Articles by Leonardo Flores

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How Venezuela Is Rebuilding Its Industrial Base, One Volunteer at a Time
Leonardo Flores | Independent Media Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Apr 2021

22 Apr 2021 – An organization of 2,270 volunteer workers is helping Venezuela boost its industrial capacity, devastated by years of U.S. economic sanctions.

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The Trump Administration’s Parting Outrage against Cuba
Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores | Intrepid Report - TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Jan 2021

On 11 Jan 2021, in his final days before leaving office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo added one parting blow to the series of bludgeons his administration has inflicted on Cuba for four years: putting the island on the list of “state sponsors of terror” that includes only Iran, North Korea and Syria. The designation drew swift condemnation from policymakers and humanitarian groups.

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Venezuela’s Coronavirus Response Might Surprise Some
Leonardo Flores | Resumen - TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Mar 2020

26 Mar 2020 – Within a few hours of being launched, over 800 Venezuelans in the U.S. registered for an emergency flight from Miami to Caracas through a website run by the Venezuelan government. This flight, offered at no cost, was proposed by President Nicolás Maduro when he learned that 200 Venezuelans were stuck in the United States following his government’s decision to stop commercial flights as a preventative coronavirus measure.

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