Analysis: All http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/all en 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 Venezuela at the UN, Washington At Bay http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10975 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Greg Grandin- The Nation </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Greg Grandin examines the US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power’s, futile attempts to block Venezuela’s recent appointment to the UN Security Council, and anticipates the effect that a Chile-Venezuela Council alliance may have on US foreign policymaking. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10975" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10975#comments International Politics UN Security Council Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:26:05 +0000 Zoe 10975 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Taking a Leadership Role: Venezuela on U.N. Security Council while Washington Suffers Setback in Prestige http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10973 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Larry Birns, Frederick B. Mills, and Ronn Pineo- COHA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With 181 out of 193 of the United Nations representatives voting yes on Thursday, October 16, the Venezuelan government has gained not only a seat on the U.N. Security Council, but an affirmation of a leadership role in the Americas. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10973" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10973#comments International Politics UN Security Council Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:50:52 +0000 Zoe 10973 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Bolivia-Venezuela Comparisons Should be Very Helpful to Radical Chavistas http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10970 <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"> Emersberger responds to the recent opinion article “Paralysed Venezuela vs Thriving Bolivia”, arguing: “Maduro’s government, like that of Chavez before him, is facing an economic war and other forms of destabilization. The lesson from Bolivia isn’t that it must try harder to win over foreign and domestic elites.&nbsp; On the contrary, Bolivia’s example offers ways to fight more effectively.” </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10970" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10970#comments Bolivia Economy Evo Morales International Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:32:43 +0000 ewan 10970 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Planting the People's Seed Law in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10966 <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"> The battle against Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) is central in the ongoing fight between transnational corporations and the health and sovereignty of the people of Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10966" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10966#comments Agriculture Economy Featured Article GMO Law Seed Law seeds Social Movements Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:45:58 +0000 ryan 10966 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Paralysed Venezuela vs Thriving Bolivia: Two Faces of Socialism http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10961 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hernán Luis Torres Núñez – Aporrea.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hernán Luis Torres Núñez, a frequent economics commentator on leftist Venezuelan community forum Aporrea, argues that Venezuela should learn from Bolivian president Evo Morales’ pragmatic style of governance for “21st century socialism”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10961" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10961#comments Bolivia Economy International Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:23:15 +0000 ewan 10961 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Disturbing Message of Robert Serra’s Murder http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10955 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The signatories – UK Guardian </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A number of political, trade union, and academic figures from British civil society state their worry about the murder of young Venezuelan parliamentarian Robert Serra and what implications this may have for the country’s political stability. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10955" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10955#comments Assassinations International international solidarity Law and Justice Robert Serra Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:52:44 +0000 ewan 10955 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Why a Philosophical Summit of the Poor? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10948 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cory Fischer-Hoffman/ Juan Manuel Mendoza/ venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Juan Manuel Mendoza tells venezuelanalysis.com the significance of the Philosophical Summit of the Poor, held on Friday in Caracas. Mendoza explains who “the poor” are and what it is they want, in terms so universal they could be applied to any struggle since capitalism and democracy became all but synonymous. How to recreate the model, Mendoza asks, when even the word freedom implies slavery? </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10948" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10948#comments Bolivarian Project Labor and Workers' Control people power philosophy poor Social Movements working class Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:33:17 +0000 Zoe 10948 at http://venezuelanalysis.com International Media Barely Raises Eyebrow over Assassination of Pro-Government Legislator in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10945 <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"> Media either ignored or downplayed Robert Serra’s assassination and side-stepped the issue of far-right political violence, further highlighting how tightly mainstream media sticks to the prevailing narrative on Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10945" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10945#comments Assassinations Bolivarian Project Featured Article Law and Justice Media Coverage Terrorism Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:36:26 +0000 cory 10945 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's “Political Prisoner” Allegory http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10942 <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"> In the face of arrests, trials, and detentions of opposition and student leaders, allegations of political repression in Venezuela are circulating international and private national press. &nbsp;The Venezuelan government and its supporters adamantly reject the claim that Venezuela has any political prisoners and they assert that everyone in detention is being tried for their involvement in criminal conduct. This article aims to explore the issue of political prisoners in Venezuela by providing a broader historical context combined with an analysis of power in Venezuela today. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10942" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10942#comments Featured Article Law and Justice Opposition Opposition political freedom Political Violence Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:23:56 +0000 ewan 10942 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Academics and Diplomats Contest the Washington Post’s Criticism of the Maduro Administration http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10932 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Various </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Post’s opposition to Venezuela’s aspiration to a UN Security Council seat and its criticism of the Maduro administration has been challenged by the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) and diplomatic sources, published together here. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10932" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10932#comments International media war Media Watch Nicolás Maduro United Nations Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:05:34 +0000 ewan 10932 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Professor & The President: Who’s the Bully? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10927 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Suren Moodliar- TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Suren reviews the inflammatory Sep 5th opinion piece by Harvard economist Ricardo Hausmann, titled Should Venezuela Default? The article caused interest rates on Venezuelan bonds to temporarily soar as investors balked at Hausmann’s calculated commentary regarding the nation he once served as planning minister, during Venezuela's era of neoliberal reign known as the 4th Republic. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10927" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10927#comments 2014 economy Economy Hausmann Nicolás Maduro Opposition Politics Wall St. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:43:21 +0000 Zoe 10927 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Victims of 2002 Venezuelan Coup Denounce Double Standards in Justice after Iván Simonovis’ Release http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10926 <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"> Just blocks away from the Presidential Palace, stands Llaguno bridge, the site of a massacre during the April 2002 coup briefly removing Hugo Chavez from Venezuelan office. Today, the bridge was filled with family members of the victims who were demanding answers and justice following the release of former Police chief Iván Simonovis. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10926" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10926#comments April 11 2002 Coup Featured Article Law and Justice Politics Prisons Simonovis Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:11:07 +0000 Zoe 10926 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela, Country of Overwhelming Riches and Intense Contrast http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10922 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ollantay Itzamná- Rebelion.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Quechua anthropologist Ollantay Itzamná writes of his crossing from Baranquilla, Colombia to Venezuela. After choosing not to heed the colorful warnings of famine and crime parroted by Colombian taxi drivers, Itzamná finds as he draws closer to the border that he is just one foreigner among hundreds of Colombians who cross over daily to fill their bags with low-priced goods. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10922" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10922#comments Bolivarian Project Colombian border contraband economic war Economy International Nicolás Maduro smuggling Socialism Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:20:02 +0000 Zoe 10922 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Socialism: Practice or Principle First? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10919 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dada Nelson Bernados </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As socialist enterprises and workers cooperatives are dwindling in Venezuela, there is a new emphasis on the creation of Networks of Free and Associated Agricultural Producers (REPLA). In this article, the author offers critiques of the socialist enterprises and calls for localized production that emphasizes processing raw materials closest to where they originate. This perspective is offered based on organizing efforts with a REPLA in Barlovento, Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10919" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10919#comments 21st Century Socialism Labor and Workers' Control rural workers worker control Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:56:46 +0000 cory 10919 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Why Venezuela Should Not Default http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10911 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Francisco Rodríguez of Bank of America Merrill Lynch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In a provocative article published last week Venezuelan economists Ricardo Hausmann and Miguel Angel Santos make an argument that if authorities adopted a set of common-sense policies, they argue, these would include defaulting on the country’s foreign debt and making bondholders bear part of the burden of adjustment. Francisco Rodríguez&nbsp; argues that Venezuela should not default on its debt because default Venezuela is not insolvent. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10911#comments 2014 economy economic difficulties Economy Economy Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:47:58 +0000 cory 10911 at http://venezuelanalysis.com From Chávez's "Strike at the Helm" to Maduro's "Shake-up" in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10904 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> By Alfredo Serrano Mancilla-Rebelión </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Director of the Latin American Strategic Center of Geopolitics (CELAG),&nbsp;Alfredo Serrano Mancilla, takes a look at the political significance of Nicolas Maduro's recent "shake-up" of the Bolivarian Revolution.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10904" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10904#comments 21st Century Socialism Bolivarian Project Chavez Documents economic war Nicolás Maduro self-criticism strategy Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:20:43 +0000 Rachael 10904 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The New Venezuela: An Interview With Supreme Court Justice Fernando Vegas http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10902 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dan Kovalik-The World Post </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Judge Fernando Ramón Vegas Torrealba, the First Vice President of Venezuela's Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) and President of the Electoral Hall of the Supreme Court, was an honored guest at the National Lawyers Guild Convention in Chicago this past weekend. I was able to interview him while he was there about the current situation in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10902" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10902#comments Bolivarian project justice system Law and Justice Opposition Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:29:41 +0000 cory 10902 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Briefcase Companies and Phantom Importers http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10892 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Luis Britto Garcia- aporrea.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan writer Luis Britto Garcia argues that even before we critique the misuse of dollars by Venezuela’s flourishing phantom companies, we must look at what legitimate transnationals are allotted the most dollars through the government subsidy, and what their offered services say about the government’s priorities. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10892" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10892#comments CADIVI Corruption dollar subsidy Economy Imports Law and Justice Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:25:25 +0000 Zoe 10892 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela at a Tipping Point http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10891 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> George Ciccariello-Maher- Canadian Dimension </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No matter how you cut it, Nicolás Maduro’s first year in office was no walk in the park. Even before the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez died after a long bout with cancer last March, opponents of the Bolivarian government—in Caracas as in Washington—were circling like the sharks they are at a hint of blood in the water. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10891" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10891#comments Bolivarian Project Bolivarian Revolution Chavismo Opposition Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:52:56 +0000 cory 10891 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Voices, Part II: An Inflammatory Question http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10882 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Z.C. Dutka- Various </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro combats corruption, reassigns half of ministry positions, launches “a new stage of the revolution,” and even hints at a minimum wage increase for November, the question remains what economic steps will be taken to reverse the high inflation that critics are quick to associate with his leadership. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10882" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10882#comments 2014 economy Economy Featured Article Nicolás Maduro Oil and Gas PDVSA Petroleum Thu, 04 Sep 2014 21:30:47 +0000 Zoe 10882 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelans Protest Big Business for their Role in the Economic War http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10881 <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"> Amidst the ongoing “economic war” in Venezuela, 200 people from various political collectives marched to Fedecamaras headquarters to place a spotlight on how the largest business confederation may be contributing to scarcity, inflation and speculation in Venezuela.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10881" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10881#comments 21st Century Socialism Economy Economy Featured Article Fedecamaras Hoarding march Popular Economy Speculation Thu, 04 Sep 2014 03:16:20 +0000 Rachael 10881 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Vitality of the Revolution http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10878 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reinaldo Iturriza- Rebelion </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reinaldo Iturriza was iconic as Communes Minister, and has long been an important revolutionary voice within the government. Yesterday, as per Nicolas Maduro's cabinet "shakeup", Iturriza was reappointed as Minister of Culture. This discerning look at the place communes hold within the Bolivarian process, written only hours before that switch, stands as a testament to his efforts in that area. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10878" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10878#comments Bolivarian Project Communes Participation popular power Reinaldo Iturriza Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:42:13 +0000 Zoe 10878 at http://venezuelanalysis.com “A Daunting Situation”: Doctor Zaira Medina Speaks about Venezuela’s Medicine Shortages http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10875 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ajicero/Aporrea </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In an interview with the radio program “Ajicero” last Friday, Zaira Medina, a doctor and the director of the Pérez de León Hospital in Petare, Caracas, speaks with Carlos Novella and Miguel Denis about current shortages of drugs and medical supplies in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10875" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10875#comments Economy Medicine scarcity Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:02:04 +0000 sascha 10875 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela: Maduro in Chávez’s Shoes http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10871 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Franco Vielma - Mision Verdad </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A politically refined reading on the presidency of Nicolás Maduro starting with a recognition of the morass of circumstances he has had to face as the country’s leader. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10871" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10871#comments Bolivarian Project Hugo Chavez legacy Nicolás Maduro Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:39:08 +0000 sascha 10871 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Snapshot from the Economic War in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10870 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sujatha Fernandes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sujatha tells the dark understory of the economic war in Venezuela- the human side of the struggle against corruption that can hardly be expressed through graphs and charts. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10870" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10870#comments 2014 economy Corruption Economy Law and Justice SUNDDE Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:28:37 +0000 Zoe 10870 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Voices, Part I: An Economic Spiral http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10866 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Z.C. Dutka- Various- venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As international media plays its favorite old game of lambasting the Venezuelan government, long-time observers of the Bolivarian process may be wondering how much truth lies in the prime-time reports depicting empty shelves, long lines and charts showing catastrophic inflation. How precarious is Venezuela’s current economy and, more importantly, how much are the effects of this felt by the Venezuelan people? </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10866" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10866#comments 2014 economy Bolivarian Project Corruption Economy Featured Article Inflation sabotage Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:50:27 +0000 Zoe 10866 at http://venezuelanalysis.com A New Political Moment http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10858 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Juan Manuel Karg- Rebelion </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What is the political moment playing out in Venezuela now? What defined the recent governing socialist party (PSUV) congress? What will the opposition try next with Maduro? </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10858" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10858#comments Bolivarian Project Henrique Capriles leopoldo lopez Maria Corina Machado MUD Nicolás Maduro Opposition Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:52:55 +0000 Zoe 10858 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela: 'People's Solutions' to Climate Crisis Set Out http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10841 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Friends of the Earth International, Green Left Weekly </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Social movements gathered on Isla Margarita, Venezuela, over July 15-18 to discuss their demands ahead of United Nations climate talks due to take place in Lima, Peru, in December. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10841" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10841#comments Environment Environment Social movements Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:27:43 +0000 sascha 10841 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Encerrona, A Garden of Thorns http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10838 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ArmandoInfo </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The story of the last MUD session presided over by Ramon Guillermo Aveledo, who recently resigned as executive secretary of the opposition coalition. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10838" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10838#comments 2014 Opposition Protests Opposition Opposition Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:44:24 +0000 sascha 10838 at http://venezuelanalysis.com