Daily Archives: March 3, 2020

2020-03-03: News Headlines

Ed Rampell (2020-03-02). 'Show Me a Hero': Greek tragedy and valor from A to Z. peoplesworld.org NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—What I loved about playwright Willard Manus's Show Me a Hero is that it introduced me to Greek freedom fighter Alexandros Panagoulis, a significant historical figure I'd never heard of, and brought back to life the legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci, whom I was somewhat familiar with. The UK's Independent dubbed her "arguably the …

teleSUR (2020-03-02). Maduro Meets With Opposition at Negotiating Table in Venezuela. telesurenglish.net Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro held a meeting with government and opposition members of the national negotiating table at the executive's Miraflores Palace Monday. | RELATED: | "We move forward with a firm and sustained step in the dialogue with the different political sectors of the country that contribute to reaching great agreements in order to strengthen democracy and peace for the Republic," Maduro said…

Roger Harris (2020-03-02). Venezuela Embassy Protectors on Trial. counterpunch.org US Government Suppresses Information on Illegal Regime Change Activities Judicial proceedings are taking place in DC federal court where the judge has ruled inadmissible the question whether the democratically elected Nicolás Maduro or the Trump-chosen Juan Guaidó is the legitimate president of Venezuela. Like an emperor of yore appointing regents of vassal states, US President

teleSUR (2020-03-02). Invasion of Venezuela Would Be Trump's Worst Mistake: Cabello. telesurenglish.net Diosdado Cabello, President of the National Constituent Assembly of Venezuela, said that a military invasion of Venezuela could be qualified as the U.S.' "worst mistake". | RELATED: | In the context of the commemorative march on the occasion of the 31 years of El Caracazo, the severe popular repression in 1989, Cabello affirmed: "U.S. threats with more sanctions against Venezuela. I don ¥t know what else could do. The…

teleSUR (2020-03-02). Duque Asks Trump For 'Stronger' Sanctions Against Venezuela. telesurenglish.net Colombian President Ivan Duque made a one-day visit to the United States Monday with a full agenda that included meeting with Donald Trump to request more attacks against Venezuela, announce the reinstatement of glyphosate fumigations, and to top it all off a keynote speech at the pro-Israeli lobby AIPAC conference. | RELATED: | During his meeting with Trump, Duque immediately began by attacking Venezuela…

Venezuela Analysis (2020-02-06). Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law" theantimedia.com In this exclusive interview, VA talks to the activists who defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC ahead of their trial.

Joe Emersberger (2019-12-20). Notes on a private TV newscast in Bolivia. The contrast with Venezuela is clear as day. zcomm.org In August, I took detailed notes a news broadcast on one of Venezuela's largest TV networks. I summarized these notes in an interview I did with the Real News Network making the point that Venezuela's private media (which reaches 60-90% of households) is remarkably free — most especially when you consider the US is openly

Joe Emersberger (2019-12-16). Francisco Rodriguez answers some questions I asked about Venezuela. zcomm.org Venezuelan economist Francisco Rodriguez, formerly of Torino Economics, answered a few questions of mine about his country. He was the economic adviser to Henri Falcon, the second place finisher in the May 2018 presidential election. His updated estimate for 2019 is that Venezuela's real GDP will contract by 25% . That's horrific, but less severe

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Maduro Meets With Opposition at Negotiating Table in Venezuela
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-02
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro held a meeting with government and opposition members of the national negotiating table at the executive's Miraflores Palace Monday. | RELATED: | Venezuelan Negotiation Table Appoints New Electoral Commission | "We move forward with a firm and sustained step in the dialogue with the different political sectors of the country that contribute to reaching great agreements in order to strengthen democracy and peace for the Republic," Maduro said…
telesurenglish.net/news/President-Maduro…

Venezuela Embassy Protectors on Trial
Roger Harris | counterpunch.org | 2020-03-02
US Government Suppresses Information on Illegal Regime Change Activities Judicial proceedings are taking place in DC federal court where the judge has ruled inadmissible the question whether the democratically elected Nicolás Maduro or the Trump-chosen Juan Guaidó is the legitimate president of Venezuela. Like an emperor of yore appointing regents of vassal states, US President…
counterpunch.org/2020/03/02/venezuela-em…

Invasion of Venezuela Would Be Trump's Worst Mistake: Cabello
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-02
Diosdado Cabello, President of the National Constituent Assembly of Venezuela, said that a military invasion of Venezuela could be qualified as the U.S.' "worst mistake". | RELATED: | Juan Guaido Stars Venezuela's Biggest Corruption Case Ever | In the context of the commemorative march on the occasion of the 31 years of El Caracazo, the severe popular repression in 1989, Cabello affirmed:…
telesurenglish.net/news/diosdado-cabello…

Duque Asks Trump For 'Stronger' Sanctions Against Venezuela
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-02
Colombian President Ivan Duque made a one-day visit to the United States Monday with a full agenda that included meeting with Donald Trump to request more attacks against Venezuela, announce the reinstatement of glyphosate fumigations, and to top it all off a keynote speech at the pro-Israeli lobby AIPAC conference. | RELATED: | Colombian Congress to Investigate Duque Over Electoral Fraud Allegations | During his meeting with Trump, Duque immediately began by attacking Venezuela…
telesurenglish.net/news/Duque-Asks-Trump…

Venezuela Embassy Protectors on Trial
Roger D. Harris | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-03-01
Judicial proceedings are taking place in DC federal court where the judge has ruled inadmissible the question whether the democratically elected Nicolás Maduro or the Trump-chosen Juan Guaidó is the legitimate president of Venezuela. Like an emperor of yore appointing regents of vassal states, US President Trump tapped then recently seated head of the suspended …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/02/venezuela-emb…

Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law"
Venezuela Analysis | theantimedia.com | 2020-02-06
In this exclusive interview, VA talks to the activists who defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC ahead of their trial.

Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law"