Maduro Wins Venezuelan Presidential Election with 50.66 Percent of the Vote [updated] By Chris Calson

15 April 2013 — Venezuela Analysis

Maracaibo, April 14th, 2013 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Nicolas Maduro has won the Venezuelan presidential election with 50.66 percent of the vote against 49.07 percent for opposition candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski. Maduro gave a victory speech immediately after, while Capriles initially refused to recognize the results.

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Chavez Knew US Special Services Were After Him By Nil NIKANDROV

24 March 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Hugo Chavez was not the man obsessed by the thought he was being followed and watched, that’s what the propaganda tried to make him look like. He was a politician who faced the reality and knew how hated he was in Washington for opposing the United States on all political or economic issues. He treated seriously the threats coming from presidents Bush and Obama, the State Department and the Pentagon. He knew well the Western special services had a diverse arsenal of means to physically liquidate people…

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GR Week in Review 24 March 2013: The “Ides of March” and the New Ice Age

24 March 2013 — Global Research

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 10-16 March 2013: Chavez / EU-oil / Syria / Obamacare / Empires / CIA / Falklands /US Psychotic Superpower

16 March 2013Strategic Culture Foundation

The Return of Empires (VI)
16.03.2013 | 00:00 | Dmitry MININ

The rebirth of the imperial spirit in the West is moving along two sometimes converging, but in recent times increasingly diverging, lines. Looking at Europe’s relations with its neighbours, one can see that the European Union initially pursued an imperial policy with regard to countries in Central and Eastern Europe that had joined the EU, but then began to extend the same policy to other countries. The line, however, is looking increasingly faded: many EU countries have no enthusiasm regarding its further expansion and, what is more, there is a growing feeling that this federative quasi-empire will soon collapse…more

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Hugo Chavez, Humble Man Who Transformed the World By Rick Rozoff and John Robles

7 March 2013 — Stop NATO

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He reconfigured the power relationships not only in the Western Hemisphere, but globally, in a way that could not have been foreseen. The head of state of a country that isn’t a tremendously large one, isn’t a tremendously powerful one, certainly not in military terms, but this is a man who made frequent visits to Russia, to the African continent, to the Middle East, to China, who cultivated relationships with the emerging multi-polar world…

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FAIR TV: Hugo Chavez in U.S. Media, Time's Path to Iran War, Keystone XL and the TV Left By Peter Hart

8 March 2013FAIR Blog

 

This week on FAIR TV: Hugo Chavez was loathed by the U.S. press–and that didn’t change when they reported his death. Plus Time magazine provides a look at the “Path to War” with Iran–omitting a key fact along the way. And the Keystone XL pipeline is back in the news.  But when it came up on ABC‘s This Week, “left” pundit James Carville had a  curious message.

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