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Congress members call on Obama to rescind Venezuela sanctions

Sixteen Democratic members have called on Obama to withdraw sanctions on seven Venezuelan government officials.

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Honduras and Paraguay coups raise questions about Venezuela

So far the U.S. has held back in regard to Venezuela, though it applauds destabilization there.

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Today in history: U.S. invasion of Dominican Republic teaches lessons today

The U.S. invasion was justified as protecting American lives. Within days, this was changed to "preventing a Communist takeover."

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U.S. sanctions against Venezuela draw objections worldwide

President Obama said the situation in Venezuela represents a danger to U.S. interests; protests against that statement occurred all over the world.

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U.S. escalates tensions with Venezuela

Obama activated sanctions against Venezuela last Monday, which had been approved by Congress and signed by himself.

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Venezuela denounces coup attempt

On Feb. 12, the left wing government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that it had nipped in the bud a plan to carry out a coup d'etat.

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Venezuela reaching overseas to help build stronger domestic economy

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was touring the world in January as troubles mounted at home.

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Venezuelan Communist youth group attacked, right wingers blamed

The attack followed by three weeks the murder in Caracas of young, charismatic socialist National Assembly delegate, Robert Serra.

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"The Tower of David" and Venezuela's housing revolution

Known in the neighborhood as the Tower of David, this skyscraper has a radical story taking place behind the tower's walls.

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Venezuelan opposition attacks Cuban health workers

Cuban doctors contribute to the long term construction of systems of public health throughout the global South, health systems that were abandoned or disregarded during decades of neo-liberalism.

 

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