NY Times Acknowledges Venezuela Opposition as Cause of Aid Fire, Echoing Initial Reports by Alternative Press

While independent outlets have made headway in challenging government narratives, such outlets are often maligned by influential mainstream outlets for reports that question the official story — at least until the MSM decides to get on board and question that story themselves.

Venezuela | Humanitarian Crisis

CARACAS, VENEZUELA -- The international outrage generated by images of U.S.-donated “humanitarian” aid on fire at a Colombian-Venezuelan border crossing last month inspired a frenzied call for Venezuelan regime change from top U.S. politicians and media outlets once the blaze was promptly blamed on the Venezuelan government led by President Nicolás

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El precio incalculable de la austeridad: Museo de Río destruido por fuego, hidrantes secos

El incendio del museo ha sido descrito como resultado del desmantelamiento meticuloso de la sociedad brasileña por parte de un gobierno en el bolsillo de los conglomerados multinacionales.

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Since the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro was reduced to ashes by a fire that broke out Sunday night, the country has been in the grips of not only grief but a powerful collective sense of outrage over their loss of the 200-year-old museum. The anger has manifested itself in major mass mobilizations, heaping further pressure and

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Dozens Reported Dead In Odessa As Ukraine Chaos Spreads

According to reporting, nearly forty people are dead after a trade union building was set fire in the port city.

Thirty-eight people are reported dead in the Ukraine city of Odessa on Friday, spurring additional concern that the nation's turmoil is making its way west as increasing number of cities experience open revolt and succumb to violence. According to the early reports, the deaths in Odessa were caused by a fire in a trade union building that broke

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Bangladesh Factory Owners To Face Homicide Charges

In the first prosecution of garment industry factory owners, the Bangladeshi government has issued arrest warrants for the 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh court on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for two garment factory owners and four of their employees on homicide charges for the deaths of 112 workers in a fire that engulfed the factory in 2012. It's the first time Bangladesh has sought to prosecute factory owners in the lucrative garment industry, which is

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Officials Warn Of Toxic Smoke Near ND Derailment

None hurt in the derailment of oil-hauling train, but 2,400 asked to evacuate while air quality is tested.

CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) — Many residents evacuated a southeastern North Dakota town overnight after a train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded, and officials warned that acrid smoke could blow into the area. No one was hurt in Monday's derailment of the mile-long train that sent a great fireball and plumes of black smoke skyward about a

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What A Year: 45 Fossil Fuel Disasters The Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know About

A look back at some of the fossil fuel disasters that made headlines in 2013, along with several others that went largely unnoticed.

While coal, oil, and gas are an integral part of everyday life around the world, 2013 brought a stark reminder of the inherent risk that comes with a fossil-fuel dependent world, with numerous pipeline spills, explosions, derailments, landslides, and the death of 20 coal miners in the U.S. alone. Despite all this, our addiction to fossil fuels will

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