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Maduro Consolidates His Dictatorship in Venezuela

The dictator has shown no pretense of relinquishing control.

On January 10, Nicolás Maduro took another step in perpetuating and expanding his power, carrying out a masquerade in the form of a presidential investiture that will initiate a new mandate, a move that has been regarded as illegitimate by a large part of the international community. It would keep him in charge of Venezuela (supposedly) until 2025.

What happened to Iceland?

A team of Freedom Today Network editors and producers traveled to Iceland in October 2016 to attend the European Students for Liberty Conference in Rejkavik, the third Conference of this kind in Iceland.

Of course, they shot a short documentary about Icelands recent crisis, recovery and the way forward. Our team spoke to top managers, academics, politicians, and entrepreneurs.

A transcript of this video can be found here: https://freedomtodaynetwork.com/iceland-has-suddenly-become-a-hot-spot-despite-its-name-a5efd1222ee8

Russian ships attacked Ukrainian Navy boats

Early in the morning on 25th of November two Ukrainian Navy armored artillery boats and a tugboat set off from the Black Sea in Odessa via the Kerch Strait to Mariupol in the Azov Sea.  The Ukrainian navy assert that they had informed in advance of the boats’ planned movements “in accordance with international norms”.

Three Ways to Boost Liberty in the World

Defending liberty in the world is important, but so is also advancing liberty. There are two types of arguments for this:

It is a worthy goal in and of itself. I hope this goes without saying. Everybody can be free and that is good, and that’s why it should be so.

However, advancing liberty in the world is not only an end, but also a means:

Interview with Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Mikhail Borisovich Khodorkovsky is an exiled Russian businessman, philanthropist and former oligarch, now resident in Switzerland. We interviewed him about Democracy and the future of Russia.

The EU, Apple and Ireland

What is the fuzz between the European Union, the Irish government and the iPhone maker Apple? Taxes. We went to Ireland to understand what is so unique about the situation and what caused the uproar.

Click here for an enhanced transcript of the report: https://freedomtodaynetwork.com/the-eu-apple-and-ireland-79bda0cb19d4

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Brazil elected Bolsonaro as its new president. What does the future of freedom in the country look like?

Jair Bolsonaro, a nostalgic of the military dictatorship, elected this Sunday 28th president of the biggest Latin American nation, promised to "change the destiny of Brazil", after an aggressive campaign that exposed the resentments of the majority of the population against the status quo that governed the country for 14 years. The captain of the Army reserve, candidate for the PSL, had 57.8 million votes (55.1%) against 47 million of his adversary, the socialist from the Worker’s Party (PT)  Fernando Haddad (44.9%).

✈️ Innovation in Aviation: Testing the Bombardier CS100

Flight experiences on short- and medium haul itineraries in Europe rarely differ much. By introducing the CS100 Canada's Bombardier aims to challenge the notion that the narrow body market became commoditized. We were skeptical if there's any room for actual inflight innovation in the field of narrow body jets and thus went on and reviewed this new plane comparing it with the most successful planes of all times.

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