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Embarrassing Defeat for the US in Its Efforts to Expel Venezuela from the OAS

June 10, 2018

At the OAS, 19 member states voted in favor, 4 against, and 11 abstained when the U.S. tried to have Venezuela sanctioned. The U.S. will not hesitate to bear tremendous pressure on member countries to get its way in Latin America. We speak to CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot about the vote and how it came about

US Sanctions on Venezuela: ‘Attempt to Destroy the Economy’

November 10, 2017

Venezuela’s recession is making it difficult for the country to meet its debt payments, but US sanctions are making a difficult task almost impossible explains CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Cuba

June 16, 2017
James Early, a close cultural associate of the Cuban government, says Cuba will assert their sovereignty and hold their ground against the Trump plan to roll back on travel and business dealings with Cuba

Venezuelans Hold Demonstrations For and Against OAS Effort to Isolate Venezuela

April 7, 2017

Efforts to invoke the OAS Democratic Charter against Venezuela would only lead to more confrontation in Venezuela says Steve Ellner

Trump and Clinton Extend Their Primary Leads

March 16, 2016

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump solidified leads within their respective parties on Tuesday when five states voted in the ongoing primary elections

Winner-Take-All States Could Make Trump the Inevitable Nominee

March 14, 2016

Col. Larry Wilkerson describes how Trump’s appeal to frustrated right-wing voters may secure the nomination on Tuesday

Clinton and Trump Win Super Tuesday

March 2, 2016

Hillary won the majority of states for the Democrats on Super Tuesday, while Sanders beat expectations, and Trump dominated the Republican field

The Three Remaining ‘Cuban 5’ Go Home

December 17, 2014

In a historic move bypassing congress, President Obama restores diplomatic relations with Cuba, and in a simultaneous telecast President Raul Castro hails the decision but reminds us that the blockade is still in place, says Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights

The US and Cuba Restore Diplomatic Relations With A Spy Swap

December 17, 2014

The US has finally admitted defeat in its policies of trying to isolate and overthrow the government of Cuba says, Reese Erlich a freelance journalist and author

Congress Debates Obama Syria Attack

September 5, 2013

Politicians and activists argue the legality and aims of Obama’s Syria plan