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The armed forces massacred thousands of people on February 27th 1989 (Archives United Socialist Party of Venezuela)

Venezuelans Commemorate 26th Anniversary of the Caracazo

Dozens gathered in the South Cemetery of Caracas on Friday to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the "Caracazo", the 1989 popular rebellion which saw Venezuela's poor and excluded majority rise up against the IMF structural adjustment package imposed by President Carlos Andres Perez.

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Opinion & Analysis

The Venezuelan masses must launch a revolutionary offensive, says the author. (Credit: AVN)

Venezuela: Answer Coups and Economic Sabotage with a Revolutionary Offensive

The Marxist Tendency of  the PSUV argues that the current crisis cannot be resolved by making concessions to the bourgeoisie and that the only solution is a revolutionary offensive that places the means of production under workers' control and thoroughly revolutionizes the armed forces.  

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FAO Representative Debunks Myth of Increased Hunger in Venezuela, Highlights Urban Farming Initiatives
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Venezuela in images

Venezuelan Carnival "El Callao" Comes to a Close in Caracas - Thousands of Venezuelan families turned out for the closing procession of Carnaval "El Callao," held across the country this Tuesday in Venezuela. Here Venezuelanalysis brings readers a selection of photos from the celebrations in Los Proceres, Caracas. 

"Defend University Autonomy for True People's Democracy". Photo taken at the University of the Andes. (Lucas Koer

Allende was Wrong: Neoliberalism, Venezuela's Student Right and the Answer from the Left

Venezuelanalysis journalist, Lucas Koerner, takes a look at the rightwing student movement in Venezuela, its ideology and appropriation of leftwing symbols and discourse. He also examines what model of education is being proposed in Venezuela's new "experimental" public universities as an alternative to neoliberal visions of education. This analysis includes an interview with Luis Javier Gomez Rojas, a facilitator at the Bolivarian University for Workers.

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Economic Indicators

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This CEPR has written various reports on the situation of the venezuelan economy. Read them here

Interview

Former minister Hector Navarro. (Joaquín Ferrer-Contrapunto)

Hector Navarro: I’m Encouraging a Rebellion at the Bases of the PSUV

Ex-minister Hector Navarro calls for the bases of the PSUV to retake control of the party whose internal democracy he claims has been threatened by bureaucratization and corruption. Nevarro, who was himself formally disciplined by the leadership of the PSUV for defending ex-planning minister  Jorge Giordani, nonetheless holds open the possibility of further deepening the Revolutioon by broadening popular protagonism. 

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