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Right Wing Majority in Venezuela's National Assembly: The Constitutional and Political Stakes

An illuminating piece by Dr. Francisco Dominguez on what the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) can and can't do with its two-thirds super majority in the National Assembly.

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The Discreet Charm of Venezuelan Racism
The Economist’s Latest Whoppers on Venezuela
How Bad is Venezuela's Economic Situation?
Can the NYT Really Answer Your Questions on Venezuela?

Venezuela in images

Housing Rights Groups Protest Privatisation of Social Housing in Caracas - On January 28th, social movements took to the streets of Caracas to protest opposition plans to pass a law privatising social housing.  The rally was called and led by the "Pioneers Movement"- a nation-wide network which has successfully carried out land invasions of unused private property in Venezuelan cities to construct communally run collective housing blocks.  Here, Venezuelanalysis shares a selection of photos from the march with readers.   

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Can the NYT Really Answer Your Questions on Venezuela?

VA's Rachael Boothroyd Rojas takes apart NYT correspondent Nick Casey's latest blogpost purporting to answer readers' questions on Venezuela, exposing the Establishment journalist's thinly veiled Western colonial bias evidenced in his systematic privileging of wealthy opposition voices over those of working class Chavismo. 

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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