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Ernesto Samper, Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) speaks to El Tiempo (ElTiempo)

Ernesto Samper: "UNASUR Will Keep Looking for Peaceful Solutions in Venezuela"

Rightwing Venezuelan newspaper El Tiempo conducts an interview with Secretary General of UNASUR (Union of South American Nations). In the interview, the Colombian diplomat gives his take on the current challenges facing the Venezuelan government, including his view on the economy and the threat of foreign intervention.

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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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