Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 19 July 2019

Greetings from Tyler, A war of words has broken out over the report that an American warship shot down an Iranian drone over the Straits of Hormuz.  “Drone?  What drone?  We didn’t lose any drone!” say the leaders of the … Read More

Venezuela to Hold Parliamentary Elections in 2020

Caracas, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The speaker of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) of Venezuela, Diosdado Cabello, assured on Wednesday that the elections to reestablish the parliamentary power in the country will be held in 2020.   On his regular … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 12 July 2019

Greetings from Tyler, In the environment of bogus media, lying through their teeth about nearly everything and everybody who supports the traditions of the United States, people, particularly conservatives are falling all over themselves to protect the reputations of law … Read More

State violence in Venezuela

UNITED NATIONS ― In a stunningly stark report on the political and economic conditions in Venezuela, the U.N.’s Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet outlined a troubling litany of continuing human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings, and economic privations characterizing the besieged … Read More

Venezuela’s Maduro says UN rights report full of lies

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro poses for pictures before meeting the European Union (EU)’s special adviser for Venezuela Enrique Iglesias at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, on July 9, 2019. (Photo by AFP) Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has slammed … Read More

President Maduro Orders The Bank of Venezuela to Accept Petro Crypto

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro ordered the country’s leading bank, Banco de Venezuela, to accept the nation’s cryptocurrency, the Petro (PTR) at all of its branches, the country’s Finance Ministry tweeted on July 4. According to the tweet, Maduro gave “the express order to open Petro desks in … Read More

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says

Venezuela’s Special Action Forces carrying out a security operation in Caracas in April.CreditCreditYuri Cortez/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images GENEVA — Venezuelan special forces have carried out thousands of extrajudicial killings in the past 18 months and then manipulated crime scenes … Read More

Kenya: Over 2 Million at Risk of Starvation

More than two million Kenyans are staring at the food crisis in July as the effects of a drought that hit food production and led to increased prices continue to bite. This comes even as the country’s grain reserves dwindle, … Read More

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