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US Solidarity Organizations Plan National Day of Action for Venezuela on March 5th

As the two-year anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s death approaches, US-based solidarity organizations rally for a nation-wide Day of Action to celebrate the late socialist leader’s legacy and condemn US intervention in Venezuelan affairs.

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Opinion & Analysis

Opposition supporters protest against the Venezuelan government and in support of jailed opposition leaders Leopoldo Lopez and A

What Is Happening in Venezuela?

Coups and countercoups. Crackdowns. Economic crackups. Seven cents for a tube of toothpaste and $755 for a box of condoms. Falling oil prices. The arrest of an opposition leader. Washington plots. Human Rights Watch tweets. South America rallies.... Greg Grandin talks to a panel of experts to find out what really is going on in Venezuela.

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Venezuela: Answer Coups and Economic Sabotage with a Revolutionary Offensive
FAO Representative Debunks Myth of Increased Hunger in Venezuela, Highlights Urban Farming Initiatives
Whispering Venezuela?

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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