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[RD] News Thread of the Americas

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by ReindeerThistle, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. west india man

    west india man Immortal

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    Argentina isn't currently run by fascists and Macri is no Videla, but it's undeniable that the Argentine state is being particularly terrible right now
     
  2. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    Have you tried living in it?

    26 ½ years of Peronism have destroyed the country. Ibar Pérez Corradi, a hitman for the Kirchner administration, is now being transferred from Paraguay. Who knows how many people he can implicate? When your government devotes itself to cooking books, awarding subsidies and contracts to its own members and setting up a narco-state it's not that easy to undo in a fortnight or two.

    Also, Russia Today and Telesur…? Well shot of them. Telesur was used by Maduro to broadcast him live several times, urging the Argentine masses (or those he thinks are the masses) to rise up in armed revolt against a democratically elected government.
    Telesur are still broadcasting in Argentina. All Macri has done is refuse to give them any further funding, which is not that insensible since Venezuela refuses to share editorial control with any of the countries providing funding. Venezuela gave out a lot of cheap oil to countries in the region but then had these ‘deals’ for Telesur and other simialr schemes with which they gained their money back.
    Russia Today… if I want to watch conspiracy theorists I have Al-Jazeera, Faux News and CFC's crimson contingent, the members of which once decided I was a Trotskyist.
     
  3. west india man

    west india man Immortal

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    I never said I had any love for Peronism, either

    Trotskyists do nothing and believe just about anything anyway so you might as well be
     
  4. ReindeerThistle

    ReindeerThistle Zimmerwald Left

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    @Takhisis: so, censorship is only bad when the media sources are conservative?
     
  5. chijohnaok

    chijohnaok King

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    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-kimberlyclark-idUSKCN0ZP0VJ

    Continued at above link

    No diapers, no tissues, no toilet paper....seems as if Venezuela is going down the crapper.

    Maybe the Venezuelan government can print more political pronouncements from President Maduro for the people to use...I mean read. ;)
     
  6. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    I doubt I said that? I probably would have shrugged because I don't care about how the proletariat destroys its enemies.
     
  7. plarq

    plarq Crazy forever

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    Cuban government does not need to assassinate opponents domestically, the jail is big enough for everyone!

    Internationally, given Castro allowed so many people to leave Cuba, I don't think he has a lot of interest in murdering emigrants.
     
  8. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    I am not saying that.

    ReindeerThistle claims that the Argentine government is ‘censoring’ Telesur.
    First of all, Telesur is still broadcasting in Argentina, unimpeded.
    Telesur had an agreement with several countries from the continent whereby it received money and allowed the others to contribute. Nicolás Maduro's government decided that Argentina would not be allowed any input in Telesur whatsoever. Venezuela's nonperformance releases Argentina from the contract.

    Beside that, Telesur has broadcast idiotic messages from Maduro in which he called for an overthrow of Argentina's democratically elected government. Frankly, he is as dishonest as he is stupid.
    On Ask a Red 2 IIRC.
     
  9. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    And more Argentine news! Presidentess Cristina Kirchner's daughter Florencia has had some bank accounts and vaults opened by federal investigators, who have found over four million dollars (in US currency!) the possession of which she will have to justify.

    http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1918534-...a-kirchner-habia-mas-de-4-millones-de-dolares

    Also, today there was a demonstration against the sudden idiotic increase in utility rates announced by the government for the hitherto subsidized urban areas.

    http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1918519-...-el-tarifazo-en-distintos-puntos-de-la-ciudad
     
  10. Agent327

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    Is it too much to ask to actually link to news? Just wondering.
     
  11. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    Epf… redacted in readable English? Mostly no. In Spanish, let me see… just added two.
     
  12. chijohnaok

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    Maybe she ran a lemonade stand or did some babysitting when she was younger? ;)
     
  13. Agent327

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    Oh, this is the Latino news for Latinos only thread? My bad.
     
  14. chijohnaok

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    El Presidente Maduro has now decreed that citizens may be forced out into the farm fields to help solve the country's food shortages.

    http://money.cnn.com/2016/07/29/news/economy/venezuela-decree-farm-labor/

    Article continued at above link.
     
  15. BirraImperial

    BirraImperial Pura Vida!

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    So Maduro has efectively succeeded in turning the country into another North Korea...Long live El Presidente!


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
     
  16. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    No, by all means not… but there're some relatively new restrictions on posting in other languages or linking to articles in such, and most of my sources are in Spanish, which offers far more depth of analysis and comprehension than msot international English-language media.
    I'll try to provide more sources in English in the future, even if I have to read the same news twice.
     
  17. ReindeerThistle

    ReindeerThistle Zimmerwald Left

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    Hahahahahahahahaha!

    Try again...

    Did Venezuela Reinstate Slavery—Or Find How to Grow More Food?

    Never trust CNN to tell the truth. According to a CNN interview with the head of the FBI's NY bureau chief, my organizations represent the most dangerous threat to the US system.

    Well, that's probably true.

    But Maduro is not force-marching people into the fields a la Pol Pot.

    Read the rest of the article, btw.
     
  18. plarq

    plarq Crazy forever

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    Your organization is less threatening than the Islamic terrorists and far-right white supremacists.
     
  19. ReindeerThistle

    ReindeerThistle Zimmerwald Left

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    Not according to the FBI.

    However, the threats you describe are miniscule. More Americans were killed by toddlers than ISIS militants this year.

    China, btw, is considered the US' biggest military threat.

    To be attacked by the enemy is a good thing.

    #socialismo o muerte!
     
  20. plarq

    plarq Crazy forever

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    FBI did have dossiers for those white supremacist and other homeland based extremism. The major reason why FBI cares about it because of large following and high potential followers. KKK>Communists.
     

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