Italian court jails 24 over South American Operation Condor

Italian court jails 24 over South American Operation Condor

An Italian court has handed life sentences to 24 ex-officials from South America over their role in Operation Condor. It’s estimated that thousands of people were murdered under the secret US-backed campaign. Judges in Rome’s Court of Appeal on Monday...
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Venezuela refuses to become a 68th overthrown sovereign government

Venezuela refuses to become a 68th overthrown sovereign government

During the good old days, Chavez was probably the most popular politician on the planet, having won eight elections and country wide referendums in eight years. Nicolas Maduro was a close confidant of Chavez. Maduro stood for election last May 2018. Many o...
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When prices are distorted, smugglers have busy days

When prices are distorted, smugglers have busy days

Smugglers take advantage of distortions in socialist economy, pocketing 1,000% profit, Venezuelans smuggle out subsidised food. Amid the political turmoil of Washington’s attempted coup, Venezuela’s socialist experiment has sparked an entrepreneu...
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Flotilla of tankers with Venezuelan oil stranded in Gulf of Mexico

Flotilla of tankers with Venezuelan oil stranded in Gulf of Mexico

The Suezmax sized oil tanker Karvounis lies at anchor stranded off the coast of Louisiana for lack of a bank letter of credit to discharge its cargo of Venezuelan heavy crude, south of Port Fourchon. A flotilla loaded with about...
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EU Parliament lectures world on rule of law, then destroys legality in Venezuela

EU Parliament lectures world on rule of law, then destroys legality in Venezuela

It’s a some degree of moral disgrace when the EU Parliament, which lectures the world on the need to respect the rule of law, uses legal language to tell lies about the legality of the situation in Venezuela, and to...
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