Venezuela, Uruguay Register Lowest Inequality in Latin America

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A book published Tuesday by the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), studying the relationship between inequality and taxation policies, reveals that government intervention has succeeded in substantially reducing inequality. The book, “Inequality, Concentration of Income and Taxation of High Incomes in Latin America,” shows despite remaining as the most unequal…

New investments to bring drinking water supply to 100% of the population

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Venezuela’s Ecosocialism and Water Minister, Guillermo Barreto, stressed the importance of recent investments announced by Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro, to ensure that drinking water exceeds the current ceiling of 96% and reaches 100% of the population. “President Maduro is keen to expand access to water for the entire population. Bolivarian government has achieved important goals…

RALLY FOR VENEZUELA! End US Sanctions – No More Intervention!

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Thursday, 4 June 2015 from 18:00 to 21:00, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD Get your tickets at this link today for an evening for Venezuela & celebrating 10 years of solidarity, with very special guests from Venezuela and: Tariq Ali (writer & broadcaster) Mark Weisbrot (US based writer & campaigner) Jeremy Corbyn MP (Liberation) H.E. Alicia…

Regional Leaders Back Venezuela at Panama Summit

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By Lucas Koerner, Caracas, April 13, 2015 (venezuelanalysis.com) Regional leaders flocked to Panama City this past weekend for the VII Summit of the Americas, which has been widely hailed as a victory for left-leaning and progressive forces in the region, particularly Venezuela and Cuba. The summit was marked by the historic presence of Cuba whose president…

Venezuelan Petition Against Obama’s Executive Order Reaches Ten Million Signatures

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By Rachael Boothroyd, Caracas, April 10th 2015 (venezuelanalysis.com) Thousands of Venezuelans marched to the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas on Thursday to officially hand over the 10 million signatures collected by activists demanding that the Obama administration repeal the Executive Order which brands Venezuela an “extraordinary threat” to U.S. “national security”. The anti-imperialist petition, launched following…

114 British Politicians Back Maduro’s Venezuela As British Solidarity Steps Up a Gear

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As reported in the Morning Star (March 11), a US presidential order has declared Venezuela an “unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States,” and declared a “national emergency” to deal with this. The seriousness of this situation — and the corresponding need for us to step up…

UNASUR Head Calls for Removal of US Bases from Latin America

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Ernesto Samper said the upcoming Summit of the Americas would serve as a good opportunity to “reassess relations between the U.S. and South America.” The Secretary-General for the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) suggested that all U.S. military bases in Latin America should be removed. In an interview with news agency EFE, UNASUR head…

116 Leading British Political Figures Express Opposition to US Sanctions on Venezuela

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As Parliament dissolves for the 2015 election, with the help of our supporters contacting their MPs, 116 leading British politicians of 6 different political parties/persuasions have signed a statement (copied below) supporting Latin America’s work for peace and dialogue in Venezuela and opposing US sanctions on Venezuela – thanks for your support! Dave Anderson MP,…

Venezuela Will Denounce US Executive Order at the UN

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The Venezuelan government announced Tuesday it will rebuke the United States’ government at the United Nations for the executive order, approved by President Barack Obama, declaring the South American country a national security threat. “We will organize an extensive session to denounce the aggression that our country is suffering,” Venezuela’s U.N. Ambassador Rafael Ramirez explained….

Sign the international petition for U.S President Obama to repeal his Executive order against Venezuela

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Sign the international petition for U.S President Obama to repeal his Executive order against Venezuela at https://www.change.org/p/presidente-de-ee-uu-barack-obama-retiro-inmediato-de-la-orden-ejecutiva-en-contra-de-venezuela