China’s Communists in party mood
Founded by a few intellectuals 90 years ago,
China’s Communist Party now presides over the world’s second-largest
economy - but this feat has come at a price that threatens its
survival, analysts say. The country is marking the CCP’s 90th
anniversary on Friday with a propaganda blitz that includes a
star-studded patriotic film and huge media coverage, but experts
warn the future is clouded for the one-party regime.
Chavez makes first TV appearance after surgery
Hugo Chavez appeared on Cuban state television
Tuesday, with revolutionary icon Fidel Castro, for the first time
since the Venezuelan president underwent emergency surgery in Cuba.