Media Watch

'19Jan
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Maduro rival says taking control of Venezuela's foreign assets

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said yesterday he was taking control of the country's foreign assets as he piled pressure on leader Nicolas Maduro by calling for...
'19Jan
29

Thwarting Beijing’s infiltration attempts

On Jan. 2, Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) issued a five-point statement that reflected his hope to push for “one country, two systems” in Taiwan.The two systems have been distorted in Hong Kong and Beijing’s...
'19Jan
28

Trump hits Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro in pocketbook

The Trump administration slapped new sanctions Monday against Venezuelan’s state-owned oil company in its latest effort to push out President Nicolás Maduro and install new leadership under National Assembly chief...
'19Jan
28

'Urgent' Lima Group Meeting Called to Discuss Venezuela

Canada will host an "urgent" meeting of the Lima Group to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, the Canadian foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, announced Monday.The group, which includes Canada and 13 Latin...
'19Jan
28

Introduction of new currency needs strong back facility and increase in production levels

School of thought Introducing our own currency is a good idea but ill-timed and a misplaced and misguided priority. The focus for now should be increase in production and Foreign D direct Investment. There are a...
'19Jan
28

As two presidents face off, kids scavenge for food and soldiers run out of patience

As the dispute over who should lead Venezuelaescalated to a larger geopolitical struggle between the United States, Russia, China and others, we spent nearly a week inside the country attending protests, talking to...
'19Jan
28

Canada to host Lima group Feb. 4 in effort to find solution to Venezuela crisis

Canada will host members of the Lima group of South and Central American countries next Monday in an effort to find a resolution to the turmoil in Venezuela, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said today....
'19Jan
28

OPINION: It’s Time To Stop Ignoring Martin Luther King’s Support Of Israel

Since his assassination on April 4, 1968, people have attempted to invoke the name and authority of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for many causes of justice, and often they fall short.The latest such...
'19Jan
28

Open Letter by Over 70 Scholars and Experts Condemns US-Backed Coup Attempt in Venezuela

23 January 2019, Venezuela, Caracas: Juan Guaidó, the head of Venezuela's opposition-dominated National Assembly, declares himself interim president at a rally against Nicolas Maduro. Rafael Hernandez/DPA/PA Images...
'19Jan
28

Why our leaders urgently need to ditch the Machiavelli and read some peace philosophers

Image: The Doomsday Clock, which is now as close to midnight as it has been since the height of the Cold War. Credit: Olivier Douliery/ABACAPRESS/PA Images, all rights reserved.It is the "new abnormal", says the...

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