General News

The Life and Legacy of Hugo Chavez

March 17, 2013
Diplomats observed a moment of silence at a U.N. General Assembly meeting before the tributes by Ban Ki-moon, General Assembly President Vuk Jeremic, representatives of regional groups, and Venezuela’s foreign minister

Pope Francis

March 13, 2013
Matthew Fox (former Catholic priest) discusses the Vatican’s work with the CIA and it’s alliance with far right political forces and Pope Francis’ opposition to liberation theology in Latin America.

The Ugly Canadian

March 11, 2013
Yves Engler: Harper’s “condolence” message on death of Hugo Chavez shows Harper has pushed Canadian policy so far right it even jeopardizes business interest in Latin America

State of the Working Woman

March 8, 2013

Jenny Ahn: Unionized women workers do better than unorganized; All working women need access to universal daycare

World Leaders Pay Their Final Respects at Chavez's Funeral

March 7, 2013
In a raw emotional outpouring, hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans walk along side the coffin of President Hugo Chavez

Wilkerson: US Isolated in Latin America, Not Venezuela and Cuba

March 5, 2013

Lawrence Wilkerson, Collin Powell’s former Chief of Staff says that Obama should have the courage to normalize relations with Venezuela and Cuba

Venezuela’s Real Division Over Who Benefits from Oil Wealth

March 5, 2013

Alex Main: American “Mainstream” media accuses Chavez of leaving Venezuela “divided and polarized”, but Venezuela is not divided over Chavez’s personality, it’s whether oil wealth will go to the people or the elite

Why Did the US Government and Big Oil Hate Chavez?

March 5, 2013

Greg Palast: Chavez made big oil pay serious royalties which he used for social programs, he enjoyed majority support in many elections, but American media vilifies Chavez as a dictator