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Maria Corina Machado meeting with George W. Bush in 2002, when she was the head of Súmate, a rightwing "civil society" organization long involved with delegitimization campaigns against the Bolivarian regime, its electoral process, and instigating rightwing violence against it. How many “civil society” leaders get to have private meetings with the “Commander in Chief” of the American Empire?

Rightwing Venezuelan figure courted at Scotia Bank Building in Toronto

Rightwing Venezuelan figure courted at Scotia Bank Building in Toronto

by Fernando Arce On May 8, 2014, one of Venezuela’s most prominent opposition leaders, Maria Corina Machado, was hosted at an event in Toronto at which she thanked Harper’s right-wing government and Canadian-Venezuelans for their ongoing support. The event, organized by the Canadian Council for the Americas, was presided by boardroom chair and event moderator,

Death threats issued to Toronto priest for commemorating Hugo Chavez

by Steve da Silva One of Toronto’s inner suburbs has become a focal point in the ongoing struggle in Venezuela between the Bolivarian transition to socialism and the fascist resistance that has been developing over the last month. With its face to the bustling city moving past it on Dufferin, just a little south of

A section of the opposition has been calling and demonstrating capacity for armed insurgency.

9 things you need to know about Venezuela and the recent violence

by Pablo Vivanco 1. The students marches are from the right-wing of the student movement Unlike in places like Chile, there is no single or united student movement in Venezuela. Not only are students groups highly decentralized, but they are also divided along political lines. Another unique feature of the student groups identifying with the

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Tour highlights building of people’s power in Venezuela

By the Hugo Chavez People’s Defense Front As Venezuela faces yet another attempt by the Right-wing opposition to create political, economic and social turmoil in the wake of the upcoming municipal electoral process, the Hugo Chávez People’s Defense Front of Canada, organized a 5 City speaking tour with Katrina Kozarek from the Comuna Socialista Ataroa in

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