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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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Scent of Che Guevara and Hugo Chavez?

Sep 26 2014 5:13pm CDT | Source: WND

(CNBC) What do late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara, the Catholic Church and rappers Jay-Z and P-Diddy have in common? They have all got their own cologne. Cuban business group Labiofam have immortalised the Latin American revolutionary icons in a new perfume. Now ardent fans can purchase “Ernesto” which is said to have a woodsy, citric scent with hints of talcum ...
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Venezuelan stores roll out fingerprinting machines

Sep 26 2014 4:58pm CDT | Source: WND

(Reuters) The Venezuelan government has started to fingerprint shoppers at some state-run supermarkets, in a plan to combat food scarcity which has been derided by some consumers weary of shortages. Shoppers have struggled for more than a year to find basic goods including powdered milk and cooking oil, as well as certain medicines and diapers. Currency controls implemented over a decade ago under the late President Hugo Chavez mean imp ...
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Eco-friendly alternative to lithium batteries
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Using materials from alfalfa (lucerne seed) and pine resin along with a clever recycling strategy, researchers have come up with a novel alternative to transform present-day lithium batteries. | by IANS
Egypt court sends 63 Brotherhood members to jail
Cairo, Sep 30 (IANS) An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced 63 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to 15 years in prison on charges of violence during last year's protests in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. | by IANS
Lesotho mediation efforts to continue
Cape Town, Sep 30 (IANS) South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will undertake a third visit to Lesotho Tuesday to mediate the political crisis in the country, it was announced Monday. | by IANS

Venezuelan president follows Chavez's NY footsteps

Sep 23 2014 8:35pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

NEW YORK (AP) — Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro is following in the footsteps of the late Hugo Chavez in his first presidential vis ...
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Popular Venezuelan cartoonist fired over drawing

Sep 18 2014 1:38pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A popular cartoonist said she lost her job over her representation of the late Hugo Chavez's ico ...
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New York's Left-Wing Mayor to Speak at Labour Party Conference

Sep 17 2014 11:13am CDT | Source: Big Government

Bill de Blasio, the left-wing mayor of New York City, is set to address the Labour Party conference in Manchester next week. De Blasio became the first Democrat mayor of New York since 1993 last year when he won a landslide victory on the back of a radical left-wing campaign promising to hit the rich with high taxes. His presence at Labour's conference will raise questions about the political direction of the party that is still mo ...
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Ukraine: Don't Rush to Judgment

Sep 16 2014 9:57am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

It is not unusual for people to believe the propaganda that their side spews out non-stop with swaggering bravado. That's why propaganda exists. It works time after time, in every part of the world. In viewing the crisis in Ukraine, it is important to first examine our own propaganda. Do our news sources mention the U.S. role in Ukraine? Do they write or talk about the amount of money the U.S. poured into the last Ukrainian election in an attempt to ...
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Epic switch endangers election security

Sep 9 2014 7:07pm CDT | Source: WND

Barack Obama is well known for attacking voter ID laws, contending they are being pushed “by racist Republicans who want to disenfranchise blacks.” But now there are allegations claiming secure-ballot advocates are targeting transgenders. It was the Williams Institute that declared in a statement Tuesday that transgenders may face “possible disenfranchisement.” The institute said a study by its own Jody L. Herman and others found ...
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Late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Revered In Controversial Revision Of Lord's Prayer

Sep 5 2014 10:12am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

A member of Venezuela's United Socialist Party delivered a prayer at the party's Third Congress that has drawn criticism from some in the Christian community. María Estrella Uribe spoke in front of hundreds of delegates and President Nicolás Maduro, reciting a revised version of the Christian Lord's Prayer that placed former President Hugo Chávez at the center. Originally spoken in Spanish, the translated prayer read: “Our Ch ...
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