core

One single company, the Brazilian construction giant, Odebrecht, managed to pay off politicians and their aides to obtain exclusivity in bidding processes in Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Corruption knows no boundaries, skin color, ideology, ethnicity or political preference. Today, this reality is clearer in Latin America than anywhere else. A few days ago, Peruvian prosecutors requested the detention of former president Alejandro Toledo, who according to investigators received $20 million ...Read full article...

Venezuelan Parliament approves removal of Maduro from Presidency

The Venezuelan National Assembly declared Monday the “abandonment of office” by the Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, despite the order against such a vote by the Supreme Court. The parliamentary House demanded an electoral exit to the crisis so that “the people express their will through the vote”. “The only way to solve the serious problems that afflict the country is to return power to the people of Venezuela and, ...Read full article...

Odebrecht and Braskem pay $ 3.5 Billion in Lava Jato Corruption Case

Investigators found a system of “professional” corruption in the Brazilian construction company. The company had a bribe management department. Construction company Odebrecht and its petrochemical arm Braskem testified before a US court last Wednesday that they are guilty of paying bribes in exchange for contract benefits. This corruption was discovered in Operation Lava Jato, the operative group of the Brazilian Prosecutor’s Office that has been investigating corruption for more ...Read full article...

Greek-style Austerity Coming to Brazil

Whatever remained of Greece’s economy after the crisis evaporated as the country adopted IMF and Troika austerity polices which today, the very same IMF admits were a mistake. The only goal that austerity measures were able to accomplish in Greece was the complete transfer of the country’s resources and treasures to the Elite that ran away with them for pennies on the dollar. The same scenario is presented now ...Read full article...
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