On Sunday, June 29th, Venezuelan members of the LGBTQ community and allies marched through the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. The demonstrators came from many different social sectors and represented a wide variety of political beliefs.
On the weekend of Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 May, over 600 commune activists representing dozens on communes in the state of Mérida in the Venezuelan Andes met to build greater links between themselves and to advance their movement for community self organisation and production, what they refer to as “people’s self government”.
The alternative school of Pueblo Nuevo, Merida, aims to empower children by involving them in their learning processes, in their community, and placing communication in their hands: involving them in radio production, video production, and here; photography.
By Ewan Robertson / Venezuelanalysis.com / Various
This photo essay follows the development of the unrest from the beginning, and looks at the current state of a town divided between the eerie tension of the barricades and the bustling normality of the rest of the city.
Looking at photos of Venezuela from the last century one notices that some things have changed little, while others, especially people's diet, the skin colour of politicans, clothing, and attitudes towards national identity, have changed.