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Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro wins presidential election

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Venezuela’s presidential election winner Nicolas Maduro (L) and his wife celebrate in front of crowds in the capital, Caracas, April 15, 2013. Venezuela’s electoral authority has declared Nicolas Maduro the winner of the presidential election with 50.66 percent of the votes against 49.06 percent for his rival Henrique Capriles, who has refused to concede defeat. The National Electoral Council... 

Capitalism is way to nowhere - Immortal Technique

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Corporations ‘are making too much money off of this stage of evolution, the capitalism, to stop and get off us to the next level’, the American rapper Immortal Technique said in an interview with RT. The musician says the only thing that people are separated by is language and the inability to understand, that humanity has no other choice but to shift to a new economic idea doing away with devastating... 

Venezuela closes borders ahead of presidential election

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Venezuela’s acting President Nicolas Maduro waving to crowds on April 9, 2013. Venezuela has stepped up security and closed its borders ahead of Sunday’s presidential elections after acting President Nicolas Maduro said a murder plot against him had been foiled. Interior Minister Nestor Reverol said “strict control” of movements is in affect along land border with Colombia and Brazil, and... 

WikiLeaks cable reveals US embassy strategy to destabilize Chavez government

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In a secret US cable published online by WikiLeaks, former ambassador to Venezuela, William Brownfield, outlines a comprehensive plan to infiltrate and destabilize former President Hugo Chavez’ government. Dispatched in November of 2006 by Brownfield — now an Assistant Secretary of State — the document outlined his embassy’s five core objectives in Venezuela since 2004, which included:... 

Argentina flooding Death Toll Reaches 54

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A man paddles through a flooded street after a rainstorm in Buenos Aires on April 3, 2013. At least 54 people have lost their lives and thousands have been left homeless after days of heavy rains caused flash floods in and around Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires, officials say. In La Plata, a city about 40 miles (60 kilometers) south of Buenos Aires, 46 people were reported to have died after more... 

At least 33 killed in Argentina flooding

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A record 40 centimeters of rain fell on the city of La Plata, Argentina, during a two-hour period on April 3, 2013. At least 25 people have lost their lives after torrential rains in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires triggered flooding, officials say. “The bodies began to appear as the water subsided,” Daniel Scioli, governor of the coastal province of Buenos Aires where the flooding occurred,... 

Argentina calls on UK to enter talks over Falkland Islands

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Argentinean Foreign Minister Hector Timerman with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Argentinean Foreign Minister Hector Timerman has once again called on British authorities to enter talks over the Malvinas Islands at the United Nations. The request came on Tuesday, after Timerman along with other South American ministers met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who said the UK has declined the Argentinean... 

Venezuela to probe Chavez cancer death conspiracy

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Venezuela is to formally investigate suspicions late President Hugo Chavez’s was afflicted with cancer after being poisoned by foreign enemies, the government said. Acting President Nicolas Maduro vowed to set up an inquiry into the allegation, which was first leveled by Chavez after being diagnosed with cancer in 2011. Foreign scientists will also be invited to join a government commission to investigate... 

Vatican elects Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina as new Pope

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Argentina’s Jorge Bergoglio, elected Pope Francis I, appears on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica after being elected by the conclave of cardinals at the Vatican on March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, of Argentina has been elected as Pope. He is the first Pope from Latin America in the history of the Catholic Church. The new Pope was announced by French Cardinal Jean-Louis... 

Argentinians petition against UK referendum on Falkland sovereignty

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Argentinians gathered in capital Buenos Aires after a nationwide campaign was launched to collect one million signatures against a UK-backed referendum on the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, Press TV reports. People of all walks of life including war veterans, students, and artists gathered at the Obelisk monument to say that South Atlantic territories seized by the UK centuries ago, belong to... 

Falkland Islanders vote in cotroversial referendum

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The residents on Falkland Islands are set to vote on March 10-11, 2013 Falkland Islanders are taking part in a controversial referendum, to decide whether or not the residents want to remain under Britain’s control, as Argentina dismisses the ballot as illegal. During two days, Sunday and Monday, the polling stations will be open for 1,672 eligible voters to cast their ballot. The vote is a yes or... 

Chavez to be embalmed 'like Lenin' and put on public display

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Chavez’ political heir has revealed that the Venezuelan leader is to be embalmed and preserved just like Lenin, and laid out in the ‘Mountain Barracks’ where he devised a failed coup. The venue will be turned into a Museum of the Revolution. “We have decided to prepare the body of our Comandante President, to embalm it so that it remains open for all time for the people. Just like Ho Chi Minh.... 

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies of cancer

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speaks during a press conference in Caracas on October 9, 2012. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died after a two-year battle with cancer, Vice President Nicolas Maduro has announced. Maduro, flanked by political and military leaders, made the announcement on Tuesday evening on national television. “We have just received the most tragic and awful information.... 

Argentina MPs approve deal with Iran

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Argentinean lawmakers have approved an agreement with Iran to probe the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. According to the agreement, approved by Argentina’s Congress on Thursday, an independent “truth commission” would be established to investigate the attack. “I am no one’s puppet. The country is no one’s puppet. We assume our political commitment... 

UFOs spotted above intergalactic place of extraterrestrial meetings

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Many ufologists are currently heading to the foot of Popocatepetl volcano in Latin America. The video filmed near the volcano shows a few bright three-dimensional objects flying up to the volcano from different angles and hiding behind it, as if they are descending directly into the crater. The black-and-white videos that were broadcast on local television attracted a lot of attention even outside... 
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