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.@USAfricaCommand Gen Thomas Waldhauser & @Southcom Adm Craig Faller about to testify before the #SASC

Lawmakers already asking about growing influence of #Russia #China in their regions, as well as need to keep the pressure up on terrorism
"Overall US strategic interests in #Africa are very clear" per @USAfricaCommand's Gen Waldhauser "Prevent the undermining of our alliances or destabilization of African nations,counter violent extremist organizations,decrease the potential for Africa to become a failed continent"
"Persistent pressure on #alShabaab #ISIS & #alQaida associated groups remains necessary to prevent this destabilization" per @USAfricaCommand's Gen Waldhauser
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What the mainstream media won’t tell you about the man at the centre of the US-backed #VenezuelaCoup.
#rte #BBC #UTV #ch4 #VM1 #Tg4 #Newstalk ...
#Guaido thecanary.co/global/world-a…
An uncritical MSM with no memory is critical for US foreign policy ...
None of them remember the WMD'S anymore ...
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President Iván Duque of Colombia announced that Colombian authorities had reactivated arrest warrants for members of the ELN leadership and had asked #Cuba, where 10 members are based, to extradite them. @BenKTallmadge @MadAddictSport @almostjingo
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1.#Putin’s preference for #Trump over other #USA presidents is also pivotal to the oil diplomacy between #Russia and #Cuba. The ‘America First’ doctrine has opened #Russia to advance its geo strategic interests in #Cuba

#Trump #Russia #Cuba #Putin #TrumpRussiaConspiracy
2.The Americas has become a region of economic significance for #Russia ,In countries such as #Cuba, #Mexico, #Venezuela, #Brazil, and #Argentina, especially for #Russian Energy companies

#Trump #Russia #Cuba #Putin #TrumpRussiaConspiracy

bloomberg.com/view/articles/…
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Failed Coup in #Venezuela, #US involved?
Jan 22, 2019
U.S. VP #MikePence released a video message in support of the Venezuelan protesters & underline US backing for unelected right-wing opposition leader #JuanGuaido.
Violence in #Venezuela intensifies as #US backs non-elected leader
Jan 22, 2019
Venezuela's Security Forces have detained 27 members of the National Guard caught stealing arms, accusing them of trying to stage a violent #uprising against the #Maduro's govt.

#RegimeChange #BigOil
DEVELOPING STORY👇Turmoil in #Venezuela:
"Unrest is direct result of #US meddling" ~ Radio host Comissiong
Jan 23, 2019
Two people reportedly killed in on-going #protests in Venezuela against President #Maduro.

#RegimeChange #BigOil #USMeddling #Democracy
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March to restore constitutional order & democracy in #Venezuela set to begin at 10am #Caracas time (9am Eastern in the U.S.).
Important to know context behind todays events. They are entirely rooted in the constitution of #Venezuela 1/4
The “election” held by Maduro was not constitutionally valid;therefore Maduro is not a legitimate President

Under Constitution when a vacancy exists in the Presidency,the President of National Assembly assumes role of President & within 45 days calls for new elections 2/4
Todays protests are not simply people trying to get rid of a dictator. These marches are asking the military & other organisms of government to recognize the legitimate government as prescribed by the Constitution they swore to uphold. 3/4
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#ObamaCare is still Alive. It is not Dead.. wtf.. #RepealObamaCare #ReplaceObamaCare with New Healthcare insurance
@realDonaldTrump @arresthrc @madmandave1011 #QArmy
#EasterIsland one of the Oldest Islands with Giant Gods. #Mysterys of the #World
@arresthrc @madmandave1011 #GreatAwakening
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#Venezuela 🇻🇪: today #Maduro is being inaugurated for a second term following "elections" which were internationally condemned for being unfair.

Leaders of other authoritarian or leftist Latin-American states such as #Cuba, #Nicaragua and #Bolivia are present at the event
#Venezuela 🇻🇪: as #Maduro is being inaugurated pro-regime collectivos are touring the center of #Caracas, passing by the National Assembly in order to intimidate the opposition
#Venezuela 🇻🇪: #Maduro is becoming increasingly isolated as #Peru and #Paraguay have broken all diplomatic ties with his regime in protest of last year's "elections".

The #OAS has also voted not to recognize his presidency as it enters a second term.
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Counting down The Top Ten Worst UN Moments of 2018.
10. Report of Alfred de Zayas, first UN rights expert to visit #Venezuela, portrayed the Maduro regime as a victim—the West being the perpetrator—and failed to mention the term “political prisoners” once. unwatch.org/top-10-worst-u…
9. #Turkey’s Erdogan regime—which arrests, jails & persecutes human rights activists, journalists, and dissidents—was elected Vice-Chair of @UN Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, which oversees the activity of human rights activists at the UN. unwatch.org/top-10-worst-u…
8. The UN let #Cuba cheat on a mandatory review of its human rights record by submitting hundreds of fake NGO submissions hailing the repressive regime's human rights record—including submissions from the "Cuban Federation of Canine Sports" & the "Cuban Plastic Surgery Society."
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"To call #Israel's democracy'#Apartheid' is an insult to all those who really experienced it."👈TYPICAL CRUEL & DISINGENUOUS LIE‼️
DEBUNKED BY #NelsonMandela & #SouthAfrican Freedom Fighters ON POSTS THAT WILL FOLLOW NEXT BELOW⏬
(Israel's Apartheid Laws: bdsmovement.net/news/israels-s…)
#NelsonMandela Speaking on #Palestine, #YasserArafat [Extracts]
"We identify with the PLO, because just like ourselves, they are fighting for the right of self-determination."
1990 Town Hall Meeting with Nelson Mandela on #Palestine, #Cuba and other issues
👉#SouthAfrica compares #Israel to Nazis,cites Rabbi in #UNHRC #Gaza debate
"Mr President, S.Africans under #apartheid have experienced what we're witnessing happening in Gaza,we had a govt at war with its children & bend in dehumanizing African ppl ..."👏
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.@CubacooperaCu tiene en su sitio web un menú que anuncia #datos y #estadísticas (buen primer paso, debería ser más común en sitios web de #Cuba), pero... (hilo)
(hilo) cuando entramos a ese menú vemos que uno de los dos conjuntos de datos no es sobre cooperación médica cubana, sino la típica ficha de país que puedes encontrar en Wikipedia o el Banco Mundial (población, superficie, etc)
(hilo) la otra entrada sí incluye datos de cooperación...
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(Ya empezamos). A las siete de la mañana es súper urgente es decir que se va a respetar a los "más necesitados". "Sabemos aunque duele hasta decirlo los más pobres entre los pobres son los indígenas de México". Y que va a ayudarlos.

No hay cómos. #ConferenciaPresidente
Ay no, va a hablar otra vez de Ayotzinapa. (Vaya que le dolió eso en la #tomadeprotesta). Informa comisiones y nombramientos. Nada nuevo bajo el sol. #ConferenciaPresidente
(Desarrollando un nuevo respeto a los colegas que vienen y cubren esto todos los días).
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Last year, UN Human Rights Council "Special Rapporteur" Philip Alston investigated America's failed social justice system, and now he's examining Britain. Meanwhile, the only UNHRC Special Rapporteurs who've reported on Cuba & Venezuela, praised their social justice systems.
They may point to real problems, but it's clear these UNHRC experts seek to impose their own far-left economic policies by declaring that these are obligations of international human rights law. But in real life, millions have fled the countries that they hold up as models.
Here's how the system works:
1. Tyrannies go along in creating UN mandates to attack the West.
2. Social justice groups critical of the West feed their reports to the UN monitors & invite them to visit.
3. Tyrannies & social justice warriors both win; world's worst victims lose.
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Hoy estamos leyendo el informe de la @FAO sobre seguridad alimentaria (2018) y queremos compartir nuestras notas sobre #Cuba, el país con menos % hambre de América Latina y el Caribe, empatado en la primera posición con Brasil y Uruguay (hilo)
(hilo) Esta tabla muestra el % de la población subalimentada (izquierda) y los totales netos (derecha) en millones de personas
(hilo) Para que sea más fácil distinguir los máx y mín, reordenamos los países de acuerdo con los valores, en lugar de usar el orden alfabético de la tabla original.
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Con el "habano-centrismo" que caracteriza a nuestros medios de prensa se dio la noticia de que la Universidad de La Habana mejoró su posición en el ranking @TopUnis de Latinoamérica, sin que mencionaran, siquiera como contexto, a las demás universidades cubanas en la lista (hilo)
Seis universidades de #Cuba son monitoreadas y ranqueadas en este índice desde 2013: #UH @UOCuba @CujaeRedsocial @UCLVCU @ucfgos @univholguinera
(hilo) Quienes deseen pueden descargar la tabla de puntuaciones aquí docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d…
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First time in a decade: UN to debate condemnation of #Cuba's human rights abuses, in 8 amendments presented by USA. Here are the 8 reasons why Cuban human rights activists love @NikkiHaley:

1. "Expressing serious concern over Cuba's complete absence of judicial independence..."
2. "Expressing serious concern that in Cuba the absence of women from the most
powerful decision-making bodies severely undermines the [UN's declared goal] to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by countering deeply rooted gender-based discrimination..."
3. "Expressing serious concern that in Cuba [there is a] trade union monopoly of the
Central Union of Cuban Workers, a prohibition on the right to strike, restrictions on collective bargaining and agreements..."
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A propósito de las nuevas regulaciones de viajes #Cuba - #Panamá, hemos visto un error en algunos medios de prensa que hablan de más de 71000 cubanos visitando Panamá en 2017, cuando la cifra correcta es solo alrededor de la mitad de eso: unos 35900 (hilo)
(hilo) Creemos que la equivocación puede venir de sumar entradas + salidas:
35968 entradas + 35806 salidas = 71774 viajes

...y como cualquiera sabe, ir y venir de un lugar no te convierte en 2 viajeros 😁
(hilo) Otra posible explicación es que alguien haya tomado el 71774 que Panamá publica como total para Cuba sin fijarse que el indicador se llama "Movimientos migratorios por PCM" (Puntos de Control Migratorio) o sea, movimientos de entrada o salida, que tampoco = cant. personas
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“Now, #doctors and #scientists say such unconventional weapons may have caused the baffling symptoms and ailments that, starting in late 2016, hit more than three dozen American diplomats and family members in #Cuba and #China.”

#microwave
#Sonic
“…study’s lead author & director of Center for #BrainInjury & Repair at UPenn, said in a recent interview that #microwaves were now considered a main suspect & the team was increasingly sure the #diplomats suffered brain injury.

nyti.ms/2N8M9rL?smid=n…

“…Air Force scientists sought to beam comprehensible speech into heads of adversaries. Their novel approach won a patent in 2002, update in 2003. In a twist, #2003contract was awarded to #microwave experts who had emigrated to US from #Russia & #Ukraine.”
nyti.ms/2N8M9rL?smid=n…
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(1) #DOS #FBI #DOJ #USMIL know exactly what weapons were used on the #Diplomats in #Cuba and #China.

Indeed, one can buy them here in the USA on the internet, and the #DirectedEnergyWeapons platform(s) governments have at their disposal are even more sophisticated.
(2) These weapons can be deployed from satellites, aircraft, and vehicles.

They can be mounted on towers and structures, and and also come in hand-held models.

Unfortunately folks, as the #FBI #DHS #NSA #DIA #GIA #USMIL already know, #5G "communications" systems ....
(3) can be weaponized to do the same damage that the more portable units can do. These systems go by a variety of names and operate via a variety of electromagnetic and radiological mechanisms.

They also have devastating physical, psychological and physiological effects ....
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1) CDC joins investigation into ‘sonic attacks’ in Cuba & China. I hope the new CDC director is on the up and up, because others weren't. Add to this, Kenneth Merten is joining the task force. Does @SecPompeo know that Merten is still a Clinton lapdog?
mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-…
2) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has joined the investigation into the sonic incidents that have injured U.S. diplomats and have confounded U.S. officials and scientists since first discovered last year in Cuba.
3) Ambassador Kenneth Merten, an acting principal deputy assistant secretary of State, told the House Foreign Affairs Committee Wednesday that the CDC has joined a task force created by Secretary of State @SecPompeo that is investigating the unexplained health incidents.
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Hilo, para los expertos petroleros: @PDVSA envió 11.071.197 barriles de crudo (Mesa, Merey, Ural) a #Cuba, entre 3 julio 2017 y 21 marzo 2018. Cuánto le costó eso a #Venezuela?
@PDVSA envió equivalente a 1.091.000 barriles en gas (LNG) a #Cuba, entre 12 enero 2018 y 20 de marzo 2018.
@PDVSA envió 1.395.771 barriles de productos refinados (Jet A1, Base Oil, Artur) a #Cuba, entre el 19 julio 2017 y 5 marzo 2018.
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Farce: Meet the 2018 membership of the @UNHumanRights Council.
unwatch.org/farce-u-n-s-20…
Member 1: Democratic Republic of Congo.
Expertise in human rights: suppression of opposition; torture; arbitrary arrests; civil war; extrajudicial killings; massacres by government forces; violence against women; child soldiers.
Member 2: #Qatar
Expertise in human rights: Exploitation & abuse of 2 million migrant workers; no political parties; women subjected to discrimination, denied basic rights to equality; finances terrorism by ISIS & Hamas.
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I've been trying to figure out what the "Intelligence-Gathering Vessel" was that the @RoyalNavy (infuriatingly) wouldn't name or post pictures of that crossed the English Channel on Christmas Eve. Because of the timing, I strongly suspected it was the Viktor Leonov AGI. #SpyShip
I can now say, with a high degree of confidence, a Russian Navy AGI stopped in Trinidad & Tabago 2018-01-11 to restock, and they have likely left by now. I suspect, but cannot yet confirm, that AGI is the Viktor Leonov|Виктор Леонов, the Vishnya-class intelligence ship. #SpyShip
You may remember the collective freak-out when there was a Russian Navy intelligence gathering vessel off the US East Coast last Feb-Mar. That info was Secret(or higher)-classified Navy intelligence, leaked by the Pentagon, but there was no investigation or pursuit of the leaker.
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