Analysis: All http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/all/feed%0D en Venezuela in 2014: Maduro Administration Given Reprieve by Divided Opposition http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11096 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ewan Robertson - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VA.com’s Ewan Robertson offers an assessment of the relative positions of the Bolivarian government and conservative opposition after a bumpy year for Venezuela’s politics and economy. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11096" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11096#comments 2014 Opposition Protests 2014 opposition violence Bolivarian Project Featured Article Opposition Politics Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:11:54 +0000 ewan 11096 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Sanctions Highlight US Hypocrisy on Human Rights http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11094 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lauren Carasik- Al Jazeera America </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Obama should follow his example on Cuba and engage with, not punish, Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11094" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11094#comments Barack Obama International Law and Justice Nicolás Maduro Politics Raúl Castro US Sanctions 2014 Venezuela-U.S. Relations Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:15:04 +0000 Zoe 11094 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Hectoring Venezuela on Human Rights http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11091 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Diosdado Cabello- The New York Times </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Diosdado Cabello expresses his opinion in the NY Times; "It seemed an unfortunate coincidence that just as scores of people demonstrating against police brutality were being arrested on the streets of New York and other cities, the United States Congress passed a bill to bring sanctions against members of my country’s government for alleged human rights abuses during protests earlier this year." </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11091" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11091#comments 2014 Opposition Protests Diosdado Cabello International Law and Justice New York Times Politics US Sanctions 2014 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:38:55 +0000 Zoe 11091 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Detained Colonel Says Maria Corina Machado Was at the Forefront of the Opposition Violence http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11077 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Willmer Poleo Zerpa- Ultimas Noticias </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The following is a report that appeared in the privately-owned Caracas newspaper Ultimas Noticias this morning, detailing the sworn confession made by the retired Venezuelan colonel Jose Gustavo Arocha Perez, who admitted to colluding with the former opposition legislator Maria Corina Machado in a plot to create unrest and oust the Venezuelan government. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11077" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11077#comments 2014 Opposition Protests Law and Justice Maria Corina Machado Military Opposition Politics Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:05:17 +0000 Zoe 11077 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Constitution: Fifteen Years of Achievements http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11076 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bolivarian Revolution's founding document celebrates its 15th anniversary with a record of turning constitutional rights into everyday reality. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11076" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11076#comments 1999 constitution Bolivarian Project Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Labor and Workers' Control Politics Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:11:10 +0000 Zoe 11076 at http://venezuelanalysis.com U.S. Sanctions Against Venezuela: A Wrong Turn For Regional Diplomacy http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11068 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> F. Mills &amp; L. Højen - The Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Obama administration has facilitated the adoption of a right-wing posture towards Venezuela because it has never consolidated itself behind a policy that could generate strong progressive support in the United States. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11068" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11068#comments International US intervention Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:01:03 +0000 ewan 11068 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Revolutionary Muralists Fill Venezuela’s Andean Capital with Color and History (+ PHOTOS) http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11064 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Z.C. Dutka - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fuga was created just days after Chavez’s death, when Rodrigo met two other artists and kindred spirits among the millions waiting in line to pay their respects at the socialist leader’s wake in Caracas. It was a time of disbelief and heartache for the majority of Venezuelans- but many, like Rodrigo, hit the ground running, channeling grief into action. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11064" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11064#comments 2014 opposition violence Culture Featured Article Social Movements street art Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:51:41 +0000 Zoe 11064 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Pemon Indigenous Occupy Airport in Venezuela: “We Have Had Enough of Broken Promises” http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11053 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Z.C. Dutka- Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VA.com's Z.C. Dutka gives an eyewitness account of the break out of an indigenous protest in the town of Santa Elena de Uairen in southern Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11053" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11053#comments Bolivarian Project Featured Article Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Indigenous struggle Labor and Workers' Control Land occupations Pemon Wed, 03 Dec 2014 01:24:18 +0000 Zoe 11053 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela in Financial Difficulty; will PetroCaribe Survive? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11052 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SIR RONALD SANDERS- Jamaica Observer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Guyanese- Antiguan scholar Sir Ronald Sanders examines the vulnerabilities of Venezuela-backed alliance Petrocaribe in the face of last week’s OPEC summit and a perceived oil glut on the horizon. Petrocaribe has provided singular economic support for over a dozen Caribbean nation’s economies, including hundreds of millions of dollars in developmental funds. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11052" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11052#comments 2014 economy 2015 oil glut Bolivarian Project International Oil and Gas oil price OPEC Petrocaribe Tue, 02 Dec 2014 19:46:21 +0000 Zoe 11052 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Accusations of Censorship in Venezuela’s Suena Caracas Music Festival: Public or Private? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11051 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Luigino Bracci - Aporrea.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan free software activist Luigino Bracci addresses accusations that state channel Avila TV “censored” the beginning of a song by an anti-government group which was critical of corruption during the music festival Suena Caracas. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11051" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11051#comments Culture Media Coverage State Media Venezuelan Media Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:00:21 +0000 ewan 11051 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Indigenous Mapoyo Language Added to UNESCO Heritage List http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11048 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The inclusion of the Mapoyo language was the only Latin-American proposal included this year. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11048" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11048#comments Culture Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans indigenous languages International Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:45:32 +0000 ewan 11048 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Fixing the Exchange Rate System in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11044 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Weisbrot – Triple Crisis </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> When it comes to economic policy, the ideas of the public can matter a lot. Elected governments have to worry about being re-elected, and this is certainly the case in Venezuela, where the electorate is polarized and the last presidential election was close. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11044" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11044#comments Economy foreign currency exchange Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:30:00 +0000 ewan 11044 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Transition to Democracy: Latin America's Best Kept Secret http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11040 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rachael Boothroyd- TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Telesur’s Rachael Boothroyd interviews vanguard activists who dedicated their lives to the struggle for democracy during the era that preceded Hugo Chavez. Their testimonies recall aerial bombardments and routine disappearances of students and activists, while their actions today highlight the importance of preserving collective memory. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11040" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11040#comments 4th Republic Bolivarian Project justice system Law and Justice Participation Participatory Democracy Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:45:36 +0000 Zoe 11040 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The PSUV’s Hotline to Denounce Infiltrators Leads to Fascism… Let’s Stop this Madness http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11039 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Toby Valderrama &amp; Antonio Aponte/ El Arado y El Mar </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> "The internal ideological struggle, which enriches all political parties, is turning into an ideological witch hunt." </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11039" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11039#comments Bolivarian Project Corruption Politics PSUV Social Movements Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:20:48 +0000 Zoe 11039 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Silent Success Of Cooperatives In The Bolivarian Revolution http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11034 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dada Maheshvarananda </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dada Maheshvarananda presents how cooperatives are a strong force of community empowerment that are transforming people's values from being self-centered to actively working for the common good in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11034" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11034#comments Cooperatives Economy Labor and Workers' Control solidarity economy Workers Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:09:03 +0000 cory 11034 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela: revolution and progress versus reaction and empire http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11033 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Matthew Willgress </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &nbsp; ​In this article, Matt Willgress of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign argues that the choice in Venezuela is stark; social progress versus extreme reaction and US intervention. He provides an overview of the current political climate in Venezuela and reiterates the continued importance of the Bolivarian Revolution to other progressive struggles across Latin America </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11033" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11033#comments 2014 Opposition Protests Bolivarian project Bolivarian Project economic war Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:46:03 +0000 cory 11033 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Obama Imposes Military End-Uses Sanctions Against Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11029 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Roger D. Harris </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The only risk that Venezuela really imposes on the US is the threat of a good example. And this is precisely why Venezuela is being targeted by the US government for regime change. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11029" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11029#comments Imperialism International Law and Justice Military US intervention US Sanctions 2014 USA Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:35:22 +0000 Zoe 11029 at http://venezuelanalysis.com 43 Lives, 2 Countries http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11026 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tamara Pearson- TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The private and mainstream media's coverage of the disappearance and likely murder of 43 Mexican students and the developing protest movement against such impunity has been sympathetic, if unanalytical. Yet, earlier this year the mainstream media gave no such sympathy to the 43 people who were killed during months of opposition violence in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11026" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11026#comments 2014 opposition violence International Law and Justice Mexico Social Movements Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:30:14 +0000 Zoe 11026 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Decision Not to Devalue Its Currency Raises Questions http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11020 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cory Fischer-Hoffman - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cory Fischer Hoffman looks at the pressures facing the Venezuelan economy and the questions raised by the decision of President Nicolas Maduro’s government not to adjust (devalue) the country’s exchange rate in the near future. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11020#comments Currency Devaluation Economy Featured Article Sat, 15 Nov 2014 21:06:16 +0000 ewan 11020 at http://venezuelanalysis.com “Model of Tyranny” Criticism of Venezuela’s El Sistema Youth Orchestra System Provokes Response http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hannah Ellis-Petersen - The Guardian </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A British academic has criticised Venezuela’s El Sistema youth orchestra system as a “model of tyranny”, provoking a response from a range of UK and Venezuelan music figures over the nature of the world famous program. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11017#comments El Sistema International Social Programs Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:33:45 +0000 ewan 11017 at http://venezuelanalysis.com An Interview with Raul Zelik: “State Bureaucracy is Not an Alternative to the Market” http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vanessa Davies/ Correo del Orinoco </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Raul Zelik argues "the Venezuelan people, the Bolivarian people, must do more than trust in state control". </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11014#comments 21st Century Socialism Bolivarian Project Bolivarian Revolution eco-socialism Participation Politics Social Movements Venezuela Thu, 13 Nov 2014 05:07:06 +0000 ryan 11014 at http://venezuelanalysis.com "Change the System, Not the Climate!" Voices from the Social PreCOP http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11009 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cory Fischer Hoffman - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A warm ocean breeze rolled across the picturesque beach on Venezuela's Caribbean island of Margarita. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11009#comments Environment Featured Article International PreCOP Social Movements Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:24:05 +0000 ewan 11009 at http://venezuelanalysis.com For the Barrios, the Difference Between Repression and Revolution Depends on National Security http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11003 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Z.C. Dutka / various - Venezuealanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Early last month, five men were shot dead in a high-rise building at the center of Caracas during an early morning standoff between special intelligence police (CICPC) and armed members of revolutionary collectives. While the circumstances leading up to the event are still unclear, the so-called Quinta Crespo Massacre created a ripple effect within the Venezuelan left that quickly highlighted a growing rift between the revolutionary left and the Bolivarian government. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11003#comments collectives Featured Article justice system Participation Police Politics security Social Movements Thu, 06 Nov 2014 03:33:05 +0000 ryan 11003 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Why Predictions of Ebb in 'Pink Tide' Proved Premature http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11000 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Federico Fuentes- TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Since the start of the year, numerous newspapers have dedicated article after article to predictions of a looming demise of the so-called “Pink Tide." Federico explains how far they missed the mark in regards to the Latin American left. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11000#comments Bolivarian Project Bolivia Brazil International Latin America Pink tide Politics Uruguay Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:14:41 +0000 Zoe 11000 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Corporate Assault on Latin American Democracy http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10996 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Justin Doolittle - Counterpunch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In recent years, the ever-aggressive corporate war on Latin American societies has entered a new phase, one in which major battles are being decided on the fourth floor of the World Bank headquarters in Washington, by an obscure and increasingly powerful institution known as the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10996" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10996#comments Democracy Economy Foreign intervention International Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:35:52 +0000 ewan 10996 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Ideological Diversity within the Bolivarian Revolution: Interview with Aporrea's Gonzalo Gomez http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10986 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gonzalo Gomez / Vaness Davies - Union Radio </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this interview, Gonzalo Gómez, founder of leftist Venezuelan website Aporrea.org and militant of&nbsp; 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. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10986" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10986#comments Aporrea Participation Politics Venezuelan Media Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:24:17 +0000 ewan 10986 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Limits of Changes – Venezuela: Terminal Crisis of the Rentier Petro-State? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10985 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Edgardo Landar - International Viewpoint </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan author Edgardo Landar reviews recent and long term developments in the country’s politics and economy, and argues that the Bolivarian project must move beyond the “petro-state” in order to make further progress toward its transformative goals. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10985" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10985#comments Bolivarian Project Economy oil Oil and Gas Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:57:49 +0000 ewan 10985 at http://venezuelanalysis.com “The Opposition Doesn’t Keep Its Word”: Interview with National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10981 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Diosdado Cabello / El Universal </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this interview with private newspaper El Universal, National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello discusses the state of chavismo, confesses that he doesn’t believe in political neutrality and assures that he’s never had rift with President Nicolas Maduro. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10981" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10981#comments Diosdado Cabello Opposition Politics Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:43:39 +0000 ewan 10981 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Invisible No More http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10980 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> George Ciccariello-Maher - Jacobin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If recent years have marked not the establishment of a socialist country but the appearance of the poor in the public life of the nation, then it is clear that some nostalgically wish that they would once again disappear, retreat into the shadows, or be compelled to withdraw. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10980" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10980#comments Bolivarian Project Bolivarian Revolution History Opposition Participation Social Movements Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:56:45 +0000 cory 10980 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Indigenous Pemon are Caught in Time on Land Too Valuable for Numbers http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10976 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Z.C. Dutka- venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 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. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10976" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10976#comments Bolivarian Project Environment Featured Article Indigenous Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:23:54 +0000 Zoe 10976 at http://venezuelanalysis.com