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Venezuela to hold ‘anti-fascism’
events in honor of Chile’s Allende

Santiago Times [Santiago, Chile], by Clemence Douchez-Lortet

Original Article

Posted By:PageTurner, 9/10/2013 10:58:51 PM

A number of events will be organized from Sept. 11-13 in Caracas following Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s announcement of a multinational event against “fascism.” It will be organized in memory of Chile’s former President Salvador Allende, and will start on the 40 year-anniversary of the military coup that overthrew him. “I invite you this week to Caracas to attend the world conference against fascism, reminding [sic] President Salvador Allende,” Maduro said on Twitter.

Take a gander at the kind of people who think Salvador Allende was the cat´s pajamas. To hear this bunch talk about fascism is like hearing ´love´ from the mouth of a prostitute.


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