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[28 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Tariq Ali Recounts His Attachment to South of the Border | ]
Tariq Ali Recounts His Attachment to South of the Border

Oliver Stone and Tariq Ali: brothers in arms Eighteen months ago, Tariq Ali got a call from Oliver Stone: could he help with his new film? The result was a powerful documentary about Latin America – and a new friendship by Tariq Ali Monday 26 July 2010 21.31 BST Almost a year and a half ago I received a phone call […]

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[28 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on South of the Border to play at the Traverse City Film Festival TODAY at 6pm! | ]
South of the Border to play at the Traverse City Film Festival TODAY at 6pm!

Attending the Traverse City Film Festival?
If so, be sure to catch today’s screening of South of the Border at 6pm at the Milliken Auditorium.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE.

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[26 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on US Warned Not to Back any Colombian Military Campaigns against Venezuela | ]
US Warned Not to Back any Colombian Military Campaigns against Venezuela

Venezuela’s Chavez Threatens to Cut Off US Oil Published on Monday, July 26, 2010 by Agence France Presse CARACAS – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has threatened to cut off oil supplies to the United States if it were to back a Colombian military attack on Venezuela, warning Washington to stay out of the fray. Chavez broke […]

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[26 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on REVIEW: “[US Media’s] Characterization of Chavez as a “Dictator” is a Misnomer.” | ]
REVIEW: “[US Media’s] Characterization of Chavez as a “Dictator” is a Misnomer.”

Oliver Stone offers his take on Hugo Chavez By MICK LASALLE FILM WRITER July 23, 2010, 4:12PM Oliver Stone might not be the ideal reporter to send on a truth-seeking mission to South America, but if nobody else wants to do it, we have to take what we can get. In South of the Border, Stone travels […]

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[26 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on New York Times Finally Allows Right of Reply to Larry Rohter’s Factual Inaccuracies | ]
New York Times Finally Allows Right of Reply to Larry Rohter’s Factual Inaccuracies

Oliver Stone’s Latin Film Published: July 24, 2010 To the Editor: “Oliver Stone’s Latin America” (Arts pages, June 26) tries to discredit our film, “South of the Border,” by raising questions about its accuracy. On our Web site, www.Southoftheborderdoc.com, we deal with each of the points that your article raises: geography, oil imports, the 2002 coup […]

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[26 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on REVIEW: UK Guardian Congratulates Stone on US Release | ]
REVIEW: UK Guardian Congratulates Stone on US Release

Oliver Stone nails Latin America’s troubled relationship with the USA Political interference and studio nervousness have undermined so many worthy films on the subject, it’s a wonder that South Of The Border got made, let alone seen in the USA.. The Guardian, Saturday 24 July 2010 by John Patterson Despite my many differences with Oliver Stone […]

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[26 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Santa Barbara Independent | ]
INTERVIEW: Santa Barbara Independent

Far Left and Liking It Oliver Stone Goes South of the Border for Hugo Chavez Friday, July 23, 2010 by MATT KETTMANN Last February, hundreds gathered in the Lobero Theatre during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival to dive into Oliver Stone’s film South of the Border, the director’s in-your-face whirlwind documentary about Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and the rise […]

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[23 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Juan Manuel Santos To Take Office with a Difficult Situation to Handle. | ]
Juan Manuel Santos To Take Office with a Difficult Situation to Handle.

Venezuela leader Hugo Chavez severs ties with Colombia 23 July 2010 by Jeremy McDermott Venezuela has broken off diplomatic relations with Colombia and ordered Colombian diplomats to leave the country by Sunday. President Hugo Chavez said he had “no choice” after Colombia accused Venezuela of being a haven for guerrillas – a charge he denies. […]

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[23 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Remember the Media Uproar Over Honduras’ Flawed, Repressive Elections? Neither Does Anyone Else. | ]
Remember the Media Uproar Over Honduras’ Flawed, Repressive Elections? Neither Does Anyone Else.

An analysis by Kevin Young compares U.S. media coverage of Iran’s infamous 2009 elections with Honduras’ November vote for president. Young finds that while repression in the aftermath of the Iranian elections received considerable coverage in the U.S. press, reporting on repression before, during, and after the Honduran elections “was almost non-existent”.

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[20 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on AP: Oliver Stone: US should nationalize oil resources | ]
AP: Oliver Stone: US should nationalize oil resources

By RAPHAEL G. SATTER – 2 hours ago LONDON — The Gulf of Mexico oil spill shows that the United States should follow the example of South American socialists in nationalizing its energy industry, filmmaker Oliver Stone said Tuesday. The Academy Award-winning director of “Born on the Fourth of July” and “JFK” said that America’s […]