By Victor Rodriguez, Rachael Boothroyd- Venezuelanalysis.com, Apr 17th 2012
An interview with Victor Rodriguez of the Pluri-National Alternative Media Collective – The People’s Correspondents, based in Táchira state. The People’s Correspondents spans across Latin America and also has links in North America and Europe. The Venezuelan division was set up in 2008, when Rodriguez moved to Venezuela from his native Uruguay.
By Jessica Pernia, Tamara Pearson – Venezuelanlaysis.com., Feb 28th 2012
In this interview Venezuelanalysis talks to one of the activists who has been involved in the formation of the GPP almost right from the start. Although the GPP, an organisation which formally unites 35,000 Venezuelan movements and collectives, is just in its initial stages, we try to get a hang of what kind of organisation it could be, and the processes and forces that have been involved in its formation.
By Adriana Gregson and Akaida Libertad Orozco Díaz - Encontrarte, Feb 20th 2012
In this interview, Adriana Gregson talks about the pilot initiative which she set up at a young offenders' institute in Caracas. The project, which was set up with government funding, allows incarcerated youths to produce radio programmes with a political content for the community.
In this important interview, Worker-President of aliminium factory CVG Alcasa, Elio Sayago, details the history of workers' control at the plant, the attempts made by government bureaucrats and politicians to sabotage the workers' control project there, as well as the workers attempts to consruct a post-capitalist order through changing the social relations of production.
By MinCi and Álvaro Silva Calderón , May 31st 2011
Interview with Álvaro Silva Calderón, former General Secretary of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) during the 2002-2003 period. Calderón discusses the U.S. State Department's recently imposed unilateral sanctions against Venezuela's PDVSA, the attack on OPEC and Venezuela's struggle to maintain sovereignty over its abundant natural resources.
By Gregory Wilpert - Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Juan Esteban Lopez, May 30th 2011
Juan Esteban Lopez is from Medellín, Colombia, and has been living in Venezuela for the past four years where he has helped coordinate the Network of Exchange Systems, which has been implementing local currencies in many different communities in Venezuela.
Reinaldo Jose Bolivar, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs for Africa, discuses concrete ways in which Venezuela is deepening its links to its African “motherland”, links which have gone from almost nothing to something quite significant over the last five years.