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Venezuela

The stage is set

Features Debbie Jacob 6 Hrs Ago - Part I IT’S impossible to talk about the history of Carnival without examining the role that colour or ethnicity played in the celebration and the role that calypso eventually played in the festival. In his book Trinidad Carnival, Errol Hill says that “according…
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February 3, 2021
Venezuela

Henriette Pauchet’s tale of the decline of Venezuela

Freedom and prosperity are gone under dictatorship, but she fights on Prosperity, peace, and plenty of opportunity for all.  To hear Henriette Pauchet talk about her years growing up in Venezuela, one would think of it as another American “land of opportunity.” Twenty years later, she had become a freedom…
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October 31, 2020
Venezuela

Inside the Republican Plot for Permanent Minority Rule

Here’s one all-too-plausible way that Election Night 2020 might play out. It’s just after 11 p.m., when Fox News cuts live to President Trump’s reelection party. Millions of mail-in ballots remain to be counted in the swing states of Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, but Trump claims victory based on the early…
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October 15, 2020
Venezuela

Third Iranian fuel tanker arrives in gasoline-starved Venezuela’s waters

The final vessel in a flotilla of three Iranian fuel tankers entered gasoline-starved Venezuela’s waters on Saturday, in the latest sign of cooperation between the two countries amid protests over shortages in the South American nation.The Faxon, carrying around 234,000 barrels of fuel, was directly north of Venezuela’s northeastern Sucre…
bubmag
October 3, 2020
Venezuela

Protests Intensify Across Venezuela Over Worsening Shortages

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September 24, 2020
Venezuela

The Ridiculous War-Gaming of the 2020 Election

Commentators have worried from the moment his presidency began that Trump might challenge the 2020 election results or even stay in the White House in the event of a loss; anxieties about this are so palpable in the press that Trump has joked about it from time to time. The…
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September 14, 2020