Analysis: All http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/all en Chavista Debate More than Pragmatists vs Radicals http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10798 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Federico Fuentes - Green Left Weekly </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Federico Fuentes examines the debate underway within Chavismo over the Bolivarian project’s economic direction following the public criticisms of the Maduro administration’s policies made by former planning minister Jorge Giordani. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10798" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10798#comments Bolivarian Project Economy Jorge Giordani Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:14:19 +0000 ewan 10798 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Central Bank Director Eudomar Tovar on Hedge Funds and Latin American Sovereignty http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10792 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alberto Cova- AVN </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this interview,the director of Venezuela's Central Bank discusses Argentina's "vulture fund" dispute.&nbsp;Tovar also&nbsp;outlines the latest efforts at creating an alternative finanancial architecture for Latin America, such as the Bank of the South and the Sucre currency. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10792" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10792#comments Argentina Bonds debt Economy Latin American Integration Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:48:15 +0000 tamara 10792 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Changing the System, Not the Climate: July Social PreCOP in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10791 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nathan Thanki- earth in brackets </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nathan Thanki reports from Margarita Island, Venezuela, on the South American nation's unique approach in the first ever social preCOP on climate change. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10791" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10791#comments Bolivarian Project Climate Change Environment PreCOP Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:30:22 +0000 Zoe 10791 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Nobel Peace Laureates Slam Human Rights Watch's Refusal to Cut Ties to U.S. Government http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10784 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Various- Alternet.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In a&nbsp;May 12 letter, two Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and over 100 scholars, journalists and human rights activists called on Human Rights Watch to close its revolving door to the U.S. government. On June 3, HRW&nbsp;published&nbsp;a response from executive director Kenneth Roth on its website, arguing that their “concern is misplaced." </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10784" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10784#comments Human Rights Watch International Media Watch Venezuela-U.S. Relations Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:52:51 +0000 Zoe 10784 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Cuban Ex-Guerilla is Consultant for Venezuelan Economic Reform http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10781 <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"> Cuban economist and ex-guerilla combatant Orland Borrego, who fought alongside Che Guevara during the Cuban revolution, will be advising Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro on how to establish a “total re-structuring” of the Venezuelan economy.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10781" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10781#comments 2014 economy Borrego Economy Featured Article Popular Economy Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:18:20 +0000 tamara 10781 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Before You Go (Or Decide Not to Go) to the PreCOP in Venezuela, Consider This http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10778 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Adrian Fernandez Jauregui – Earth in Brackets </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The issue being raised by many of these European and North American activists is that Venezuela is a major oil producer and that attending such an event would lend tacit support to their fossil fuel extraction. &nbsp;As a Bolivian, I believe the reality is more complex; this piece is my attempt to add nuance, as well as to call out some of the underlying assumptions of my Northern colleagues and allies in the climate fight. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10778" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10778#comments Climate Change Environment International Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:55:56 +0000 ewan 10778 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Whitewashing Venezuela’s Right Wing http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10776 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Joe Emersberger – TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the heated media war over Venezuela, studies produced by well-funded NGOs (usually with ties to powerful states) have been regularly cited by the western corporate media to paint a grim picture of the country. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10776" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10776#comments International Crisis Group media war Media Watch Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:32:52 +0000 ewan 10776 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Aftermath of a Venezuela-Style Lynching http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10771 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arlene Eisen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Almost three months have passed since an enraged right-wing mob brutally beat law student William Muñoz (30), then doused him with gasoline. It was a scene horrifically reminiscent of lynchings that have murdered thousands of Black people in the U.S. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10771" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10771#comments 2014 opposition violence afro-descendents Featured Article Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Opposition racism Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:07:28 +0000 ryan 10771 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Unite, Britain’s largest union, passes a motion in support of President Maduro & Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10769 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela Solidarity Campaign UK </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Unite the Union, the largest union in Britain and Europe, this week unanimously passed a motion to support the government of President Nicolas Maduro and re-affirming their support for the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10769" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10769#comments Bolivarian Project Britain International international solidarity US Sanctions 2014 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:18:49 +0000 Zoe 10769 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The National Assembly of Venezuela Considers Demands of Gay Pride Marchers http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10764 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arlene Eisen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The LGBTI community of Caracas observed the 14th Annual Pride Weekend with at least two separate demonstrations. Despite their disunity, the National Assembly (AN) announced they would debate some of the demands of the LGBTI movement. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10764" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10764#comments Culture Equal rights Featured Article Gender and Sexuality LGBTI Tue, 01 Jul 2014 02:17:30 +0000 ryan 10764 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Giordani: What Accountability? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10762 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Roland Denis - Aporrea.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Roland Denis, a critical writer and participant in the Bolivarian process, and planning minister 2002 – 2003, gives his opinion on the public letter written by recently dismissed government minister Jorge Giordani. He argues that Giordani’s criticisms of Nicolas Maduro’s leadership do not touch upon what Denis sees as the greater problems and challenges for the Bolivarian project. Translation by VA.com. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10762" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10762#comments Bolivarian Project Jorge Giordani Politics Sat, 28 Jun 2014 03:13:50 +0000 ewan 10762 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Thousands of Party Locals Debate Proposals for National Congress of Venezuela’s PSUV http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10755 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arlene Eisen - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On June 7, President Maduro issued a call to each grassroots unit of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) to submit 10 concrete proposals for ways to improve how the Bolivarian government functions. In response, throughout Venezuela, local units of PSUV militants, known as Battle Units Bolivar-Chavez (UBCh), devoted their weekly meetings to lively debates analyzing political problems and attempting to reach consensus on solutions. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10755" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10755#comments Bolivarian Project Community councils Nicolás Maduro Participation Politics PSUV UBCh Sat, 21 Jun 2014 05:48:09 +0000 Zoe 10755 at http://venezuelanalysis.com 'No US Sanctions Against Venezuela' Say Asia-Pacific Socialists http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10754 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Various- Green Left Weekly </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We, the undersigned parties and organisations in the Asia region, condemn the moves by the United States government to impose sanctions on Venezuelan citizens it deems to have “abused human rights”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10754" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10754#comments International international solidarity Politics US Sanctions 2014 Fri, 20 Jun 2014 01:30:23 +0000 Zoe 10754 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Protest and Destabilization in Venezuela: The Difference Between the Violent And Non-Violent Right Is Smaller Than You May Think http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10752 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Steve Ellner- NACLA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ellner argues that&nbsp;the opposition's&nbsp;street action and civil unrest appear to follow a coordinated plan which is pre-designed to provoke regime change in Venezuela while justifying violence in the eyes of mass media. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10752" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10752#comments 2014 opposition violence colour revolution International media war Media Watch Opposition US intervention Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:25:54 +0000 Zoe 10752 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Collective Panic in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10751 <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"> Venezuela’s colectivos are a myth created by the country’s&nbsp;elites to discredit the struggle for socialism and grassroots democracy. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10751" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10751#comments 2014 opposition violence Bolivarian Project collectives Communes Politics tupamaro Venezuelan Media Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:34:30 +0000 Zoe 10751 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Is Poverty Still Falling in Venezuela? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10749 <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"> This article examines the claim that poverty is rising in Venezuela by examining the country’s latest poverty statistics, as well as exploring current efforts at further poverty reduction. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10749" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10749#comments Bolivarian Project Economy Featured Article Poverty Poverty Reduction Social Programs Wed, 18 Jun 2014 04:12:18 +0000 ewan 10749 at http://venezuelanalysis.com 11th Annual World Poetry Festival in Venezuela Pays Homage to Amiri Baraka http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10744 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arlene Eisen - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelanalysis.com reporter Arlene speaks to lead participants of the World Poetry Festival happening now in Caracas on the life of Amiri Baraka, revolutionary poet and founder of Black Arts movement in the U.S. Artists recall Baraka's visits to Venezuela and explain the impact his writings had on Latin American revolutionaries. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10744" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10744#comments afro-descendents amiri baraka Culture Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans International poetry festival Tue, 17 Jun 2014 01:28:04 +0000 Zoe 10744 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Austerity/Immiseration Capitalism: What Can We Learn From Venezuelan Socialism? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10740 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter McLaren &amp; Mike Cole- Truthout.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter and Mike recall the lessons learned from their time in Venezuela, and what the Bolivarian process may be able to teach the western world, for, as they say "While democratic socialism may sound utopian in the European context, and positively unimaginable in the United States, there is a viable alternative to the neoliberal model in existence." </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10740" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10740#comments alternative economics anti-capitalism Bolivarian Project Economy International Neoliberalism Participatory Democracy Sat, 14 Jun 2014 04:38:45 +0000 Zoe 10740 at http://venezuelanalysis.com State Plans for Prolonged El Niño-Related Drought in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10735 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arlene Eisen - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It’s the rainy season in tropical Caracas. The weather service frequently predicts thunderstorms and the air is thick with humidity, yet the menacing clouds rarely produce more than a few drops. Venezuela’s The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources expects half the usual rainfall for the season and is planning accordingly. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10735" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10735#comments Climate Change drought Environment Venezuelan Media Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:22:38 +0000 Zoe 10735 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Human Right Watch's Revolving Door http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10732 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Belén Fernández - Jacobin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fernandez examines how the Washington-based Human Rights Watch organisation takes stances toward left and right-wing Latin American governments that are “suspiciously in line with U.S. policy”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10732" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10732#comments Human Rights Watch International Media Watch Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:25:00 +0000 ewan 10732 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Read the Venezuelan Opposition’s Messages Revealed as a Plot to “Annihilate” Nicolas Maduro http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10729 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MINCI </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This document shows the messages written by members of the right-wing opposition which according to Venezuelan authorities point to a plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10729" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10729#comments 2014 opposition violence Assassination Plans Bolivarian Project International Law and Justice Opposition Sat, 07 Jun 2014 14:47:04 +0000 ewan 10729 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Update: Childcare Workers Suspend Vigil, Begin Negotiations inside Venezuela’s National Assembly http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10726 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Arlene Eisen – Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ten days ago, with at least one representative from each of Venezuela’s 23 states, some 100 childcare workers gathered for a vigil outside the National Assembly. They vowed they would stay until the government acted on their demands for a living wage, benefits and recognition as workers. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10726" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10726#comments Education Gender and Sexuality Labor and Workers' Control Social Programs Workers' rights Fri, 06 Jun 2014 04:01:14 +0000 ewan 10726 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Right-Wing Violence is Ignored, Say Pro-Government Groups http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10725 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Roberto Lovato- Al Jazeera </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “Where was the United States and the international human rights organizations when they were trying to kill us and steal our land?” said Braulio Álvarez, of Yaracuy, Venezuela. He said 6,000 people were killed from the 1950s to the 1980s by paramilitaries and security forces loyal to the right-wing governments that preceded Chávez.&nbsp;The U.S. and international human rights organizations, he said, “only started caring about human rights when Chávez came to power.” </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10725" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10725#comments 2014 opposition violence Land Reform Land Reform law Media Watch Opposition Fri, 06 Jun 2014 00:51:42 +0000 Zoe 10725 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Rejecting US Claims that the Venezuelan State Permits Human Rights Abuses http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10722 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VSC Media &amp; Information Working Group </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In light of the contraversial bill that just passed the US House of Representatives, the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign aims to set the record straight on the accusations of Human Rights abuses US lawmakers have directed at Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10722" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10722#comments 2014 Opposition Protests Human Rights International Law and Justice Media Watch US Sanctions 2014 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:40:58 +0000 Zoe 10722 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela, Capitalism & Climate Change http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10721 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Caleb Maupin- RT Op-Edge </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has just announced its plan to fight climate change. Claudia Salerno, Vice Minister for North America at the Venezuelan Mission to the United Nations, explained her country's proposals fight climate change at a special meeting with the press May 30. She summed up the plan saying: "Venezuela's contribution is to change the system, not the climate." </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10721" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10721#comments Bolivarian project Bolivarian Project Capitalism Climate Change Environment International Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:24:30 +0000 Zoe 10721 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Spectre Haunting The Spanish Monarchy http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10720 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cunning Hired Knaves </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> At a summit in 2007, Juan Carlos de Borbón, King of Spain, the head of state hand-picked by dictator Francisco Franco as his successor, was moved to outburst by remarks by Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. "Why don’t you shut up?” the King spat, as Chávez recalled Spain's support of the attempted coup d’état that sought to depose him in 2002. Well, look who’s shutting up now. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10720" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10720#comments Hugo Chavez International King of Spain Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:36:55 +0000 Zoe 10720 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Afro-Youth, Afro-Venezuelanness and Afro-Autonomy http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10718 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JESUS CHUCHO GARCIA - APORREA.ORG </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jesus Chucho Garcia, Venezuelan author, commentator, professor, co-founder of the AfroVenezuelan Network and former Ambassador to Angola, frequently contributes to Aporrea and other publications. As May, the month of Afrovenezuelaness, closes, these excerpts from Garcia’s recent commentaries provide perspective on the political direction of the Afrovenezuelan movement for May and beyond. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10718" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10718#comments afro-descendents Bolivarian Project Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:40:30 +0000 Zoe 10718 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Remember When Venezuela and Bolivia Kicked the U.S. DEA Out of Their Countries, Accusing It of Espionage? Looks Like They Were Right... http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10716 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stephan Lefebvre- CEPR.net </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The NSA is shown to have assisted the DEA with efforts to capture narcotraffickers, but the leaked documents also refer to “a vibrant two-way information sharing relationship” between the two intelligence agencies, implying that the DEA shares its information with the NSA to aid with non-drug-related spying. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10716" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10716#comments DEA Evo Morales Hugo Chavez International Law and Justice NSA Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:45:22 +0000 Zoe 10716 at http://venezuelanalysis.com What Spain’s Podemos (Fortunately) Learned from Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10713 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pascual Serrano – El Diario </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This is a translation of an article by journalist and media analyst Pascual Serrano, published in eldiario.es. It addressed what Spain’s new “citizen left” party, Podemos (We Can), which won five seats and 1.2 million votes in the recent European elections, has learned from Venezuela’s Bolivarian revolution. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10713" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10713#comments Bolivarian Revolution International Spain Mon, 02 Jun 2014 20:31:20 +0000 ewan 10713 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Truth about Halliburton in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10706 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Franco Vielma - Misión Verdad </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Franco Vielma, a Venezuelan radio talk show host and development worker with a public company, responds to the accusation that the Venezuelan government has signed a “pact” with Halliburton and that the U.S. oil company is now “coming” to operate in the country. He explains that Halliburton has operated in Venezuela for many decades, and agreements in recent years have actually reduced the scope of company’s operations in Venezuela’s oil industry. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10706" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10706#comments halliburton Oil and Gas Orinoco Oil Belt PDVSA Thu, 29 May 2014 03:24:51 +0000 ewan 10706 at http://venezuelanalysis.com