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Venezuela Prepares for Possible US Aggression

Venezuela is a prime US target for regime change, opposing its social democracy, wanting control of its vast oil reserves. Ongoing color revolution tactics for months so far failed to achieve Trump’s objectives. So did earlier Bush/Cheney and Obama coup attempts. Is sending in the marines Trump’s next option? Will he attack Venezuela militarily, maybe terror-bomb the country like in other US war theaters? Will he destroy vital infrastructure, ...Read full article...

Government claims victory in Venezuelan Referendum

Only a couple of million voters participated in Venezuelan consultation. “After 100 days of insults and threats because of the color of our skin, the fate is set: we have a constituent, justice and peace. Let the world learn to respect us: Venezuela wants votes and not bullets. “ The mayor of Caracas and campaign chief, Jorge Rodriguez, drew his best stony smile to announce an electoral victory in ...Read full article...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nicaragua descends into Tyranny

The country is now controlled by one single party after president Daniel Ortega stripped opposing parliamentarians from their status. The Electoral Tribunal of Nicaragua delivered Friday total control of Parliament to President Daniel Ortega, as it stripped the opposition MPs of their seats. The Nicaraguan president consolidates all power in his figure, with increasingly authoritarian shades, and now imposes a hegemonic party regime in the Central American country. The court ...Read full article...

Neoliberalism and The Globalization of War: America’s Hegemonic Project

The world is at a dangerous crossroads.  The United States and its allies have launched a military adventure which threatens the future of humanity. Major military and covert intelligence operations are being undertaken simultaneously in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia and the Far East. The US-NATO military agenda combines both major theater operations as well as covert actions geared towards destabilizing sovereign states. America’s hegemonic ...Read full article...

Washington Brings Regime Change To Venezuela

According to President Obama, the world’s only superpower, the unipower, the exceptional country is threatened by small Venezuela in South America! In an executive order last year, renewed this year, President Obama declared Venezuela to be an “unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States” and declared a “national emergency” to counter the “Venezuelan threat”. This manufactured “extraordinary threat” serves as the ...Read full article...

Venezuela Agonizes

Gas goes up 6000% and the currency is devalued almost 60% What can you buy with your salary, even with a 20% increase when gas goes up 6000 percent and the currency devalues by 58 percent? Well, this is the reality of most Venezuelan people. The country not only suffers from food shortages and heavy government imposed restrictions, but its people are now scrambling to make their Bolivares go ...Read full article...

Venezuela Is Out of Food

Here’s What an Economic Collapse Really Looks Like. After several years of long lines, rationing, and shortages, the socialist country does not have enough food to feed its population, and the opposition government has declared a “nutritional emergency.” This is just the most recent nail in the beleaguered country’s slow, painful economic collapse. Many people expect an economic collapse to be shocking, instant, and dramatic, but really, it’s far more gradual ...Read full article...

Latin America Faces a Dark Uncertain Future

Just a few months ago, I wrote about Latin America’s new challenges for the near future. Undoubtedly, the region was adrift back in May, and that situation has gotten worse since then. Latin America had experienced high levels of uncertainty due to its unstable economic and political realities. Now, it seems to be entering a period of transition and no one wants  to risk a good forecast about the future. ...Read full article...

Deutsche Bank cuts 35.000 Jobs in Latin America

eutsche Bank, the biggest German bank, announced yesterday what it called a major restructuring. Its new president, John Cryan, used his first press conference to present hard adjustment plans “to clean up the bank”. After taking record losses of more than 6 billion euros in the third quarter, Cryan said the bank will reduce its workforce by more than 35,000 employees in the next two years. The bank will ...Read full article...

Latin America is now China’s Backyard

China has strongly positioned itself in Latin America, much like it has done everywhere else. Whether it’s with military hardware, economic aid, trade agreements or political ties, the Chinese are now securing their future by expanding their power as far and wide as possible. One of the regions where China exercises the most influence is Latin America, where its military and economic power has bought it multiple allies; many ...Read full article...
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