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Maduro compares Chavez to Christ

Source: Politics Balla | Aug 6 2013, 12:48am CDT | by IANS

Maduro compares Chavez to Christ
Caracas, Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Monday compared Hugo Chavez to Christ and said that the late president, just like Jesus, "came to protect those who had nothing", in a tribute to the fallen leader on the fifth anniversary of his death.
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Venezuela ruling party faces dissent at convention

Jul 26 2014 4:50pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's socialist party is holding its first national convention since the death last year o ...
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Ukrainian army seizes cities near plane crash site
Kiev, July 28 (IANS/EFE) Government forces have taken control of several rebel cities in Ukraine's Donetsk region close to where a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying nearly 300 people was shot down earlier this month, the army said Monday. | by IANS
UN chief wants resumption of truce, Israel declares 'unlimited ceasefire' (Roundup)
United Nations/Jerusalem, July 28 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged Israel and the Islamist Hamas movement to renew a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza even as Israel announced that it has embarked on an "unlimited ceasefire" policy in the coastal enclave after 21 days of conflict claimed over 1,030 Palestinian lives. | by IANS
Nepali parties prepare to make Modi visit a success
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) Three major political parties of Nepal, at a meeting here chaired by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, Monday decided to make the upcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Himalayan nation a grand success. | by IANS

Prosecutors: Venezuelan official detained in Aruba

Jul 24 2014 1:28pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Authorities in Aruba have detained a close confidant of former President Hugo Chavez who had been appointed Venezuela ...
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Green Groups Vow to End Capitalism

Jul 24 2014 7:48am CDT | Source: Big Government

A UN-backed conference on climate change ended with a call to end capitalism. The conference, organised by the Venezuelan government, saw 130 green activist groups meet to discuss their demands. Green website Respond to Climate Change says that at the end of the conference, the groups issued what is being called the 'Margarita Declaration', which says: "The structural causes of climate change are linked to the current c ...
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Why not dispense with the Presidency?

Jul 10 2014 1:34pm CDT | Source: Big Government

House Speaker John Boehner wants to push back against Barack Obama's abuses of power with a lawsuit, which couldn't possibly accomplish anything until Obama was out of office.  Sarah Palin is talking about impeaching him, which is the Constitutionally-provided tool for checking an imperial president, but there's absolutely zero chance of Senate Democrats agreeing to remove a Democrat president from office, especially this one; that che ...
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In Venezuela, Party Divisions Are Maduro’s Greatest Challenge Yet

Jul 2 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: World Politics Review

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has struggled from the moment his mentor, Hugo Chavez, named him as his successor. Maduro faced countless crises: an economy circling the drain, crime rates skyrocketing and huge opposition protests. In recent weeks, the most dangerous of all Maduro’s problems has emerged: a fracturing of support among Chavista loyalists. If Maduro loses his party, he will lose power. ...
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Hillary's Bad Choices

Jun 10 2014 1:54pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Hillary Clinton has launched a saturation bombing campaign on American audiences as she aggressively promotes her new book – and, in the process, tries to salvage her 2016 presidential campaign before it is even announced.  The book is titled Hard Choices, and while its intensive marketing will assure a publishing success, its 635-pages cannot conceal the author’s basically unbroken record of bad choices that wi ...
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Danny Glover to Lead Rally for Hollywood Tax Breaks

Jun 10 2014 11:03am CDT | Source: Big Government

Danny Glover's liberal bona fides are beyond reproach. Just consider his unbridled affection for the late Hugo Chavez as Exhibit A. Now, the far-left actor is preparing to march on behalf of tax cuts for the wealthy. The Lethal Weapon star will lead a rally Saturday to support more film/TV tax credits in California. The campaign is aimed at pressuring state legislators to sweeten the current program, which is capped at $1 ...
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