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Chile 1970—why the hope was broken

 

50 years ago Salvador Allende was elected Chile’s president. A US-backed coup overthrew him three years later. But, writes Sophie Squire, there were deeper problems than the US and the military that helped turn hope into horror


Workers in Chile formed their own democratic bodies the “Cordones”

Workers in Chile formed their own democratic bodies the “Cordones”


Fifty years ago this month socialist Salvador Allende won the Chilean presidential election amid a wave of workers’ struggle.

But within three years a 

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The High Court's ruling boosts imperialist aggression and piracy against Venezuela

Editorial:

 

 

THE High Court decision enabling the Bank of England to withhold a billion dollars in Venezuelan gold from its rightful owners simply puts a legal stamp of approval on an act of theft.

Washington’s “maximum pressure” policy pushing regime change in the Latin American country has already involved large-scale piracy — the seizure and freezing of

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Oiling the Wheels of Venezuela

iran oil

Maduro thanks Iran for sending oil tankers; slams US for disrupting fuel shipments to Venezuela

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 4:56 PM  [ Last Update: Wednesday, 27 May 2020 4:58 PM ]
 
 
A worker of the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA waves an Iranian flag as the Iranian-flagged oil tanker Fortune docks at the El Palito refinery in Puerto Cabello, in the northern state of Carabobo, Venezuela, on May 25, 2020. (Photo by
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US INTERFERRING IN THE INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF ANOTHER COUNTRY AGAIN

Trump Claims to Have Venezuela ‘Surrounded’ as Iranian Tankers Approach

Venezuela’s armed forces will escort the vessels upon reaching territorial waters.

 
 
 

US President Donald

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Socialist Venezuela

Venezuela announces 6-month rent suspension, guarantees workers’ wages, bans lay-offs
Venezuelan President Maduro wears a mask during a press conference. | Venezuelan Government

MÉRIDA, Venezuela (venezuelanalysis.com)—The Venezuelan government announced a series of measures on Sunday in attempts to protect the population from the economic effects of the coronavirus crisis.

Speaking on a

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United States government and the Organization, of America States (OAS) are Up To Their Necks in the Bolivian Coup

Photo: TELESUR

What government has led the

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Around 20,000 Venezuelan adolescents will learn about urban farming

Around 20,000 Venezuelan adolescents will learn about urban farming as part of a plan launched by President Nicolas Maduro to support food production and the country’s youth programs. Under the

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PROTECTING THE INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF VENEZUELA

Stage set long ago for encounter at Colombia-Venezuela border
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, center, who declared himself interim president of Venezuela, is escorted by Colombian Air Force Gen. Luis Carlos Cordoba, right, and Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo, left, during a welcome ceremony at the military airport in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday
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INTERVIEW WITH MADURO: I thank Chávez, because, with Fidel and Raúl, they constructed a new, dignified beginning for our entire continent

President Maduro discussed the Venezuelan opposition, drone attacks, his new term, coup d’etats, the
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