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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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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, “Many transgender people who have transitioned do not have id ...
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Kiwi jihadi wants to leave war-torn Syria
Wellington, Sep 16 (IANS) A jihadi from New Zealand, who has links with the Al Qaeda and has taken up arms in Syria, wants to leave the war-torn country - but first needs a fresh New Zealand passport after burning his old one, the media reported Tuesday. | by IANS
 
Rain takes toll on Pakistan's historical sites
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan's monsoon rain, which started Sep 3 and has ravaged human populations since then, has taken a toll on ancient ruins as well, media reported Tuesday. | by IANS
 
20 militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 20 militants were killed Tuesday during airstrikes in Pakistan's Khyber Agency area. | by IANS
 
 

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 pr ...
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Venezuela taps Chavez' cousin to replace Ramirez at Oil Ministry

Sep 2 2014 9:33pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday named Asdrubal Chavez, cousin of the late president Hugo C ...
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Why Sanctions Are Right in the Case of Venezuela

Aug 11 2014 3:07pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

I beg to differ with liberals who say the recent U.S. sanctions against individual members of the Venezuelan government are counterproductive. By the same token, I disagree with conservatives who dismiss them for being too light and applaud the White House and Congress' efforts to punish Venezuelan drug traffickers and human rights violators for a very simple reason: in the rigged system of justice that Hugo Chavez set up in the coun ...
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Cuba's Health Care System: a Model for the World

Aug 8 2014 8:46am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

This post first appeared in Opera Mundi According to the UN's World Health Organization, Cuba's health care system is an example for all countries of the world. The Cuban health system is recognized worldwide for its excellence and its efficiency. Despite extremely limited resources and the dramatic impact caused by the economic sanctions imposed by the United States for more than half a centur ...
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Landrieu Blocks Bill to Sanction Human Rights Abusers in Venezuela

Aug 8 2014 3:52am CDT | Source: Big Government

With the Senate poised to pass a bi-partisan bill imposing sanctions on Venezuelan officials involved in a violent crackdown against peaceful pro-democracy protesters, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Mary Landrieu teamed up with Citgo to block the pro-democracy legislation. As Politico points out, "Citgo has at times been the subject of controversy and boycott threats in the U.S. because of its relationship with Venezuela, especially during the yea ...
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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 of President Hugo Chavez, ...
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