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Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia. The BRICS summit in northeast Brazil has already made history for one key reason; the creation of the New Development Bank. Call it…

ALBA-Petrocaribe countries to consolidate socio-cultural and economic empowerment

Caracas, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, inaugurated today the 2nd Extraordinary Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the People of Our America (ALBA)-Petrocaribe, to evaluate actions for the regional integration. Haiti and Dominican Republic Create High-Level Commission ALBA-Petrocaribe Strengthen Regional Spaces Nicaraguan President Attends ALBA-Petrocaribe Summit Venezuela: Positive Economic Impact of…

Socialists and Allies Dominate 255 Municipalities in Venezuela

Caracas, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The final balance of the Venezuelan municipal elections, made on December 8, stands today in the hands of the Socialists and their allies 255 municipalities of a total of 337 in dispute, the National Electoral Council (CNE) informed.The report says that the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) 241, while…

#8D: Venezuelans show their loyalty towards Hugo Chávez

A great victory for the Bolivarian Revolution were the results of the municipal elections in Venezuela this Sunday, December 8th. The victory of Jorge Rodríguez with 474.227 votes (54.55%) dictated that, once again, the strategic municipality Libertador, part of the capital city, remained in the hands of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). The municipality Guaicaipuro–also…

(PHOTO REPORT) Voting is easier and faster than peeling an orange

The Cayapa Comunicacional media team went out on motorcycle to tour electoral districts in the Libertador municipality this Election Day. The tour began at nine o’clock in the flagship electoral district of the ’23rd of January’, where voters waited in line in the ‘José Gregorio Hernández’, ‘Félix’ and ‘Jesús Obrero Tejera’ Educational Centers. Similarly, in ‘Fe y…

(VIDEO) #8D Venezuela: Closing of the Iribarren campaign

The past December 4th, the organized people of Iribarren’s municipality, Lara state were out in the streets to show their determination to vote for the candidate of the revolution, Luis Bohorquez Soto in the area of the Socialist Commune Ataroa, in the southwest of Barquisimeto. The call was for everybody to get out and vote on…

(VIDEO) Venezuela Municipal Elections 2013: Dignity is on the Streets/Élections municipales 2013 au Venezuela: La dignité est dans la rue

The people don’t give up! Venezuela’s national blackout that occurred on the evening of Monday, December 2, 2013, was a clear signal of the Venezuelan right wing intentions to sabotage the democratic electoral process that will be held in December 8th, 2013. But the people, far from giving up under these attacks, are calling for peace, participation and defending the process….