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Housing Rights Groups Protest Privatisation of Social Housing in Caracas

"Land is a right, not merchandise" (Jonas Holldack - Venezuelanalysis.com)

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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Venezuelans from Both Political Sectors March in Caracas as National Assembly Swings Right

"People of the world, we will continue to prevail!" -Chavista Territory.

Venezuelan chavista marched outside the National Assembly yesterday in defense of their revolution during the swearing-in ceremony of the new legislative body, which for the first time in 15 years came under the control of right-wing opposition parties. Supporters of the opposition also showed up en masse to show support for their new lawmakers.

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Maduro Invites 200 Grassroots Leaders to Impromptu Assembly after Chavistas March on Miraflores

Chavistas marched in downtown Caracas toward the presidential palace Miraflores. (Ances Díaz)

On Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the Venezuelan opposition swept a two-thirds majority in the Dec 6 National Assembly elections, supporters of the socialist government marched to the presidential palace Miraflores calling for debate and new revolutionary strategies.

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Chavistas Launch Campaign to Reclaim Revolution

Every heartbeat counts

Venezuela’s grassroots are rallying around a new self-managed campaign, which relies on graphic design and social media participation to highlight the enduring vitality of the Bolivarian process as a struggle to build power from below in the leadup to December parliamentary elections. 

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FIMVEN Showcases National and International Talent

Los Golperos (Oscar Arria)

Organized by the Ministry of Culture, the Venezuelan Festival of International Music (FIMVEN) opened in Caracas from October 7th to 11th, featuring eighteen major national and international performances, as well as venues for a further 900 national artists with the aim of visibilizing up and coming talent.

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Commune Alberto Lovera Reinvigorates Venezuelan Fishing

Turistic Fishing Commune Alberto Lovera brings communal production to Venezuela's sunny beaches. 

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Grassroots Cultural Movement Tranforms Public Spaces in Caracas

A grassroots cultural movement in Venezuela proves that art can emerge and take over public spaces without the help of government grants and funding.

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Against the Grain: Women Workers Build Socialist Housing Complex in Venezuela

“They said we couldn’t do it, that it was men’s work,” says Daneysa. But their motive is a strong one; to create housing for everyone. A few miles from the Bicentennial City, they organized and proposed a project called “Heroines of the Homeland” which will provide homes for 680 women and their families.

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Venezuelan Independence Day 2015

Marching workers from the government's "Great Housing Mission" (albaciudad)

On Sunday July 5th, Venezuela celebrated the 204th anniversary of its emancipation from Spanish colonial rule. 

 

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Venezuelans Plant Thousands of Trees for Eco-socialism

Henry Tesara y Fausto Torrealba (AVN)

Thousands of Venezuelans joyfully dug their hands in the soil on Sunday, May 31, planting 3,500 trees in Caracas as well as 187,000 seeds in national parks across the country.

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Caracas Theatre Festival 2015

Venezuelan theatre company, Dramart, brought the public their version of Anton Chekhov's "The Bear".  (UstrubalBr

Venezuelanalysis brings you a selection of photos from Caracas' fourth Theatre Festival, which came to a close on Sunday.

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FILVEN 2015 Comes to a Close in Caracas

Readers were able to peruse a vast selection of books sold at "preferential prices" throughout the two week festival (

Venezuela´s annual International Book Festival (FILVEN) came to an end in Caracas over the weekend. Here, Venezuelanalysis brings readers a selection of photos from the ten day long festival.

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Venezuelan Carnival "El Callao" Comes to a Close in Caracas

There was plenty of revolutionary sentiment! (David Rojas - Venezuelanalysis)

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. 

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Popular Sectors Demonstrate Support for Maduro Amidst Economic War

With oil prices tumbling to a decade low of under $40 USD per barrel of Brent crude, Maduro recently returned from a whirlwind t

On January 21st, Plaza Bolivar was full of chavistas who cheered as President Maduro walked towards the National Assembly building to give his annual national address to the legislature. Supporters did creative street actions, theater pieces, and showed their force in support of the President. 

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Thousands of Venezuelans March to Celebrate their Constitution and Condemn US Interference

(EFE)

Thousands of Venezuelans marched in Caracas on Monday to celebrate 15 years since the Bolivarian Constitution was passed in a nationwide referendum.

 The march also served as a platform for Venezuelans to express their outrage at the sanctions recently imposed by the United States government on the Caribbean nation.

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