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WATCH Pablo Escobar's home blown to pieces in Colombia

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Authorities in Medellin, Colombia have used 180 detonators to demolish a six-floor apartment building that notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar and his family have once called home. The massive concrete structure – the Monaco- stood unoccupied for over 30 years after the building became the target of a car bomb attack in 1988. Over 1,5000 Read More

Domino effect: Pompeo vows US will help uproot ‘authoritarianism’ in Nicaragua & Cuba

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The United States will help the people of Nicaragua and Cuba to resist “non-democratic regimes” in their countries, Mike Pompeo has said. His comments come as Washington steps up calls for a new government in Venezuela. The secretary of state responded in the affirmative when asked during an interview with Telemundo if the US would Read More

Can music save Venezuela? Richard Branson hopes so

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By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent, in Cucuta, Colombia On the Colombian border with Venezuela, a sense of giddy hope filled the air. The streets were thronging with people. Bands played drums, as street vendors loudly sold water. A sea of Venezuelan flags and faces old and young beamed with optimism. Hundreds of thousands of them Read More

ClearStream Announces New Board Member

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ClearStream Energy Services Inc. (“ClearStream”, or the “Company”, TSX: CSM and CSM.DB.A) is pleased to announce the addition of a new Board member, effective immediately: Karl Johannson has been appointed as a new Member of the Board of Directors of ClearStream and brings with him extensive operational Read More

Venezuela crisis: US threats, border tensions & humanitarian aid provocations

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While the White House is applying maximum pressure on Maduro to force ‘humanitarian’ convoys into Venezuela, Juan Guaido sneaked into a concert in Colombia in hopes of returning to his supporters with a shipment of US aid. The US-backed, self-proclaimed leader of Venezuela set February 23 as his flashpoint date for a showdown with the Read More

Death & displacement in Colombia, but silence from Washington – Lee Camp

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Following a visit to the US by Colombian President Ivan Duque earlier this month, Redacted Tonight host Lee Camp spoke with two Colombian activists who painted a grim picture of life in Washington’s top anti-Venezuela ally. Though Washington has found Colombia a willing ally in its fight for regime change in Caracas, US involvement in Read More

‘People who hate Maduro often need humanitarian aid the least’ – Max Blumenthal

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The narrative about dictator Maduro starving his own people aims to split a polarized Venezuela where the poor still support the government, while those backing the opposition are cashing in on the crisis, Max Blumenthal told RT. Despite mainstream media painting a dire picture in which the entire Venezuelan society –of course, besides Maduro himself Read More

Trump says he's inclined to extend China trade deadline and meet Xi soon

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 tariff deadline and meet soon with Chinese President Xi Jinping. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Read More

Man and woman killed on Venezuela-Brazil border

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A woman and her husband have been killed and 15 people injured in a clash with security forces on the border between Venezuela and Brazil. It comes as a massive Live Aid-style concert was staged by Richard Branson in the hope of getting aid into the country. On Thursday, President Nicolas Maduro ordered the border Read More