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That report notes that among the key resource sectors that are driving the violence against human rights defenders is agribusiness. (Photo: Gabrielle Galindo) Views
Remembering Colombian Land Defender Hernán Bedoya
"A year before he died, Hernán warned the palm oil companies planned to plant another 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres), which would be impossible unless he and more than a dozen other campesinos were dispossessed."
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Workers from Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA, participate in an anti-imperialist march  to support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in front of the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela on January 31, 2019.  The US slapped sanctions on Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA in an attempt to cut off a vital source of funds. (Photo/YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Why Venezuela Is the Vietnam of Our Time
On April 30, 1975, the United States learned an important lesson. The capture of Saigon by the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) would mark the defeat of the world’s most powerful military force by an army of guerrilla fighters. No matter the scale of its military, or the weight of the iron fist it...
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Social Movements Under Intense Attack Despite Colombia 'Peace Plan'
The U.S. government has interfered with the internal affairs of Colombia since the nation's founding as a nation in 1810
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With the backing of the Trump administration, opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself "interim president" earlier this year. News
Attendees of Secret Meeting for 'US Military Assault' on Venezuela Revealed
"Few of these figures are well known by the public, yet many have played an influential role in US plans to destabilize Venezuela."
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As Guaidó Returns to Venezuela, Pence Threatens 'Swift Response' If Opposition Leader Arrested
Leader of right-wing opposition—attempting to overthrow the elected government with the help of the Trump administration—claims it "would be a coup d'état" if he was detained
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With Trump Pushing Regime Change in Venezuela, Critics Warn News Outlets Failing US Viewers Once Again
"If the US had a major state TV network it would sound exactly like this. 100% pure, uncritical cheerleading."
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Why We in Colombia and Elsewhere Reject US Intervention in Venezuela
An international communique from the leader of the Colombian Opposition concerning Venezuela
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People Who Care About Democracy Don’t Plot Coups Abroad
Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?
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Confirming US Orchestration, Report Details Pence's Key Phone Call to Venezuelan Opposition Leader
"The U.S. had been planning this coup in Venezuela. It was the Trump administration that told the little-known opposition leader Juan Guaidó to declare himself (unelected) 'president.'"
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The Organization of American States Shouldn’t Be Run by Regime Change Enthusiasts
Amid crises in Venezuela, migration, and the climate, the Western Hemisphere’s chief regional organization has been hobbled by pro-Trump leadership.
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