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“90% of the Army is not with the dictator”

A general from Venezuela’s Air Force has announced he no longer recognizes Nicolas Maduro as the country’s president, in what appears to be the highest ranking military defection to hit the regime. General Francisco Esteban Yanez Rodriguez In a video circulating the social media, wearing a...

Daniel Ortega talks about world tragedies and omits his own massacre in his end of the year message

In his end of the year message on national television, dictator Daniel Ortega spoke about the tragedies around the world and evaded the massacre of more than five hundred Nicaraguans and the repression against the population that flared up against his regime since the...

Maduro Doesn’t Care That People Call Him a ‘Dictator’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday that he was not a ‘dictator,’ but a ‘modest man’. © REUTERS / Miraflores Palace “I don’t care that people call me a dictator. Those who say I’m a dictator can go to hell. I know who I am...

What Ortega Has in Common with Other Dictators?

The history of dictators repeats itself. They repress and terrorize their population when they should protect and respect them, while at the same time hiding the terrible truth. And, as if that were not enough, they blame the victims themselves. Dictators, besides being repressive, are...

Nicaragua and the Trap of a Civil War

Daniel Ortega wants a civil war. Of all the possible scenarios to put an end to the tragedy that Nicaragua lives, it is the only one that can assure his permanence in power. In all the others, his leaving is certain. “Surely, the darkness of...

Daniel Ortega Doesn’t Mind Being Called A “Dictator”

“Dictator, terrorist, I am used to be called everything… not just now, but since being a muchacho (young man). During the (Somoza) civil war I was called terrorist…what haven’t they called me…” said Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega to Andres Oppenheimer during the CNN en...

Is Time Running Out For The Sandinista Hero?

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega has ordered an independent inquiry into the killings of dozens of anti-government demonstrators after the Catholic Church called for dialogue. Critics say Ortega, now 72-years-old and veteran leader of the Sandinista movement, is out of touch with the suffering of the...

Venezuelan dictator Maduro takes advantage of the same “feminism” that condemns Trump

The two most controversial presidents in the Americas decided to speak out on feminism last weekend. Maduro declared himself the president of women; Trump said that he’s with everyone.(PanAm Post) In Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro declared himself a feminist, and said he is and always will...

Panama’s Strongman Manuel Noriega Dies At The Age of 83

QCR - Manuel Noriega, the feared dictator and the man who knew too much, died in his native Panama at the age of 83. The Panamanian general that was a CIA asset and go-between in Central America’s dirty wars but became a monster the US...

Venezuela’s New Constituent Assembly Takes Page From Fascism’s Playbook

Dictator Nicolás Maduro tramples liberal democracy on his to fascism. (PanAm Post) Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro summoned citizens to write a new constitution at the beginning of May, and though many questions about his proposal remain unclear, the dictator has revealed some new details about the plan...

Was Chile’s Dictator Also a Drug Trafficker?

(Q24N) A Chilean newspaper has suggested nearly 3,000 classified US documents contain information linking former dictator Augusto Pinochet to drug trafficking, a somewhat questionable claim given the legacy of his iron rule. Chilean news outlet El Ciudadano reports it solicited 2,984 pages of documents in...

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