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At #EasterVigil in #Nicaragua, @silviojbaez tells people: "The historical moment that our country is living, tinged with tears and blood and with such an uncertain horizon, seems more full of sadness, pessimism and death than life and hope" (CNS photo/Reuters) 1/5
This is last Easter in Nicaragua for awhile for @silviojbaez. He has faced increasing death threats and #PopeFrancis asked him to come to the Vatican. At vigil: "As believers enlightened by the Risen One, we cannot fall into fatalism or let fatigue or despair overpower us." 2/5
"Let us not settle for living in a social sepulcher. Let us dream of a new country & commit ourselves to building it, enlightened by the paschal faith, supported by the power of the Lord who lives in our history." @silviojbaez #EasterVigil. Thx to @carmelitequotes translation 3/5
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It’s a HUGE chess game. Each piece has it’s part. For example, it LOOKS as if Trump is suddenly interested in slamming #Mexico with tariffs instead of building a wall. Think what these tariff will do to Mexico. $25.00 per car. Cars sold around the world. And one cannot exactly
2/ hide the cars one ships. If #Mexico doesn’t fall in line in the next week or so (yes, Trump said YEAR, but look at #NorthKorea ) he effectively watches Mexico go up in smoke. He already froze payments to #ElSalvador #Nicaragua & #Guatemala
3/ This is the same guy who finished off the guys OBAMA was supporting: #ISIS I don’t doubt he will get it all done. But keep in mind there is a lot of distraction going on. Just know the main guy never loses sight of the ball.
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1.#BernieSanders has been and is a collaborator and member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA).

DSA the largest socialist organization in the #UnitedStates and the principal U.S. affiliate of Socialism.

#BernieSanders #KurtStand #Communism #VettingBernie #Espionage
2. One of #BernieSanders most questionable supporters and also member of the DSA is #KurtStand, a communist spy for the #SovietUnion (later #Russia) and #EastGermany sentenced to prison in 1998 released in 2012

#BernieSanders #KurtStand #Communism #VettingBernie #Espionage
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By @kthalps
I'm unlocking this patreon ep w @MaxBlumenthal bc, scarily enough, the same media & libs who call Trump a megalomaniac w/ dementia, want him to oversee regime change in #Venezuela. Speaking of which happy 16 year anniversary of the invasion of🇮🇶soundcloud.com/katie-halper/u…
By @HOVcampaign
Granada, Spain, March 21, against imperialist intervention in Venezuela #HandsOffVenezuela #ManosFueraDeVenezuela #6AñosPorLaPazYLaVida
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El operativo policial realizado en #Nicaragua, que en #Managua impidió el desarrollo de la movilización opositora para exigir la liberación de los presos políticos, dejó al menos 165 detenidos y 6 heridos. Abrimos hilo para denunciar represión de ayer del Estado nicaragüense.👇🏾
Desde temprano, la Policía Nacional se ubicó con actitud intimidatoria en las calles de #Managua. Cerca del horario de la marcha, un gran operativo policial destinado a detener y reprimir persiguió a manifestantes incluso en centros comerciales. #Nicaragua #ProtestarEsUnDerecho
El despliegue policial incluyó detenciones practicadas por agentes que iban vestidos de civil, sin identificación apropiada que indicara a qué fuerza de seguridad pertenecían. #ProtestarEsUnDerecho #Nicaragua
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Hilo: voy a contar x aquí algunos puntos q iba a tratar en @OEA_oficial mañana. Iba a arrancar con este gráfico, q ilustra ingreso de @PDVSA x venta de petróleo, entre 2001-16 (fuente balances auditados @PDVSA)
Como podrán observar, ingreso de @PDVSA representa unos 13 Plan Marshall, y casi tres veces lo destinado por el gobierno americano al TARP (busquenlo en Google). Es decir, con 13 veces más de lo q costó la reconstrucción de 18 países europeos, el chavismo nos dejo 👇👇
Con casi tres veces más de lo costó reflotar la mayor economía del mundo, el chavismo logró depauperar a #Venezuela, al punto que 3,4 millones de venezolanos han decidido abandonar -en muchos casos A PIE- el país.
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Hola les voy hacer un hilo para intentar explicar a grandes rasgos que es lo que ha estado pasando en #Venezuela y el por qué de su crisis, síganme @Poeta70 @ma_osuna7 @danimede94 @vamoluda @jcordoba3 #Historia #hilosdehistoria
La historia de #Venezuela estará ligada su riqueza mineral, aunque parezca paradójico el ser un país lleno de #petróleo #oro y minerales será un factor determinante para la actual crisis económica. #hilosdehistoria
#Historia
En 1910 se descubre #petróleo en #Venezuela y en menos de una década el país se convierte en uno de los mayores exportadores de este mineral, haciendo que haya una gran bonanza, se pague la deuda externa y se convierta en la nación más boyante de américa latina #hilosdehistoria
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#Immigrant felons come from #ElSalvador #Guatemala #Nicaragua & #Mexico The seeds were planted in 2014 by Obama. The Caravans are carrying BUBONIC PLAGUE, LEPROSY, TYPHUS, malaria, STD’s, HIV, PNEUMONIA,DIPTHERIA, measles (There is a State of Emergency right now in Oregon)
2/ TUBERCULOSIS, Mumps, rubella, POLIO, & a flesh eating bacteria, as well as an eye disease affecting children the CDC cannot name or treat. The #illegals put their children in our PUBLIC SCHOOLS. This is not a HEALTH CRISES, it’s a WMD. The CDC predicts 50% of our
3/ population could be affected by airborne diseases. Flying anywhere? Who is on that plane & where did they come from? TUBERCULOSIS alone could cripple our economy. creators.com/read/walter-wi…
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By @FrPinillos
Guterrez Secretary General of the UN affirms that by decision of the majority of the UN Assembly & its Security Council can only recognize Nicolás Maduro as legitimate president of Venezuela
How should be
#VenezuelaSeRespeta
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canarias-semanal.org/art/24513/gute…
📢📢Video Extremely important📹. ‼️I advise everyone to watch this video‼️.🧐
👉🏼It explains very well the attempted coup in Venezuela by the US do not start now, it started a few years ago👈🏼😲😠😡🤬
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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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Pablo Bustinduy denounces those in #Spain and else where who support the Coup in #Venezuela. "No one who supports a military coup or a war in Venezuela can call themselves a Democrat" (THREAD) #VenezuelaDoesNotBow #WeAreMaduro #YankeeGoHome #HandsOffVenezuela #WWIII
I am about to translate his full speech in English. For the original Spanish, go here : pressenza.com/es/2019/01/bus…
"Pablo Bustinduy makes a lucid analysis of the situation in #Venezuela during his speech in the Congress of Deputies, calling the dialogue of the parties to the conflict,"
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1.#BernieSanders went to University of #Chicago, where he was a member of the Young People's Socialist League, in attached interview he gives his reasons for joining.

#Bernie2020 #NeverBernie #CrushBernie

2.#BernieSanders started his Political "Activism" in the Liberty Union Party in #Vermont

Liberty Union Party platform attached

#Bernie2020 #NeverBernie #CrushBernie

libertyunionparty.org/?page_id=5
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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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#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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53 journalists have been killed in line of duty worldwide this year.

Read their names and stories in the following thread. #pressfreedom
Unknown assailants on January 13 killed veteran journalist Carlos Domínguez Rodríguez (77) while he was driving through the city of Nuevo Laredo in Mexico’s Tamaulipas state near the Texas border.

Suspected source of fire: government officials

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Jefferson Pureza Lopes was assassinated on the night of January 17 in #Brazil’s Goiás state, located southwest of Brasilia.

Lopes was at his home in Edealina, a town of around 4,000 people, when 2 men with motorcycles shot him dead as he was watching TV.
cpj.org/data/people/je…
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.@CIDH @IACHumanRights thread follows, describing CONTEXT of more human rights abuses violating rights to #FreedomOfSpeech #FreedomOfThePress #FreedomofExpression #PeacefulAssembly & #PoliticalParticipation by the general public in #Nicaragua #StandUp4HumanRights @xiskya @bfraze
.@CIDH
Esta mañana, varías patrullas policiales se apostaron frente a las instalaciones del canal @100noticiasni, donde trabaja el periodista Jaime Arellano, quien informó públicamente a la Policía Nacional sobre la realización de una marcha de protesta este domingo. (2)
.@CIDH
Además, #MESENI recibió denuncias sobre la presencia de patrullas policiales frente a la casa de Juan Sebastián Chamorro, quien informó junto al periodista Jaime Arellano, en una nota presentada a las autoridades, sobre la marcha del próximo domingo en Managua. (3)
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CONTEXT @IACHumanRights warns of new wave of repression in #Nicaragua
"... the IACHR notes with concern the aggressions and acts of harassment committed against members of the #CatholicChurch in Nicaragua."
THREAD - PRESS RELEASE 1/7
oas.org/en/iachr/media…
@bfraze @fidesorg
CONTEXT @IACHumanRights press release: "On 3 September, the bishop of the Diocese of Matagalpa, Rolando Álvarez, was insulted and harassed by pro-government groups at a police checkpoint in the presence of State agents."
2/7
@bfraze @fidesorg
CONTEXT @IACHumanRights press release: "On 9 September, pro-government elements broke into the church of La Merced in Granada, insulting and threatening the priest who officiated at the Mass."
3/7
@bfraze @fidesorg
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After six months of political crisis and high levels of violence in #Nicaragua, the @IACHR has registered 325 deaths, including those of 21 police officers. Repression and violence cannot be the response of a democratic state to the demands of its people.
#MESENI of the @IACHR registered the death of 24 children and adolescents. The Commission calls on the state to disclose information about the investigations pertaining to these deaths as well as in regards to the total number of deaths in #Nicaragua.
In #Nicaragua over 300 persons are currently detained due to incidents related to the protests: 8 of whom are beneficiaries of precautionary measures. @IACHR documented unfounded charges and observed non-compliance when it comes to the right to a fair trial of those prosecuted.
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#Nicaragua se encuentra en una total división entre opositores y simpatizantes de #DanielOrtega. Centenares de familias piden justicia por las víctimas violentadas durante las protestas que se han convertido en hechos represivos. | #SOSNicaragua #ITVX
Un intento de reforma en abril de 2018 al Instituto Nicaragüense del Seguro Social en #Nicaragua, desató una serie de violentas manifestaciones que hasta la fecha son el motivo de la grave crisis de represión en el país centroamericano. | #SOSNicaragua #ITVX
La crisis sociopolítica en #Nicaragua ha dejado, un saldo cerca de los 500 muertos y 4 mil heridos, según informó la Asociación Nicaragüense Pro Derechos Humanos (@ANPDHPresidenci) en un estudio. | #SOSNicaragua #ITVX
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Today’s the 39 anniversary of the Sandinista revolution. Managua is out to celebrate the apparent defeat of a soft coup that paralyzed #Nicaragua. I’m here to document a side of the story omitted by Western media. A thread follows on some of what I’ve learned. Vid & print later.
Yesterday I visited Radio Ya, private leftist radio station that is top rated in Managua and supplied social services to locals regardless of their politics. It was burned to the ground by the opposition. 22 staffers escaped with their lives.
Staff of @nuevaya work out of a small makeshift office now. Those working the night shift must sleep in to avoid right-wing violence. “We are hunted by hit men,” station director Denis Schwartz told me. Its sports reporters were recently accosted by gunmen on motorcycles.
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Anexo (85) #Nicaragua #Mayo #2018
Francisco Uriel Molina, franciscano, adepto de la Teología de Liberación (#jesuita) es miembro de la "comisión de la verdad" para "investigar" muertes de manifestaciones.

Los nicaragüenses serán engañados, esa comisión no defiende la verdad.
Anexo (86) #Colombia Gustavo #Petro dice "esto pasa por estudiar teología".

Y se refiere a cuando estudiaba TEOLOGÍA de la LIBERACIÓN (invento #jesuita) en el colegio La Salle de Zipaquirá, cerca de Bogotá.

Detrás de un comunista o guerrillero hay casi siempre un #jesuita
Anexo (87) #Bilderberg2018
Por primera vez en 66 años de creación de #Bilderberg ,fue invitado el Secretario de Estado del Vaticano, el cardenal Pietro Parolin.

Esto ocurre precisamente cuando los #jesuitas sostienen el poder en la "Santa Sede".
#TomeNota
iluminaciones.web2meet.net/bilderberg-201…
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Manifestantes "pacíficos" que tienen apoyo y cobertura de EEUU y la Iglesia Católica, disparando contra policías en las "protestas" en Managua (Nicaragua)
Esta es la oposición pacífica con la que EL PAÍS, la SER y Antena3 quiere que simpatices. Cuando los medios dulcifican una protesta, sospecha. Siempre
"Manifestantes" de la oposición nicaragüense esa tan pacífica y chupi que dice EL PAIS, La Sexta y Antena3, atacan una caravana sandinista y matan a un civil, militante del partido de izquierdas. Decenas de heridos. Hola, @amnistiaespana

Silencio
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An informational thread on the events currently happening in Nicaragua to inform English speakers and countries overseas. Twitter do your thing and spread the news. Don’t let them silence us.

#SOSNicaragua #Nicaragua #NicaraguaSOS
Nicaragua is practically under a dictatorship by the FSLN (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional), and the current president has been in power since 2007 (he was also previously in power from 1979 to 1990). Despite this we still continued to be a country with many liberties.
However during the past weeks, things have changed due to a massive fire that burned up an important biological reserve.
The gov. was clearing land at the time to build roads and it’s not hard to guess the wildfire was caused by their own loss of control. They denied this claim
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Real interference in election:
#Lebanon, 1950s: CIA provided funds to support the campaigns of Camille Chamoun & selected parliamentary candidates; other funds were targeted against candidates who had shown less than total enchantment with US interference. williamblum.org/aer/read/156
Real interference in election campaigns:
#Indonesia, 1955:
A million dollars were dispensed by the CIA to a centrist coalition’s electoral campaign in a bid to cut into the support for President #Sukarno’s party and the Indonesian #Communist_Party. williamblum.org/aer/read/156
#Vietnam, 1955:
The US was instrumental in South Vietnam canceling the elections scheduled to unify North and South because of the certainty that the North Vietnamese communist leader, Ho Chi Minh, would easily win. williamblum.org/aer/read/156
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