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Flugennock's Latest'n'Greatest: "Axis Of Resistance"

From DC's anarchist cartoonist, Mike Flugennock - "Axis Of Resistance" Cuba hanging tough, helping vaccinate the world, getting solidarity and help from all over; Bolivia bouncing that fascist hag Añez; Sandanistas standing firm against US-backed "SOS" astroturf; Venezuela clapping back at US-backed provocateurs and third-rate wannabe Jack Ryans; Peru tossing Fujimori... yeah, these are the kind of "red states" I like. 11x13 inch medium-res color .j...
Tags: Comics, US, Peru, Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia, Fujimori, Mike Rhode, Mike Flugennock, Sandanistas, Jack Ryans

Children, Work and Venezuela Girls

Vasini began her modeling career at age 16 for Maracaibo-based designer Miriam Rodriguez. She is Best known for her participation in the Hispanoamericana pageant, held in Santa Cruz, Bolivia On October 29, 2009. Not solely she is gorgeous but also very educated and talented. By the best one of the prettiest Venezuelan woman throughout long time is considered Chikinkira Delgado (actress, TV presenter, model, first runner-up Miss Venezuela 1990). Like many others she appeared on the screen after s...
Tags: Sales, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Wilmer Valderrama, Bogota, Caracas, Virgin Mary, Willy Wonka, Venezuela Colombia, Maracaibo, Santa Cruz Bolivia, Sony Entertainment Television, Miriam Rodriguez, Genesis Rodriguez, Entrance Posts

'Disinformation for Hire' is Becoming a Booming Industry

Sunday the BBC reported YouTube influencers were offered money to spread vaccine misinformation. But according to the New York Times, that's just the tip of the iceberg. "The scheme appears to be part of a secretive industry that security analysts and American officials say is exploding in scale: disinformation for hire: Private firms, straddling traditional marketing and the shadow world of geopolitical influence operations, are selling services once conducted principally by intelligence age...
Tags: Facebook, Youtube, Iraq, India, Israel, Tech, Bbc, New York Times, Brazil, Venezuela, Central African Republic, Oxford University, Bolivia, Platforms, Serra, Brookie

Venezuela's Maduro Aims for Dialogue With Opposition in August

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that he was aiming to begin a dialogue with the country's political opposition next...
Tags: Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Reuters, Caracas, Maduro

Iranian ships that appeared headed for Venezuela are now in Baltic Sea approaching Russia

Two Iranian ships that once appeared to be headed to Venezuela are now in the Baltic Sea approaching the Russian city of St. Petersburg, according to MarineTraffic, a website that tracks ships.
Tags: Russia, Cnn, Venezuela, Baltic Sea, St Petersburg, MarineTraffic

Venezuela's Maduro Calls Vatican Letter a 'Compendium of Hatred'

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday called a letter sent by the Vatican's foreign minister to local businesses,...
Tags: Vatican, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Reuters, Caracas, Maduro

Leeds: Man City midfielder of interest, Farid Boulaya’s agent speaks out & Casilla replacement eyed

Leeds transfer news In this article we will bring you all of today’s Leeds transfer news. Make sure to check back tomorrow for more updates. Leeds interested in Man City midfielder First up, Leeds United have been named as one of the clubs showing an interest in a Manchester City midfielder.Yangel Herrera would  sign for the Sky Blues back in 2017. However, the now 23-year-old has never actually played a game for City.He has instead be loaned out three times, including to New York City FC, who a...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Manchester City, Leeds United, West Ham, Venezuela, Man City, Leeds, Metz, New York City FC, Victor, Ligue, Kiko Casilla, FPL

Digital audiences swell, but there may be trouble ahead

Social media user growth continues, but policy changes may impact marketers’ ability to take full advantage. Despite the rapid increases in digital adoption and use that we’ve seen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic more than a year ago, the latest update in the Global Digital Reports series reveals that digital growth rates remain elevated as we move into the second half of 2021. Our Digital 2021 July Global Statshot Report – published in partnership with Hootsuite and We A...
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An assassination in Haiti shows how Colombia's war machine has gone global

A Colombian soldier guards explosives confiscated by during a raid in Palmira, Colombia. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga Haiti says 21 Colombian military veterans were involved in the assassination of President Jovenel Moise earlier this month. The former troops were working as private contractors, and their involvement reflects Colombia's prominence in the mercenary industry. See more stories on Insider's business page. BOGOTA, Colombia - Carlos Martinez joined the Colombian military at...
Tags: Washington, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, US, Trends, Colombia, Afghanistan, United States, Miami, Venezuela, Pentagon, Farc, Prince, Yemen, US Navy

Dodgers’ bats go silent against Giants’ bullpen in loss

Dodgers center fielder Cody Bellinger goes to the turn to catch a ball hit by the Giants’ Mike Yastrzemski during the second inning of Monday’s game at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Dodgers starting pitcher Tony Gonsolin throws to the plate during Monday’s game against the Giants at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) The Giants’ Buster Posey, center, is greeted by teammates as he returns to the dugout after hitting a two...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Venezuela, San Francisco Giants, Will Smith, Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Rockies, DAVE ROBERTS, Roberts, Dodgers

In Battle Over $1 Billion in Gold, UK Backs Guaido as Venezuela President

By Marc JonesLONDON (Reuters) - The British government sought to quash a bid by the Nicolas Maduro-backed Venezuelan central bank on Monday to...
Tags: UK, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Reuters, Marc JonesLONDON, Guaido

UK Reaffirms Backing for Guaido as Venezuela President Ahead of $1 Billion Gold Case

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government reiterated on Monday that it recognises opposition figure Juan Guaido as Venezuela's president, a move...
Tags: UK, London, Venezuela, Reuters, Juan Guaido, Guaido

'The Government Is Losing Ground' Residents Say as Gangs Take Territory in Venezuela's Capital

By Sarah Kinosian and Vivian SequeraCARACAS (Reuters) - "Leave the area! Get the kids out!" screamed gang members walking through western Caracas'...
Tags: Venezuela, Reuters, Vivian, Sarah Kinosian

Ally of Venezuela's Guaido Takes Refuge in Chile Diplomatic Residence

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition activist and former mayor Emilio Grateron has taken refuge in the Chilean diplomatic residence in Caracas...
Tags: Chile, Venezuela, Reuters, Caracas, Emilio Grateron

Cryptocurrencies are taking the developing world by storm, with more users now in Nigeria than in the US - 2 experts lay out how bitcoin is changing emerging-market finance

Globe Robert Alexander Insider spoke to James Butterfill from CoinShares and Marius Reitz from Luno in Africa about bitcoin in the developing world. El Salvador recently made bitcoin legal tender and other governments may follow suit. Cryptocurrencies can bring finance to the "unbanked" and help counter volatile domestic currencies, the two experts said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Cryptocurrencies have made it into the mainstream this year, wi...
Tags: Europe, Nigeria, Africa, US, Trends, Turkey, United States, Brazil, Zimbabwe, World Bank, Venezuela, El Salvador, Young, Latin America, Botswana, Mckinsey

Daily Crunch: FedEx invests $100M in Indian logistics giant Delhivery

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for July 16, 2021. A PSA: A few of us at TechCrunch took some time this week to chat about funding rounds, covering them and how startups might stand out. If that’s your sort of thing, you can check out the chat here. OK, news time! — Alex The TechCrunch Top 3 The Zomato IPO: Indian unicorn Zomato’s IPO had a good run this week,...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Asia, Newsletter, Tech, Intel, United States, Virgin Galactic, Venezuela, Tumblr, Zomato, Instacart, Paytm, Danny Crichton, Halla, Jeff Cavins

33 years after getting demolished by the US, Iran's navy is flexing its new muscles

The Iranian naval ship Makran seen near Iran's Larak Island in a satellite image taken May 10, 2021. Maxar via Reuters Thirty-three years ago, the US inflicted a devastating defeat on the Iranian navy. Since then, Iran has rebuilt and modernized its fleet, equipping it for operations on the high seas. Its progress was visible in June, when two Iranian warships sailed into the Atlantic for the first time. See more stories on Insider's business page. In June, two important events vau...
Tags: China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Iran, Syria, Ap, Atlantic, Britain, Nato, Un, Venezuela, Cuba, US Navy, Indian Ocean

Yummy raises $4M, aims to be ‘super app of Venezuela’

Yummy, a Venezuela-based delivery app on a mission to create the super app for the country, announced Friday it raised $4 million in funding to expand its dark store delivery operations across Latin America. Funding backers included Y Combinator, Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen, Canary, Hustle Fund, Necessary Ventures and the co-founders of TaskUs. The total investment includes pre-seeding capital raised in 2020. “This appears to be a contrarian bet, but Yummy has quickly become the No. 1 super ...
Tags: Food, Startups, TC, Mobile, Ecommerce, Y Combinator, Tinder, Funding, Chile, Yummy, Venture Capital, Peru, Venezuela, Food Delivery, Ecuador, Latin America

Venezuela Transit App Offers Alternative to Chaos of Caracas Buses

By Vivian SequeraCARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan transportation app is offering residents of the capital city Caracas the opportunity to find...
Tags: Venezuela, Reuters, Caracas, Vivian, Caracas Buses

Italy Has Not Yet Approved Extradition for Venezuela's Ex-Oil Minister-Lawyer

ROME (Reuters) - Italy has not yet approved a Venezuelan request for the extradition of former oil minister Rafael Ramirez, his lawyer said on...
Tags: Italy, Venezuela, ROME Reuters Italy, Rafael Ramirez

Venezuela Says Italian Court Accepts Extradition Request for Ex-Oil Minister

CARACAS (Reuters) - An Italian court on Wednesday approved an extradition request for Venezuela's former Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez, who is...
Tags: Venezuela, Reuters, Caracas, Rafael Ramirez

Iranian-American activist at center of kidnapping plot: Iran is 'scared' of me

Journalist Masih Alinejad speaks onstage at My Stealthy Freedom during Tina Brown's 7th Annual Women In The World Summit at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on April 7, 2016 in New York City. Jemal Countess/Getty Images Masih Alinejad, an Iranian-American activist, was recently at the center of a foiled kidnapping plot by the Iranian government, according to the Department of Justice. Alinejad told Insider that learning of the government's plot to kidnap her made her realize...
Tags: News, New York City, International, Trends, Iran, Brooklyn, Venezuela, Lincoln Center, Department Of Justice, Doj, US Department of Justice, David H Koch Theater, Tina Brown, Masih Alinejad, Alinejad, Speed desk

The activist Iran is accused of plotting to kidnap in NYC enraged the regime with a viral video campaign against its forced hijab laws

Masih on stage at a conference in 2018 in New York. Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Women in Cable Telecommunications The Justice Department accused Iran of an audacious plot to kidnap an activist from Brooklyn. Masih Alinejad exposed abuse in Iran and ran a viral page opposed to its compulsory hijab laws. The FBI said that Iran responded by surveiling her home and plotting to abduct her. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a Facebook post on July 10, days before details ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Human Rights, NYC, US, America, Trends, Iran, Fbi, Brooklyn, Washington Dc, News UK, Venezuela, Department Of Justice, Justice Department, Trump

United States: OFAC Authorizes Petroleum Gas Transactions Involving Venezuelan Government, PdVSA - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

OFAC authorized transactions related to the exportation or re-exportation of liquefied petroleum gas to Venezuela involving the Government of Venezuela or Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. ("PdVSA"). The authorizations run through July 8, 2022.
Tags: News, United States, Venezuela, OFAC, Taft LLP

Fleeing Hardship at Home, Bias Abroad, Venezuelans Flock to U.S.

By Sarah Kinosian and Alexandra UlmerCARACAS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Antonio joined anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela five years...
Tags: San Francisco, Venezuela, Reuters, Antonio, Sarah Kinosian, Alexandra UlmerCARACAS

Feds charge 4 in Iran in plot against US journalist, others

By Larry Neumeister | Associated Press NEW YORK — An Iranian intelligence officer and three alleged members of an Iranian intelligence network have been charged in Manhattan with plotting to lure a U.S. journalist and human rights activist from New York to Iran, authorities said Tuesday. An indictment in Manhattan federal court alleges that the plot was part of a wider plan to lure three individuals in Canada and a fifth person in the United Kingdom to Iran. Victims were also targeted in the Uni...
Tags: New York, California, France, New York City, US, Sport, Iran, Fbi, Canada, Soccer, Brooklyn, United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Manhattan, Venezuela

Four alleged Iranian spies charged in plot to kidnap US-based journalist and critic

Members allegedly explored ways to spirit journalist away by speedboat in scheme that reads like ‘far-fetch movie plot’, FBI saysFour members of an alleged Iranian spy network have been charged with plotting the kidnap of an Iranian-American journalist and activist based in New York.According to the indictment, the spy network was exploring ways to spirit the journalist from her home in Brooklyn and take her by speedboat out to sea, and then to Venezuela, which maintains friendly ties to Tehran....
Tags: New York, US, US news, Iran, Fbi, Brooklyn, US justice system, Venezuela, Tehran

‘It’s a hotbed’: Miami’s role in Haiti murder plot fits decades-long pattern

Exile communities, ready supply of military veterans, history of corrupt local politics and drugs money make city a nexus for mayhemOne of the less surprising developments in the unfolding mystery of the assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse is the central role of Miami in the whole story.For decades, Miami has been the launching pad and a byword for half-baked plots and coups – from the Bay of Pigs, the failed invasion of Cuba in 1961, to last year’s harebrained raid on Venezuela, an...
Tags: Americas, World news, US news, Miami, Venezuela, Cuba, Haiti, Jovenel Moise

‘Exile headquarters of the world’: how Miami became the nexus for an assassination plot

The city’s role in the murder of the Haitian president is no surprise given its association with other half-baked plots and coupsOne of the less surprising developments in the unfolding mystery of the assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse is the central role of Miami in the whole story.For decades, Miami has been the launching pad and a byword for half-baked plots and coups – from the Bay of Pigs, the failed invasion of Cuba in 1961, to last year’s harebrained raid on Venezuela, and n...
Tags: Americas, US news, Miami, Venezuela, Cuba, Haiti, Jovenel Moise

Venezuela opposition figure Freddy Guevara arrested

Freddy Guevara broadcast live on social media as he was arrested on a highway in Caracas.
Tags: News, Venezuela, Freddy Guevara