Tag Archives: Hugo Chavez

Trump’s devilry at the UNGA

By Ameen Izzadeen Traditionally, the United Nations Secretary General’s office informs ambassadors that their heads of state should confine their speeches to about 15 minutes when they address the General Assembly’s annual session. On Tuesday, the UN General Assembly president … Continue reading

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Chavez revived faith in socialism and fought for social justice

By Ameen Izzadeen (This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka) The Third World has lost a true friend — Venezuela’s revolutionary leader Hugo Chavez. A champion of the oppressed people, he played a historic role and his … Continue reading

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Obama at UN: The moral nakedness of US politics

By Ameen Izzadeen In September 2006, when Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez addressed the United Nations General Assembly, a day after the then US President George W. Bush addressed the world body, he said the devil was here yesterday and the … Continue reading

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