News: All http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/all en Costa Rican Ambassador Fired for Defending Venezuelan Government Amid Escalating Media War http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11299 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Costa Rican government fired its recently appointed ambassador to Venezuela yesterday after the latter expressed support for the Bolivarian government in an interview with a prominent rightwing Venezuelan newspaper. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11299" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11299#comments costa rica International Law and Justice media war Media Watch Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:54:38 +0000 Zoe 11299 at http://venezuelanalysis.com G77+ China, CELAC, UK Politicians Reject US Aggressions on Venezuela UPDATED http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11298 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The G77+ China and the Community of States of Latin America and the Caribbean (CELAC) are the latest multilateral blocs to join the international outcry against President Obama's executive order in early March labeling Venezuela "an unusual and extraordinary threat". </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11298" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11298#comments International Law and Justice US sanctions 2015 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:15:04 +0000 Zoe 11298 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Probes Foreign Bank Accounts Amid Corruption Allegations http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11295 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan public prosecutor’s office announced on Tuesday it would probe Venezuelan holdings in offshore accounts, as part of a continued defense effort in the face of United States threats. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11295" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11295#comments Corruption International Law and Justice Politics US sanctions 2015 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:28:27 +0000 Zoe 11295 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Two Supermarket Executives Charged With Hoarding in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11294 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two managers of the private supermarket chain Dia Dia were formally charged by the Venezuelan state prosecutor yesterday with the alleged crimes of boycott and destabilization of the economy. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11294" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11294#comments economic war Economy Law and Justice sabotage Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:47:12 +0000 Zoe 11294 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Government Creates Ministry of Eco-socialism http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11292 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On Tuesday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the creation of the Ministry of Eco-socialism and Water, which will be tasked with protecting the environment and confronting the threat of climate change.The governments of the Bolivarian Revolution have taken concrete steps to confront the threat of climate change. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11292" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11292#comments Bolivarian Project Climate Change eco-socialism Environment Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:45:20 +0000 Zoe 11292 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Police Chief Apologizes for Homophobic Comments http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11291 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan politician Freddy Bernal made a public apology this weekend after a live television interview on Wednesday in which he said homosexual police officers should conceal their “sexual appetites” in the workplace. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11291" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11291#comments Gender and Sexuality LGBTI Police Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:42:40 +0000 ryan 11291 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Over a Million Venezuelans Sign Letter Rejecting Obama's Executive Order http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11288 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More than a million Venezuelans have spoken out against an Executive Order released by the Obama administration on March 9th, which brands Venezuela a “national security threat” and slaps several more Venezuelan state officials with sanctions. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11288" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11288#comments International Law and Justice Politics US sanctions 2015 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:04:16 +0000 Zoe 11288 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Mujica Leads Uruguay's Venezuela Solidarity March + PHOTOS http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11287 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Last week Mujica said that whoever says that the South American country could be “a threat” to the U.S. “has a screw loose.” </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11287" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11287#comments International Politics Uruguay US sanctions 2015 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:57:44 +0000 Zoe 11287 at http://venezuelanalysis.com World Bank Rules in Venezuela's Favor, Rejects "Exorbitant Compensation" in Tidewater Nationalization Case http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11280 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) of the World Bank ruled in favor of Venezuela on Monday, rejecting the "exorbitant compensation" demanded by Tidewater. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11280" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11280#comments compensation Economy Tidewater World Bank Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:36:13 +0000 tamara 11280 at http://venezuelanalysis.com ALBA and Non-Aligned Movement Reject US Aggressions Against Venezuela, Call for Dialogue http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11279 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two multilateral bodies, the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) and the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), joined the international&nbsp;chorus&nbsp;condemning President Obama's executive order targeting Venezuela this week. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11279" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11279#comments ALBA NAM US aggression Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:04:43 +0000 tamara 11279 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Hooded Militants Launch Molotov Attack on Bolivarian University in Tachira State http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11278 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Around 15 masked militants attempted to storm the building with molotov cocktails on Monday evening before entering into violent altercations with the Bolivarian National Police force.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11278" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11278#comments barricades Opposition rightwing violence UBV Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:59:14 +0000 Rachael 11278 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Makes Debt Payment Despite Talk of Default http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11276 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The government of Venezuela serviced its debt with a US$1 billion payment Monday, debunking myths that the country is on the verge of a default. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11276" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11276#comments debt Default Economy Economy Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:08:28 +0000 Rachael 11276 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelans Mobilize in Marches and Military Exercises in Defense of Sovereignty Against U.S. Aggression http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11275 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Over 100,000 Venezuelans mobilized throughout the country for a series of national military exercises in defense of their national national sovereignty on Saturday. They were also joined by a contingency from Russia.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11275" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11275#comments civic-military alliance Military Opposition Russia Social movements US intervention Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:16:49 +0000 Rachael 11275 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Granted Decree Powers by Parliament to Confront Imperialism http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11272 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Head of State’s request to make use of the country’s Constitutional Enabling Law was officially approved by the Venezuelan National Assembly in second discussion on Sunday. Maduro will use the law to pass legislation aimed at protecting the country from the growing threat from the United States.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11272" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11272#comments Bolivarian Project Documents Enabling law International U.S. sanctions US intervention Venezuela-U.S. Relations Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:23:11 +0000 lmkoerner 11272 at http://venezuelanalysis.com UNASUR Rejects US Aggressions on Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11270 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela received strong backing from the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Saturday afternoon, at an emergency summit addressing the recent aggressions from US President Barack Obama. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11270" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11270#comments International Interviews Regional Integration U.S. sanctions U.S.-Latin America US intervention Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:33:24 +0000 lmkoerner 11270 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Social Movements Take to the Streets to Oppose U.S. Aggression http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11268 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan social movements converged in Plaza Venezuela in the center of the capital on Thursday to manifest their firm rejection of the latest round of U.S. sanctions. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11268" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11268#comments International Law and Justice Social Movements US intervention US sanctions 2015 Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:47:00 +0000 Zoe 11268 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Assembly Grants Executive Powers while Military Drills in Defensive Exercises http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11266 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In response to US president Obama’s use of an executive order to sanction Venezuelan authorities, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro requested decree powers to pass an “anti-imperialist law to prepare for all scenarios.” The National Assembly voted by majority their approval this on Wednesday morning. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11266" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11266#comments ALBA destabilization Enabling law Opposition U.S. sanctions UNASUR Venezuela-U.S. Relations Thu, 12 Mar 2015 03:06:33 +0000 Rachael 11266 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Sounds Alarm after Obama Invokes International Emergency Act http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11261 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez sent an alert to universal solidarity groups this afternoon, indicating that recent actions taken by the US government are meant to justify "intervention," and do not correspond with international law. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11261" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11261#comments 2015 Opposition International Law and Justice US intervention US sanctions 2015 Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:21:33 +0000 Zoe 11261 at http://venezuelanalysis.com UPDATED: Castro, Correa and Morales Rally Behind Venezuela to Condemn US Sanctions http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11259 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa said today that the latest White House measures “remind us of the darkest hours of our America, when we received invasions and dictatorships imposed by imperialism... Will they understand that Latin America has changed?” </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11259" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11259#comments Ali Primera Bolivarian Project Evo Morales Fidel Castro International Law and Justice Politics Rafael Correa US interference US sanctions 2015 Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:58:53 +0000 Zoe 11259 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Vows Equal Gender Representation for Parliament on International Women’s Day http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11257 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A series of other measures put forward by Venezuela’s National Women’s Congress were also approved by the president, who called for a debate on legalising same-sex marriage and abortion.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11257" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11257#comments Abortion Bolivarian Project Documents Feminism Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Women's rights Tue, 10 Mar 2015 04:02:22 +0000 lmkoerner 11257 at http://venezuelanalysis.com U.S. President Barack Obama Brands Venezuela a "Security Threat," Implements New Sanctions http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11256 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> U.S. President Barack Obama issued an executive order this Monday slapping Venezuela with new sanctions and declaring the Bolivarian nation&nbsp;&nbsp;an "unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security". </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11256" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11256#comments Barack Obama Opposition U.S. sanctions US interference Venezuela-U.S. Relations Mon, 09 Mar 2015 21:12:50 +0000 Rachael 11256 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelans Mount 'Anti-Imperialist Peoples' Court' on Anniversary of Chavez Death http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11254 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thousands of Venezuelans gathered in the Plaza Bolívar in the center of Caracas yesterday to commemorate the second anniversary of the death of late president Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías with an 'Anti-Imperialist Peoples' Court.' </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11254" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11254#comments 2015 Opposition Blue Coup Hugo Chavez legacy Law and Justice Politics Social Movements Sat, 07 Mar 2015 02:58:43 +0000 Zoe 11254 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Unveils Further Evidence of ‘Blue Coup’ Plot http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11251 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan president may call upon the United States to extradite a primary suspect, Carlos Osuna, who was recorded discussing the plot with a Venezuelan military official via Skype. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11251" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11251#comments 2015 Opposition Blue Coup International Law and Justice Opposition US intervention Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:12:04 +0000 Zoe 11251 at http://venezuelanalysis.com UPDATED: Guyana Warns Venezuela Not to Interfere in Offshore Drilling Project in Disputed Waters http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11249 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> According to Guyanese officials, Venezuelan foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez sent a letter to ExxonMobil’s Guyana office last month to oppose an offshore drilling project, as Venezuela claims jurisdiction over the maritime zone in question. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11249" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11249#comments Exxon Guyana International Law and Justice oil Oil and Gas Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:45:22 +0000 Zoe 11249 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Extreme Poverty in Venezuela Drops to Record Low http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11248 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The level of extreme poverty in Venezuela dropped to a record low of 5.4 percent in 2015, Social Development Minister Hector Rodriguez said Monday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11248" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11248#comments Economy Economy Poverty Poverty Reduction Social Missions Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:15:52 +0000 ryan 11248 at http://venezuelanalysis.com US Solidarity Organizations Plan National Day of Action for Venezuela on March 5th http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11247 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As the two-year anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s death approaches, US-based solidarity organizations rally for a nation-wide Day of Action to celebrate the late socialist leader’s legacy and condemn US intervention in Venezuelan affairs. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11247" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11247#comments Bolivarian Project International international solidarity Social Movements Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:10:44 +0000 Zoe 11247 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro: “US Human Rights Abusers Not Welcome in Venezuela” http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11245 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan government has responded to increased pressure from Washington by revoking visa rights for former US politicians such as George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, described by President Nicolas Maduro as “terrorists against the peoples of the world”. The head of state also went on to call for a “global rebellion against US imperialism”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11245" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11245#comments Opposition sovereignty Terrorism US-Venezuela relations Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:59:55 +0000 Rachael 11245 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Government Announces Further Reparations for Victims of Caracazo http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11244 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Nicolas Maduro announced on Saturday that the Venezuelan state would pay reparations to 74 new families who were victims of the 1989 massacre perpetrated by state security forces, known as the "Caracazo". </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11244" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11244#comments Caracazo Fourth Republic Justice Law and Justice reparations state repression Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:20:50 +0000 Rachael 11244 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Continues to be Chavista, According to New Poll http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11242 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The poll also highlighted that 57% of citizens have faith in President Nicolas Maduro's capacity to improve the economy, while a substantial 80% of those questioned believe that human rights are guaranteed in the country. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11242" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11242#comments Bolivarian Project Chavismo economic war Economy Human Rights support Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:54:23 +0000 Rachael 11242 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelans Commemorate 26th Anniversary of the Caracazo http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11240 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dozens gathered in the South Cemetery of Caracas on Friday to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the "Caracazo", the 1989 popular rebellion which saw Venezuela's poor and excluded majority rise up against the IMF structural adjustment package imposed by President Carlos Andres Perez. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11240" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11240#comments Bolivarian Project Caracazo Carlos Andres Perez Fourth Republic IMF popular organisation Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:16:43 +0000 Rachael 11240 at http://venezuelanalysis.com