British military presence near Venezuela ‘extremely concerning’

BRITAIN’S navy and marines are conducting military exercises close to Venezuela, the Morning Star has discovered. The Mounts Bay, a giant Royal Fleet Auxiliary landing ship, spent New Year in Miami embarking More »

Greek Parliament ratifies ‘North Macedonia’ accord

Greece on Friday ratified a landmark accord that changes the name of the neighbouring Former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia(FYROM), ending a decades-old dispute with its neighbour and opening the way for the More »

The Coup in Venezuela Must Be Resisted

by Craig Murray Venezuela has elections. Juan Guaido has never even been a Presidential candidate. Despite massive CIA opposition funding and interference over years as Big Oil tries to regain control of More »

Second woman carrying gene-edited baby, Chinese authorities confirm

A second woman became pregnant during the experiment to create the world’s first genetically edited babies, Chinese authorities have confirmed, as the researcher behind the claim faces a police investigation. He Jiankui More »

Airport strikes across Germany

Staff responsible for checking passengers and cargo have started an 18-hour warning strike at Germany’s biggest airports. An estimated 220,000 passengers are affected. German airport association ADV warned that the strike action More »

 

USA | U.S. Labor Against the War

Statement on U.S. Intervention in Venezuela

January 27, 2019

“Hands Off Venezuela”

U.S. Labor Against the War opposes the Trump Administration intervention in the internal affairs of Venezuela.

Ukraine | L’OSCE ressort le plan « casques bleus », sabotant ainsi Minsk-2

Le 24 janvier 2019, Martin Sajdik, représentant spécial de l’OSCE au sein des groupes de contact à Minsk, a proposé d’envoyer des casques bleus dans le Donbass et d’installer une administration temporaire de l’ONU dans la région, provoquant l’ire des Républiques Populaires de Donetsk et de Lougansk (RPD et RPL) et la perplexité parmi les analystes russes.

Venezuela | A tense calm in Caracas The neighborhoods aren’t burning and there do not exist two governments

by Marco Teruggi

The weekend resembled a rearrangement of positions. The Venezuelan opposition set in motion its plan to move closer to the Bolivarian National Armed Force and Maduro’s government refused to call for elections.

UK | Venezuela in the shadow of Trump

by Sean Ledwith

The current political crisis in Venezuela is threatening to escalate into a full-blown superpower confrontation. Trump’s outrageous support for an unelected so-called ‘Interim President’ over the actual elected President has taken the situation in the country onto a completely new level of risk. Trump‘s backing for Juan Guaido as President without any mandate from the Venezuelan people has met with a hostile reception from both the Russian and Chinese governments. Moscow and Beijing have issued explicit statements condemning Trump’s provocative action and reiterated their support for the embattled regime of Nicolas Maduro, which is facing a rising tide of civil unrest and economic dislocation.

China | La Chine donne un ultimatum à la France de mettre fin au pacte colonial en Afrique

Le pacte colonial (appelé aussi régime de l’Exclusif) est un régime d’échange imposé par les pays européens à leurs colonies au XVIIème siècle et selon lequel la colonie ne peut importer que des produits provenant de la métropole tandis qu’elle ne doit exporter que vers celle-ci

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