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Venezuela: The U.S.’s 68th Regime Change Disaster

Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies Independent Media Institute
The most valuable way the U.S. can help is to stop making the Venezuelan economy and people scream (on all sides), by lifting its sanctions and abandoning its failed regime change operation. Only public education and outrage can make that happen.

Americans Can Go to Cuba -- Just Not for Tourism

Medea Benjamin Huffington Post
Following the recent announcement that the two nations were working to normalize relations after 54 years, President Obama used his executive authority to expand travel to 12 categories deemed to further U.S. humanitarian and policy goals. These include visits to close relatives, academic and educational programs, professional research, journalistic or religious activities, and participation in public performances or sports competitions. Tourism is not on the list.
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