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Perdue: The Terrorist Nexus Between Iran and Venezuela

September 17, 2012 5:22 pm0 comments
Perdue: The Terrorist Nexus Between Iran and Venezuela

By Newsmax Wires In a new LIGNET interview, Jon B. Perdue discusses the close collaboration between Iran and Venezuela to promote Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s radical left agenda and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s radical Islam. These nations have been collaborating since 2007 to unite against the United States. Iranian-Venezuelan “sleeper […]

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WSJ: Rescuing Salvadoran Democracy – US should withhold aid to a government trampling its constitution

July 29, 2012 9:50 pmComments Off

By Mary Anastasia O’Grady Wall Street Journal July 29, 2012   Should the U.S. pour nearly a half-billion dollars in development aid into El Salvador, even though the government in San Salvador has been trampling the rule of law? The answer is obvious. Without a reliable legal framework, development is […]

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WSJ: Oswaldo Payá – The Cuban dissident’s moral example will outlive Castro

July 25, 2012 10:23 pmComments Off

Wall Street Journal July 25, 2012 Twice in the past year a popular and internationally recognized leader for democracy in Cuba has died in unusual circumstances. On Sunday 60-year-old Oswaldo Payá died in a car crash in the eastern province of Granma, near the city of Bayamo. Fellow dissident Harold […]

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LAHT: Venezuela Doctor Says Steroids Masking Chavez Cancer

July 14, 2012 8:39 pmComments Off

Latin American Herald Tribune July 14, 2012 Venezuela Correspondent Ludmila Vinogradoff of ABC, one of Spain’s leading daily newspapers, interviewed Dr. Jose Rafael Marquina for an update on Venezuela President Hugo Chavez’s health. English Translation of Interview in Spanish by Ludmila Vinogradoff ABC Vinogradoff: Chavez has shown himself to be […]

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NYT: The Incredible Shrinking State Department

July 7, 2012 11:55 amComments Off

    JULY 5, 2012 New York Times By Francisco Toro Montreal – The controversial impeachment of Paraguay’s president, Fernando Lugo, is quickly turning into a kind of Rorschach test of Latin American politics: the reactions to it say more than the event does itself. Within hours of the rushed […]

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The Next Mexican President and the ‘War on Drugs’

June 29, 2012 5:38 pmComments Off

Americas Report June 29, 2012 By Luis Fleischman and Nancy Menges  On July 1st, Mexicans are going to the polls to elect the next president of Mexico. Twelve years ago, the decade’s long rule of the Revolutionary Institutional party (PRI) came to an end as the candidate of the National […]

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Reuters: Can “Chavismo” outlast Venezuela’s Chavez?

June 25, 2012 11:44 amComments Off

Reuters June 25, 2012 CARACAS (Reuters) – Twenty years ago, Hugo Chavez launched the most powerful movement in Venezuela’s history with an improvised speech of just 90 seconds. Bound for prison after a failed February 4, 1992, coup that was the culmination of years of conspiring within the military, the […]

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JTA: Venezuelan Jews ‘concerned’ by Ahmadinejad visit

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Jewish Telegraphic Agency June 24, 2012 (JTA) — Representatives of Venezuela’s Jewish community expressed “concern and displeasure” regarding Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to their country. “The government’s right to choose its own allies notwithstanding, as Venezuelan Jews Ahmadinejad’s presence concerns and displeases us,” the umbrella group of Venezuelan Jewish […]

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AP: Ousted Paraguayan leader won’t cede power, sets up alternate government

June 24, 2012 10:06 pmComments Off

Associated Press June 24, 2012 ASUNCION, PARAGUAY — Fernando Lugo emerged early Sunday to denounce his ouster as Paraguay’s president as a “parliamentary coup” and a “foreordained sentence” that was not based on proper evidence. Mr. Lugo said his truncated presidency was targeted because he tried to help the South […]

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WSJ: Will the PRI retake power in Mexico?

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By Mary Anastasia O’Grady Wall Street Journal June 24, 2012 As modern Mexican presidential campaigns go, the one currently under way has been relatively tame. There have been no great destabilizing events like the political assassinations and Marxist uprising of 1994 or the 2006 interference from Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez. Let’s […]

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