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Gonzalo Gómez speaking to an opposition crowd at the controversial Forum on Margarita Island.  Gómez has been widely criticise

Ideological Diversity within the Bolivarian Revolution: Interview with Aporrea's Gonzalo Gomez

In this interview, Gonzalo Gómez, founder of leftist Venezuelan website Aporrea.org and militant of  Marea Socialista (Socialist Tide) criticizes the PSUV for stifling political debates. He also expresses regret for participating in a debating panel with members of the right-wing opposition, and defends Aporrea from claims that it is financed by the CIA.

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The Limits of Changes – Venezuela: Terminal Crisis of the Rentier Petro-State?
Invisible No More
Venezuela at the UN, Washington At Bay

Venezuela in images

Venezuelan Music Project Helps Low-Income Kids Even Before Birth - It used to only admit children aged at least 5. But under its latest "New Members" projects, hundreds of smaller infants can receive voice lessons, musical initiation with paper-made instruments, and free concerts, at its base in Caracas.

A pemon boy rests on the way to Mt. Roraima. (Benjamin Mast)

Venezuela’s Indigenous Pemon are Caught in Time on Land Too Valuable for Numbers

In the shadow of Columbus Day, venezuelanalysis.com writer Z.C. sketches, through interviews, an intimate portrait of a changing people – the Pemon of Venezuela’s mineral-rich Southeastern border. Their testimonies of struggle reflect the country’s changing political landscape and highlights a stark generational gap that afflicts many of Latin America’s first nation peoples.

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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