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US policy to Venezuela: Combining military and electoral tactics

By James Petras
Correo del Orinoco

US efforts to overthrow President Chavez’s democratic government borrow many of the tactics applied against previous democratic adversaries. These include border incursions by Colombian paramilitary and military forces similar to cross border attacks by the US sponsored “contras” against the Sandinista government of Nicaragua during the 1980s. The attempt to encircle and isolate Venezuela is similar to Washington’s policy over the past half century against Cuba. The funneling of funds to opposition groups, parties, media and NGO’s via US agencies and “dummy” foundations is a repeat of the tactics applied to destabilize the democratic government of Salvador Allende of Chile 1970-73, Evo Morales in Bolivia 2006-2010 and numerous other governments in the region.

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Venezuela Launches English Newspaper


By Eva Golinger
CORREO DEL ORINOCO INTERNATIONAL – ENGLISH EDITION – WEEK OF JANUARY 29, 2010

Saludos Friends of Venezuela!

Our Correo del Orinoco International – English Edition for the week of January 29, 2010 is now available! Click here for a digital version of Venezuela’s first and only English-language weekly newspaper. This edition will be distributed in print for free in Venezuela on Friday, January 29, as an insert in the Correo del Orinoco en español, our sister publication.

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