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Leaning Left in Latin America: Voting for Social Inclusion as an Economic Model

Leaning Left in Latin America: Voting for Social Inclusion as an Economic Model

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Hugo Chavez Wins Re-election

Hugo Chavez Wins Re-election

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Venezuela Votes 2012: Internal and External Pressures

Venezuela Votes 2012: Internal and External Pressures

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Corruption colors upcoming Venezuela presidential election

Corruption colors upcoming Venezuela presidential election

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The Venezuela Election: A Pragmatically Confrontational Opposition

The Venezuela Election: A Pragmatically Confrontational Opposition

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Winning an Election in the Americas: Apathy and Corruption Compete for the Best of the Worst

Winning an Election in the Americas: Apathy and Corruption Compete for the Best of the Worst

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Illness and Elections: Does it Make a Difference?

Illness and Elections: Does it Make a Difference?

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Venezuela After Chavez

Venezuela After Chavez

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Axis of Unity: Venezuela, Iran & the Threat to America

Axis of Unity: Venezuela, Iran & the Threat to America

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OPEC Meeting Ends without Consensus

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Alberta's Energy Minister Visits US to Spur Investment

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WikiLEADS…Who's Following Up?

WikiLEADS…Who's Following Up?

The fact that government outrage continues to provide the international media with grist for its insatiable mill is one of the great ironies in this scenario: perturbed at the site's revelation of embarrassing diplomatic discussions and fumblings--tales only mildly interesting to the average reader--government officials are now in the process of creating a better, and far more spectacular story over First Amendment rights and the 'treasonable' activities of a Dutch citizen accused of committing "sex by surprise" (in Sweden?). Even worse, the official call from some quarters for draconian regulation of the internet has given Russia (which suggests nominating Assange for the Nobel Peace Prize) and China, a human-rights violator of mammoth proportion, opportunities to 'prove' to an already hostile world that when Washington suddenly finds itself looking out through wall-to-wall glass, this nation of stone-throwers is no better than anyplace else.

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FARC Trades Cocaine for Arms from Venezuela

There is evidence that FARC has been trading cocaine for arms brokered by Venezuelan middlemen, entrepreneurs who are, at the same time, supplying weapons to Mexico.

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Front Page Controversy Over Photos in Venezuela

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Venezuela’s Own (Gas) Platform Disaster

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