2020-03-14: Social Media Postees

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Venezuela Takes Action Against COVID-19 Amid the US Blockade
Telesur | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-14
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro Thursday announced that the health system is "on permanent alert," although there are no Covid-19 cases in this South American country so far. He also reported that landing of flights from Europe, Colombia, and Panama will …
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Colombia: Duque Closes Border With Venezuela, Thousands at Risk
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-14
Without having sent any previous signal, Colombia's President Ivan Duque Friday ordered the closure of his country's border with Venezuela, a decision that affected thousands who are stuck in cross-border crossings between these South American countries. | RELATED: | US, Colombia, Brazil Hold Alliance to Attack Venezuela | "Starting at five in the morning tomorro…
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No, Venezuela does not have a six child per family policy
Joe Emersberger | zcomm.org | 2020-03-13
I respect UK journalist Andrew Buncombe. As I noted for FAIR last year, he was one of the few corporate journalists who reported on a study linking Trump's financial sanctions on Venezuela to thousands of deaths by the end of 2018. Since 2018, Trump has repeatedly intensified the sanctions and threatened Venezuela military action, including Read…
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Maduro Activates "State of Alarm" to Face Covid-19
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-13
The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, decreed this Friday the state of alarm as a mechanism to implement the necessary actions that prevent and combat the spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country. | RELATED: | Coronavirus Updates: First Newborn Diagnosed, Cruises Shut Down | During a broadcast on national media, the Executive reiterated that the decision was made based on Article 338 of the Constitution, which…
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Maduro Activates "State of Alarm" to Face Covid-19
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-13
The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, decreed this Friday the state of alarm as a mechanism to implement the necessary actions that prevent and combat the spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country. | RELATED: | Coronavirus Updates: First Newborn Diagnosed, Cruises Shut Down | During a broadcast on national media, the Executive reiterated that the decision was made based on Article 338 of the Constitution, which…
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Venezuela: Two Covid-19 Cases Are Confirmed
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-13
In the early hours of Friday, two cases of coronavirus in Venezuela were confirmed, according to Vice President Delcy Rodriguez. | RELATED: | Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro is Covid-19 Positive | The affected people are a 42-year-old woman who was traveling through the European Union and a 52-year-old man who was in Spain. | The two infected patients, who reside in the Miranda state, are duly isolated and in mandatory quarantine. | The epidemiological fence around their direct contac…
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Venezuela: Two Covid-19 Cases Are Confirmed
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-13
In the early hours of Friday, two cases of coronavirus in Venezuela were confirmed, according to Vice President Delcy Rodriguez. | RELATED: | Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro is Covid-19 Positive | The affected people are a 42-year-old woman who was traveling through the European Union and a 52-year-old man who was in Spain. | The two infected patients, who reside in the Miranda state, are duly isolated and in mandatory quarantine. | The epidemiological fence around their direct contac…
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Venezuela: FRSO meets National Electoral Council president
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-03-12
Caracas, Venezuela – The Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) labor delegation met today with Tibisay Lucena, president of the CNE (the National Electoral Council) to discuss the upcoming elections. Lucena spoke about this election as very important in the face of U.S aggression and the economic war. | Lucena explained the electoral processes in Venezuela are a result of democratic changes put forward in the 1999 Constitution after President Chavez was elected. The CNE is a new branch of government, the electoral branch, that oversees a fair and democratic process. This is in addition to the legislative, ju…
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Venezuela: FRSO labor delegation meets with Bolivarian Space Agency
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-03-11
Caracas, Venezuela

A Case Study of Corporate Media Disinformation
Stansfield Smith | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-03-11
Some alternative media have exposed the US government and its corporate media fake news reporting on Russian "election interference," on Venezuela, the war on Syria, China's Xinjiang and Hong Kong, Nicaragua, Palestine, among others. One of the longest running media disinformation campaigns has been directed at Cuba, well covered in Keith Bolender's Manufacturing the Enemy: …
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Budget sees grants for new electric cars reduced by £500
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-03-11
Grants for new electric cars have been cut in chancellor Rishi Sunak's budget. | Steve Gooding, director of motoring research charity the RAC Foundation, warned that this risks failing to "tip the balance" for undecided buyers if it falls quicker than the retail price of electric cars. He said: "This is still a fragile market and ultimately the advertised benefits of cheaper fuel and other running costs mean nothing to drivers if the up-front cost of the vehicle is too high in the first place, compared to the petrol or diesel equivalent." | The maximum grant for motorists who make the switch to an electric car wi…
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