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For the first time in Venezuelan history a man from the country's poor, black and brown majority came to power and sought t

A Once and Future Revolution The Legacy of Hugo Chávez

Task Force on the Americas President discusses how Hugo Chávez's revolutionary synthesis of popular Christianity, Bolivarianism, and socialism became the basis for an emancipatory that transformed the lives of the poor and excluded majority of Venezuela. 

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Venezuela’s Continuous Coup
Sabino Vive: A New Film by Carlos Azpúrua
What Is Happening in Venezuela?
Venezuela: Answer Coups and Economic Sabotage with a Revolutionary Offensive

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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