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London Court Rules in Favour of Venezuela in Dispute with Exxon

James Suggett on a courtroom victory for Venezuela against big business. ... [read more]

Venezuela: Violence and Discrimination Rise in Opposition-Controlled Universities

Kiraz Janicke reports on how the Venezuelan right are using the university campus as a battleground in their struggle against the Chavez government.... [read more]

Venezuela Continues to Expand Free Public Higher Education Programmes

James Suggett reports on the progress of Venezuela's ambitious education initiative, 'Mission Sucre'.... [read more]

Venezuela Increases Oil Financing for Petrocaribe Nations

James Suggett on how Venezuela is taking a lead in strengthening economic links between Latin America and the Caribbean.... [read more]

Camilo Comes to San Francisco and Analyzes the Soft Coup Attempt in Nicaragua

Camilo’s visit accomplished the goal. Media interviews in Spanish and English reached many thousands. He brought information and analysis which has been largely censored or ignored in coverage of Nicaragua. ... [read more]

Clean eating versus industry

During the eighties and nineties here in the UK we were broadly encouraged to eat lower fat spreads such as margarine, associated with a push for polyunsaturated fat consumption... [read more]

Venezuelan UN Speech Criticises "Market Totalitarianism"

The Venezuelan ambassador to the UN, Jordge Valero, has delivered a stinging attack on global capitalism's failure to guarantee basic human rights, as Tamara Pearson reports.... [read more]

Chavez: Opposition Student Protests Defend Impunity and Corruption

Kiraz Janicke on Hugo Chavez's assessment of Venezuela's opposition student movement.... [read more]

Interview with a Colombian Political Prisoner

Garry Leech interviews political prisoner Liliany Obando in her sell in Buen Pastor Prison.... [read more]

Thirty-Eight Trade Unionists Assassinated in Colombia in 2008

Colombia's state-linked paramilitaries are becoming more efficient in their murderous campaign against the trade unionists. ... [read more]

Chávez Emphasizes Global Context of Venezuelan Food Shortages

James Suggett on Venezuelan fears of a global food crisis.... [read more]