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TRNN Visits a Working Class Neighbourhood in Caracas

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U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cheered the decision by Amazon.com Inc to scrap its plans to build an outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs

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February 15, 2019

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Does Recognition of Parallel Gov't in Venezuela Violate International Law?

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February 15, 2019

A recent study conducted by the German parliament’s independent scientific research service found that international recognition of the self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó probably constitutes a violation of international law. We discuss the study’s implications with Andrej Hunko, who commissioned the study

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