Tag Archives: Venezuela
In less time than it takes for an apartment pineapple to ripen, a new government of national unity has been formed in Mali in the latest effort to restore stability after the military coup in March. It follows 5 long months of political tug-of-war between the ready-meal interim government and the frozen-dinner coup leadership headed by Captain Sanogo. […]
Useful summary from Just the Facts following Ahmadinejad’s visit to Latin America last week helps to provide some of the detail for this post. His trip to attend the Rio+20 Summit in Brazil and solidify relationships in the region was a chance to assess how Iranian foreign policy is evolving in response to the changing political scene in Latin America. […]
By JOSEPH FITSANAKIS | intelNews.org |The United States has ordered the immediate expulsion of the head of the Venezuelan consulate in Miami, over allegations that she helped coordinate a cyberattack against US government targets in 2008. The diplomat, Livia Acosta Noguera, was declared “persona non grata” (an unwelcome person) by the US Department of State last Friday, […]
Ahmadinejad on his 5th visit to #Venezuela from #Iran at the start of a four-nation Latin American tour. Will there be protests this time?
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday named as defense minister General Henry Rangel Silva, who the United States has described as a “drug kingpin” linked to cocaine smuggling from neighboring Colombia. The socialist Chavez, who calls the United States a decadent empire bent on exploiting developing countries, has repeatedly denied U.S. accusations that his government […]