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“Historical Moment” as Venezuela Becomes a Full Member of Mercosur

“Historical Moment” as Venezuela Becomes a Full Member of Mercosur Caracas, 29 Jun. AVN.- The member states of the Common Market of the South (Mercosur) approved Venezuela’s adhesion as full member in the regional bloc today. The presidents of Mercosur … Continue reading

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Putin, Obama meet on sidelines of G-20 Summit

Putin, Obama meet on sidelines of G-20 Summit Bilateral meetings between G-20 leaders have become what might be called a prelude to the summit itself. Russian President Vladimir Putin represents the Russian Federation at the forum which opened on June … Continue reading

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The “Global Crises of Capitalism”; Whose Crises, Who Profits?

By James Petras – The Official James Petras Website. Via The 4Th Media Introduction From the Financial Times to the far left, tons of ink has been spilt writing about some variant of the “Crises of Global Capitalism”. While writers … Continue reading

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Iran cuts oil exports to British, French firms

Iran’s Oil Ministry announces it has cut oil exports to British and French firms in line with the decision to end crude exports to six European states. The move comes as Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi had earlier hinted at … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe: Zim diamonds shake market

Takunda Maodza  Senior Reporter The Herald – Zimbabwe MARANGE diamonds have brought stiff competition on the international market, causing prices to fall sharply, especially in India. This has left traditional giants like De-beers in a quandary. Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation … Continue reading

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China pledges to support Africa’s ‘just position’

From Munyaradzi Huni in ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – The Herald CHINA has pledged to support the “just position” of African countries in various international forums saying it was opposed to the “big, strong and rich countries bullying the small, weak … Continue reading

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Favourable Verdict for Venezuelan Government on Exxon Nationalisation Case

Caracas, January 2nd 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – The Venezuelan government has described its arbitration  hearing at  the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) as a “successful defence” after it was told to pay just US$907 million to the Texas-based oil company Exxon … Continue reading

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