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Conference: The Crisis in Venezuela & The Summit of the Americas

Just ahead of the SFS and USIL co-sponsored event, came a piece by La República detailing the agenda:

The conference titled, “La crisis de Venezuela y la Cumbre de las Américas,” will entail presentations by Executive Director Joseph Humire and Fellow J.D. Gordon, as well as an accompanying presentation by International Fellow Dardo López-Dolz.

This event will highlight the challenges the region faces regarding international security. SFS plans to make the case that Venezuela has become a headquarters for Hezbollah in the region. From here, the terrorists are able to plan attacks and expand their activity into the rest of the region.

Read the article (in Spanish), here.

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Hezbollah Crime-Terror Network Poses Big Concerns, Should Be Focus At Summit Of The Americas

As world leaders from throughout the Western Hemisphere gather in Lima, Peru for the Summit of the Americas VIII on April 13th – 14th they should agree to target Hezbollah and dismantle their crime-terror empire in this part of the world.

While Hezbollah, aka Lebanon’s Shia Islam “Party of God”, is most well-known for both raining down rockets on Israel and fighting in Syria on behalf of Bashar Al-Assad, its growing profile in Latin America has been gaining attention.  That’s because it has grown into a billion-dollar syndicate through illicit financing in Venezuela, Bolivia, Paraguay, Panama and beyond to fund global terror at Iran’s bidding….

Continue reading the article at the Daily Caller.