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The ALBA trade bloc held an extraordinary summit meeting on Monday to coordinate a response to the ebola virus. (AVN)

ALBA Countries Meet in Havana to Coordinate Preventative Plan Against Ebola

At the request of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, member countries of the ALBA trade bloc met yesterday at a special summit in Havana, Cuba to discuss methods of preventing the spread of the ebola virus in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Venezuelan government has donated US$5 million to the United Nations to fight the spread of the virus.

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Opinion & Analysis

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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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.

» read more

Economic Indicators

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