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Socialism will not end poverty Mr Vavi
Socialism will not end poverty Mr Vavi
In the Mail & Guardian of September 27 2017, union leader Zwelinzima Vavi pleads for economic reform in the shape of a socialist...
The Pope leaves Colombia with prayers for peace
The Pope leaves Colombia with prayers for peace
Pope Francis left Colombia on Sunday with calls for reconciliation after its half-century civil war and a peaceful end to the deadly crisis in...
Venezuela opposition urges boycott of vote to overhaul constitution
Venezuela opposition urges boycott of vote to overhaul constitution
Venezuela's angry opposition is pushing for a boycott of an upcoming vote that it dismisses as a ploy by President...
Helicopter launches grenade attacks on Venezuela Supreme Court
Helicopter launches grenade attacks on Venezuela Supreme Court
Venezuela's army has been put on alert after four grenades were hurled at the Supreme Court from a helicopter, President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday,...
​As Venezuela crumbles in financial disarray, so too does the pink tide of socialism
​As Venezuela crumbles in financial disarray, so too does the pink tide of socialism
When global financial services firm Lehman Brothers – once the pride of Wall Street – buckled in 2008, it was cause for alarm across much of...
Dying to use Chavez's glass hearse
Dying to use Chavez's glass hearse
When a colleague in the funeral business called from Venezuela asking to borrow a glass-sided hearse for the funeral of President Hugo Chávez in...
[Video]Weekend 101: The EFF is at it again
[Video]Weekend 101: The EFF is at it again
We knew you couldn't resist clicking on an EFF headline. In other news, Lesotho heads to the polls - and George Bush loves Africa.
Less Lenin for Maduro, and more Lennon
Less Lenin for Maduro, and more Lennon
It might seem an unlikely claim for Venezuelan President Nicolás...
Venezuela student leader dies after street clashes
Venezuela student leader dies after street clashes
A student leader was fatally shot on Monday night in the western university city of San Cristobal after a long day of street clashes in which...
Venezuela's opposition celebrates support at the Oscars
Venezuela's opposition celebrates support at the Oscars
Venezuela's political opposition revelled in cautious messages of solidarity from movie stars at Sunday's Academy awards after an intense...
Why are young people dying in Venezuela?
Why are young people dying in Venezuela?
Venezuela's streets are burning in the biggest anti-government protests in a decade. The mainly student-led protests against the government put...
Death toll rises as Venezuela protesters clash with troops
Death toll rises as Venezuela protesters clash with troops
Security forces and protesters fought around Venezuela on Thursday in streets blocked by burning barricades and a supporter of socialist President...

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