Articles by Ricardo Vaz

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(Français) Amérique Latine en Résistance: Pandémie, Sanctions et Elections
Jessica Dos Santos et Ricardo Vaz | Investig'Action - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jul 2020

20 Juil 2020 – Un pays « normal », dans des conditions « normales », pourrait importer de la nourriture, des médicaments, des carburants et tout ce qui était nécessaire, dans un système hégémonique où les vertus du « marché libre » sont exaltées. De la même façon, un pays normal dans des conditions normales n’aurait aucun problème à exporter du pétrole ou toute autre matière première demandée sur le marché mondial.

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There’s Far More Diversity in Venezuela’s ‘Muzzled’ Media than in US Corporate Press
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz – FAIR|Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 May 2019

20 May 2019 – The international corporate media have long displayed a peculiar creativity with the facts in their Venezuela reporting, to the point that coverage of the nation’s crisis has become perhaps the world’s most lucrative fictional genre. Fairy tales about totalitarian state censorship in Venezuela reflect US corporate media regime’s own self-censorship, which is far more efficacious than any so-called “authoritarian” leader could imagine.

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Venezuelan Military Putsch Defeated as Leopoldo Lopez Takes Refuge in Spanish Embassy
Ricardo Vaz | Venezuelanalysis – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2019

30 Apr 2019 – “Interim President” Juan Guaido and right-wing opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez spearheaded an unsuccessful coup attempt in Caracas today. Opposition protesters clashed with security forces while government supporters swiftly mobilized to defend the presidential palace.

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US State Dept.: “We want elections in Venezuela now, unless we’re not guaranteed a win, in which case they’re illegitimate.”
Ricardo Vaz | Investig’Action – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Mar 2018

6 Mar 2018 – With presidential elections announced in Venezuela, the US State Department moved quickly to declare that the contest was illegitimate and that its results would not be recognised. But less than a year ago the tune was quite different, as a cursory look through State Department briefings and press releases will show.

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(Français) Le Portugal, l’Union Européenne et l’Euro – interview avec João Ferreira
Ricardo Vaz | Investig’Action – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 May 2017

3 Mai 2017 – Au Portugal, un changement de gouvernement après les élections législatives de 2015 a mis fin à l’austérité imposée par la troïka ce qui a permis un revirement de certaines politiques. Mais des problèmes structurels persistent en raison de la nature de l’UE et de ses mécanismes, en particulier la monnaie unique. Pour discuter de la situation politique au Portugal, nous avons interviewé João Ferreira du Parti Communiste Portugais; il est membre du Comité Central du PCP, conseiller municipal à Lisbonne et deux fois élu au Parlement européen.

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Our Sons-of-Bitches: Western Media and the Syrian “Rebels”
Ricardo Vaz | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Mar 2017

“He may be a son-of-a-bitch, but he’s our son-of-a-bitch,” U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt once said about Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza. We examine how the western media, always so full of editorials and columns praising western values (whatever those may be), have covered the Syrian opposition, focusing on three groups in particular.

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