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Anoosha Boralessa

633 articles
 
Brazil and Lula: Between sovereignty, constituent power and might Panama (Panama) | 6 April 2018
There is nothing new about what is happening today in Brazil where President Dilma Roussef was impeached by the Senate and “Lula” da Silva, the former president who is aspiring once again to be elected president, is very soon to be put in jail. There is no novelty because other Latin American leaders have been removed from power in this way, violating popular sovereignty. This method is being applied, perhaps with greater finesse, throughout the rest of the world. Thus it was used in Iran – when the former president Mahmud Ahmadinejad tried to stand in the Presidential elections – and in France, where the candidacy of a former Prime Minister was blown to bits by a series of accusations and judicial proceedings taken against him only days of the Presidential Elections. In each of these instances, the Judicial System was manipulated to work against People’s (...)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Venezuela, an impossible intervention Panama (Panama) | 3 March 2018
After violently criticizing the Venezuelan government and its president Nicolás Maduro, after making a further request for the presidential election to be brought forward, the Lima Group, which consists of 12 states, all of which are members of the Organization of American States (OAS), has now made a statement against the early presidential election that Caracas has just called for. This inconsistency on the part of the Lima Group is part of the US’s international campaign against the Bolivarian Republic. A psy-ops seeking to make us think that the country of Hugo Chávez is sinking; that a humanitarian crisis has erupted there on a scale that opens the door to the legitimacy of “humanitarian intervention”. A diplomat from Panama, Julio Yao presents a series of arguments to negate (...)