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By @telesurenglish
Venezuela has emerged from the US attacks on its electrical system.
By @MaxBlumenthal
Terrible news for Little @marcorubio @AmbJohnBolton & Guadio’s gang, but great news for the people of Caracas:

The city’s free Metro system is coming back on line as Venezuela recovers from its curiously timed electricity outages.
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English only people are likely missing what is happening at the #Colombia-#Venezuela border. It was closed on Feb 23 to avoid US aggression and false flags. Since then food prices dropped making Venezuelans very happy. But Cúcuta (Colombia) lives from smuggling and is now dying
This is quite impressive, because in only 8 days Venezuela has slowed down the inflation. As @rmenendezp and @pasquicurcio have always said, extraction of currency and subsidised products to Colombia is one of the keys of the economic war from the US.
This can sound like a paradox, because we’re being told by western media that #Venezuela is in crisis and we never hear that Cúcuta is in one of the poorest regions of Colombia. It only survives thanks to the black market from smuggling almost free gasoline from Venezuela
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By @BenjaminNorton
Reporting from International People's Assembly in Venezuela. President Maduro about to speak…
By @DidjaThinktwice
#RWO Real People with Real Values rising up for Real Democracy
"People in 150 cities around the world oppose US intervention in Venezuela"
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It is D-day in #Venezuela 🇻🇪. Thousands of Venezuelan volunteers will try to get humanitarian aid across the border as #Maduro has closed all border crossings with 🇨🇴🇧🇷🇳🇱-🇨🇼.

Protesters at the Simon Bolivar bridge near #Cúcuta are trying to cross over from the Colombian side.
#Venezuela 🇻🇪: At least 3 National Guards soldiers have already defected from the #Maduro regime this morning, heading into #Colombia
#Venezuela 🇻🇪: National Guard blocking the border with #Brazil in Gran Sabana (#Bolivar state). The mayor of municipality calls on the soldiers to open the border and let the humanitarian aid come in.
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The Venezuelan people are early up and running, and are already close to the borders in #Venezuela and #Colombia.
#Update: First clashes and riots in #Ureña in #Venezuela what borders with #Colombia. Video Credit: @StePozzebon
#Breaking: One border crossing in #Venezuela into #Colombia has fallen!. One protestor injured! Two Venezuelan National Guard soldiers are also injured. #23Feb Video Credit: @VictoriaInojosa
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#Venezuela 🇻🇪: #VenezuelaAidLive is about to kick off in #Cúcuta (#Colombia) as thousands of people are gathering at the main stage.

Important figures like OAS Secretary General @Almagro_OEA2015, Colombian President @IvanDuque & billionaire @richardbranson are at the border
#Venezuela 🇻🇪: The #VenezuelaAidLive concert can be watched live here on YouTube
#Venezuela 🇻🇪: the #VenezuelaAidLive concert is taking place just meteres from the 🇻🇪-🇨🇴 border bridge which the #Maduro regime blocked with trucks
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#Breaking: Just in - clashes between teachers and Bolivarian National Police trying to cross in #Colombia to prevent teachers from bringing in humanitarian aid Colombia into #Venezuela from the centres of aid stockpiles in #Cúcuta.
#Update: Teachers and drivers came to the border of #Colombia near the town of #Cúcuta to demand the entry of humanitarian aid in #Venezuela. On the way, 15 teachers and 6 drivers were detained by police officers.
#Update: Around 200 Teachers at the border of #Colombia near the town of #Cúcuta over in #Venezuela are protesting peacefully and marching, demanding the entry of humanitarian aid into the country.
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