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Maduro blows up last bridge with Mercosur and causes deep rift in Uruguayan ruling coalition

Thursday, April 6th 2017 - 06:08 UTC
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Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro seems to have blown up the last bridge to Mercosur when he launched a barrage of accusations against Uruguay's foreign minister which triggered an immediate reaction from president Tabare Vazquez, who demanded evidence of the charges or a public retraction from the embattled Maduro. But the conflict has also openly exposed the deep rift inside the Uruguayan ruling coalition regarding the Bolivarian revolution “anti imperialist” regime. Read full article


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  • golfcronie

    South America, one big, happy family with shared views.

    Apr 06th, 2017 - 10:40 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • AustrOllOpithecus

    yeah, because North Amoan NAFTA and EUian nations, and the DisUK are an inspiration to us all.


    Apr 06th, 2017 - 04:20 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • DemonTree

    Why on earth is Maduro pissing off his last ally in Mercosur for no good reason? The guy is a complete incompetent, the only thing he is any good at is staying in power, unfortunately.

    Apr 07th, 2017 - 07:35 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • ElaineB

    @ DT

    Maybe Maduro is hoping Russia will let them join their side in the next World War?

    Apr 08th, 2017 - 08:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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