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Nicolas Maduro is right: it is possible to stand up to US imperialism

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23.09.2021

In an address to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro condemned the United States’ “criminal” sanctions against his country, as well as the ongoing embargo against Cuba, and called on the world to reject US hegemony in favor of a multipolar world order.

Striking a defiant tone, Maduro said Venezuela would this year move from “resistance” to “recovery” and praised the ongoing dialogue with the opposition that is taking place with Norwegian mediation. This showed, he concluded, that ​​“it is possible to confront imperial aggressions.

And, as far as left-wing leaders who are standing up to Washington’s centuries-long death grip over Latin America go, Maduro is certainly not alone in thinking this.

Earlier this month, at a summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Mexico, participants discussed the future of the Organization of American States (OAS) – a Cold War relic created by the United States to thwart the spread of communism in Latin America. It has since revealed itself countless times as a blunt instrument of US imperialism over the region through so-called “election monitoring,” which is a euphemism for brazen election interference.

At least that’s what one can conclude from a study conducted by the University of Salamanca, in Spain, and published by Bolivian Attorney General........

© RT.com


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