Former right-wing President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, has landed a job at the Washington-based Wilson Center as a “Distinguished Fellow” and “Global Advisor” for issues including defense of democracy and climate change, despite his atrocious record on human rights and environmental destruction.Iván Duque bags job at Washington think tank
Petro called for Latin American governments to leave aside their political differences and work toward regional integration.Venezuela to ‘Rebuild Fellowship’ with Petro Gov’t in Colombia
Chileans will vote in September on whether to approve a new constitution that promises to address inequality and lack of democracy (Reuters, 7/4/22). It would replace the present constitution imposed by the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, who came into power through a US-backed coup in 1973. The nation’s newly elected left-wing leadership is calling for a “yes” vote, although in the much-divided country, the constitution faces steep opposition from the right.Chile’s Draft Constitution: Undemocratic—or Too Much Democracy?
Joe Biden didn’t go to Arabia in July to beg for oil. That’s not the nature of the U.S.-Saudi relationship.
He didn’t go to Palestine to promote peace. The U.S.-Israeli relationship is based on endless war. And war is what Biden’s trip was about.Biden and the U.S.-Israel-GCC axis: It’s not the oil, it’s the money
Most of the fact-checking organizations Facebook has partnered with to monitor and regulate information about Ukraine are directly funded by the U.S. government, either through the U.S. Embassy or via the notorious National Endowment for Democracy (NED).Most of the “Fact-Checking” Organizations Facebook Uses in Ukraine Are Directly Funded by Washington
Posted on the United National Antiwar Coalition July 13, 2022 by Alan Freeman, published on The Valdai Discussion Club, July 4, 2022
If anyone tries to justify a monstrous and unnecessary human sacrifice on the grounds that it’s for the best, then they are measuring ‘good’ in dollars instead of bodies, and they’re not part of the left, because the left stands for humans, not property, Valdai Club expert Alan Freeman writes.NATO, the Left, and the Path to Peace
Caracas, July 27, 2022 (OrinocoTribune.com)—This Tuesday, July 27, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, instructed the Superior General Staff of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) to remain alert to terrorist threats being planned in Bogotá.Venezuela: President Maduro Calls on Army to be on Alert due to Threats from Bogota, Cabello Points at CIA Asset Simonovis
Caracas, Jul 28 (Prensa Latina) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday praised the legacy of the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution, Hugo Chavez (1954-2013), on the occasion of his 68th birthday.Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro praises Hugo Chavez’s legacy
The UK FCO projects were carried out covertly, and in partnership with purportedly independent, high-profile online media outfits including Bellingcat, *Meduza, and the Pussy Riot-founded Mediazona. Bellingcat’s participation apparently included a UK FCO intervention in North Macedonia’s 2019 elections on behalf of the pro-NATO candidate.Reuters, BBC, and Bellingcat participated in covert UK Foreign Office-funded programs to “weaken Russia,” leaked docs reveal
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Relatives of six former Citgo company executives are appealing for a prisoner swap between Venezuela and the United States.Relatives of Citgo convicts want to swap for Alex Saab