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This 1980 file photo shows British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in London. Thatcher died of a stroke Monday morning, April 8, 2013.
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We are left to wonder how come a country that is so badly ruled, with so much insecurity, with soon a triple digit inflation, with double digit scarcity index, can still manage to give around 50% of its votes to the people that are spreading misery around.
This one is going to be short. I am just going to list what I was given as the results in town halls depending on parties.
Kuwaiti-born Mohammed Al Khaldi is a man with a fascinating story and an identity shaped by connections to several countries, from Iraq to Eritrea to Venezuela, while officially belonging to neither.
Littler, the world's largest employment and labor law practice representing management, will combine with the leading Puerto Rican law firm Schuster Aguilo, effective January 1, 2014.
Supporters of the Venezuelan government celebrated their victory in the municipal elections held on December 8. Analysts have commented that results indicate President Nicolas Maduro has "reconnected" with the social base of the Chavista movement.
Since in the second entry of this series I dealt with Primero Justicia, arguably the main voting group inside the opposition, I should go to the one that has become yesterday the second biggest force inside the opposition umbrella organization, MUD.
Bolivarianism Triumphs by Stephen Lendman On Sunday, Venezuelans voted. They did so for the 19th time since Chavez took office in February 1999.
To start looking into the different results and making interpretations it is important to keep in mind a few things.
The National Electoral Council has announced the first results of the Venezuelan municipal elections held on December 8. Mayors and local councilors were elected for the country's 335 municipalities, as well as the metropolitan mayor of Caracas.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, gestures as he celebrates with supporters at Bolivar square in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Venezuelans went to the polls Sunday to elect hundreds of mayors around the country in a vote seen as an early test of the fledgling president, NicolA s Maduro, and his ability to carry the country further along the socialist path laid out by his predecessor and mentor, Hugo ChA vez.
The Obama administration said Friday it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty, an effort to spur development and investment in green energy while... Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles ... (more)
The lights are out in Caracas, and "right-wing sabotage" is to blame, according to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.