News: All http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/all en Venezuela Receives US$18 Billion of Chinese Financing, Signs 38 Accords http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10800 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela has signed 38 agreements worth US$18 billion with China, signaling a deepening of the two countries’ relations.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10800#comments bilateral cooperation China Economy International Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:08:21 +0000 tamara 10800 at http://venezuelanalysis.com United Socialist Party of Venezuela Grassroots Elects National Congress Delegates http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10799 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Grassroots members of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela elected 537 delegates to the party’s 3rd National Congress on Sunday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10799" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10799#comments Participation Politics PSUV Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:29:15 +0000 ewan 10799 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Participates in Gathering of Emerging Powers in Brazil, New Agreements Reached http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10797 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela participated in the gathering of the BRICS emerging powers and Latin American regional blocs in Brazil this week, where new agreements were hailed as beginning the creation of a new global financial architecture. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10797" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10797#comments BRICS CELAC Economy International Multi-polar UNASUR Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:31:46 +0000 ewan 10797 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Extends Planned “Shakeup” of Venezuelan State and Economy http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10796 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has extended the date upon which significant changes to the government and state administration will be announced. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10796" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10796#comments 2014 economy Economy Nicolás Maduro Politics Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:00:09 +0000 ewan 10796 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Sacred Stone of Venezuelan Indigenous to Return After 15 Years in German Exhibit http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10795 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Earlier this month Venezuela's attorney general, Luisa Ortega Diaz, announced that proceedings were underway to secure the return of the sacred Kueka Stone, removed from Pemon indigenous land in 1998 to be part of a park installation in Berlin’s Tiergarten Park, in Germany. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10795" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10795#comments Culture German-Venezuelan Relations Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans International Kueka Pemon Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:29:09 +0000 Zoe 10795 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Divided as Attorney General Reacts to Claims http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10794 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Early this morning Venezuelan attorney general Luisa Ortega Diaz dispatched a public attorney to Ramo Verde military prison, to check on conditions of hardline opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez’s confinement. This came in response to claims made by Lopez’s wife, Lilian Tintori, who told reporters last week she was denied visiting rights.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10794" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10794#comments 2014 opposition violence Law and Justice leopoldo lopez Opposition Prisons Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:38:10 +0000 ryan 10794 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Major Changes in Venezuela's Medical Sector http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10793 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Over the past week, the Venezuelan government has approved a number of projects destined to expand preexisting public healthcare programs.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10793" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10793#comments Barrio Adentro Medicine Social Programs Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:08:21 +0000 tamara 10793 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Former Minister Navarro Launches Criticisms of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10790 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A former Bolivarian government minister, Hector Navarro, has criticised the internal democracy of the leadership of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10790" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10790#comments Jorge Giordani Law and Justice Nicolás Maduro Politics PSUV Tue, 15 Jul 2014 02:27:30 +0000 Zoe 10790 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Launches “SOS Palestine” Campaign to Demand End to Israeli Bombardment http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10788 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has launched an “SOS Palestine” campaign to demand an end to Israel’s ongoing bombardment of Palestine’s Gaza strip. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10788" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10788#comments International international solidarity Palestine Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:10:59 +0000 ewan 10788 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Palestine Solidarity Movement Demands Venezuelan Government and MERCOSUR Cut All Ties with Israel http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10787 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hundreds of people gathered after work yesterday in downtown Caracas to protest Israel’s “Operation Protective Edge” - the continuing massive bombardment of Gaza.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10787" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10787#comments grassroots International Palestine Solidarity Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:05:33 +0000 tamara 10787 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Analysts Confused as Venezuelans Say Their Country is Second Most Democratic in Region http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10786 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In a respected regional poll measuring citizens’ perception of their democracy, Venezuelans have given the second most favourable response in Latin America, leaving the report’s authors scratching their heads. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10786" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10786#comments Democracy Latinobarometro Participation Politics Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:04:08 +0000 ewan 10786 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Government Makes Dialogue Call as Venezuelan Opposition Considers Next Step http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10785 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities have made a renewed offer to the opposition to join dialogue talks while the opposition’s leadership considers their next move following the dissipation of protests. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10785" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10785#comments 2014 Opposition Protests 2014 opposition violence 2014 Peace Dialogue Opposition Politics Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:23:25 +0000 ewan 10785 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Yukpa Chief: Paramilitaries Trying to “Erase” Us http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10783 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Around fifty armed men allegedly assaulted and forcefully removed Yukpa cacica (chief) Carmen “Anita” Fernandez from her land in the western Venezuelan state of Zulia last Monday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10783" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10783#comments Indigenous Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Sabino Romero Thu, 10 Jul 2014 01:55:58 +0000 ryan 10783 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Government Takes Measures in Key Economic Areas http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10780 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While planning macroeconomic reform in a bid to stabilise the economy, Venezuelan authorities are attempting to tackle problems in key economic areas such the supply of goods, labour, and international air travel. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10780" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10780#comments economic difficulties economic war Economy Labor and Workers' Control Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:51:16 +0000 ewan 10780 at http://venezuelanalysis.com U.S. – Venezuela Relations Take Step toward Normalisation http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10779 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela and the United States have designated chargé d’affaires to each other’s capitals, signaling a move toward the normalisation of relations. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10779" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10779#comments International Politics Venezuela-U.S. Relations Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:00:24 +0000 Zoe 10779 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela to Host Pre-Cop Environmentalist Gathering Ahead of Lima http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10777 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Claudia Salemo, the Venezuelan government’s climate change negotiator, has briefed delegates at a climate change conference in Bonn, Germany, on preparations for the “Social Climate Change Pre- COP’ scheduled to be held in her country ahead of COP 20 taking place in December 2014 in Lima, Peru. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10777" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10777#comments Climate Change Environment International Social Movements Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:41:19 +0000 ewan 10777 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Initiative Launched to Increase Employment Opportunities for Disabled People in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10775 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan government is organizing a series of employment fairs to increase the number of disabled people in formal employment, as part of efforts to guarantee the disabled their full rights as citizens. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10775" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10775#comments Disability issues Participation Social Programs Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:16:47 +0000 ewan 10775 at http://venezuelanalysis.com OAS, Venezuela Declare Solidarity with Argentina in U.S. Hedge Fund Dispute http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10774 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Organization of American States (OAS) has declared its solidarity with Argentina in its debt repayment dispute with a U.S.-based hedge fund. Venezuela meanwhile has argued that the case underlines the need for a new regional financial architecture. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10774" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10774#comments Argentina debt Economy International international solidarity OAS Sat, 05 Jul 2014 01:44:29 +0000 ewan 10774 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Promises Reform amid Debate over Economic Direction http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10773 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan government has confirmed that it is planning a series of macroeconomic reforms to confront ongoing problems, provoking diverse reactions over the country’s economic direction. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10773" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10773#comments Economy foreign currency exchange Oil and Gas PDVSA Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:04:51 +0000 ewan 10773 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Farmers on Disputed Land Say They Have No Intention of Vacating http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10772 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On&nbsp;May 2nd, the Venezuelan Supreme Court motioned to uphold the November 2003 ruling in favor of landowner Rogelio Peña Aly, economist and former mayor of Barinas state, who claims his land has been illegally occupied since February of 2003. The peasant communities currently inhabiting the vast “Hato Santa Rita” estate believe they are within their rights under the Land Law, a position which late president Hugo Chavez publicly supported. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10772" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10772#comments Land occupations Land Reform Land Reform Land Reform law Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:31:02 +0000 ryan 10772 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Initiates Government “Shake-Up” in Venezuela for July http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10768 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro announced yesterday the need for “a complete and profound revolution within public administration.”&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10768" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10768#comments Economic growth Jorge Giordani Labor and Workers' Control Nicolás Maduro Politics Thu, 03 Jul 2014 02:40:41 +0000 ryan 10768 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Offers to Bury the Hatchet with Internal Critics http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10766 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has offered to renovate his government and end the dispute with the former ministers who recently criticized his leadership. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10766" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10766#comments 2014 economy Bolivarian Project Economy Jorge Giordani Nicolás Maduro Politics Tue, 01 Jul 2014 03:48:29 +0000 Zoe 10766 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Social Programs Expanded in Venezuela’s Poorest Communities http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10765 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan government has initiated its policy of expanding social programs in the country’s most deprived areas in a bid to eradicate extreme poverty. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10765" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10765#comments Bolivarian Project Housing mission Poverty Poverty Reduction Social Missions Social Programs Tue, 01 Jul 2014 03:37:19 +0000 Zoe 10765 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan President Maduro Responds to Former Ministers’ Criticisms http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10761 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro and other top government officials have responded to recent criticisms made by several former ministers which have revealed a rift within Chavismo.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10761" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10761#comments Economic growth Jorge Giordani Nicolás Maduro Politics Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:48:02 +0000 ryan 10761 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Government Implements Special Measures in Face of Drought http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10760 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities are taking special measures to reduce the impact of the drought affecting the country, which is estimated to be the seventh worst in the last sixty years. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10760" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10760#comments drought Environment Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:27:40 +0000 ewan 10760 at http://venezuelanalysis.com PSUV Leader Navarro Faces Possible Suspension for Backing ex-Venezuelan Minister Giordani http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10759 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Prominent Venezuelan socialist Hector Navarro could face suspension from the PSUV for publicly supporting former planning minister Jorge Giordani. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10759" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10759#comments Jorge Giordani Nicolás Maduro politics Politics PSUV Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:48:06 +0000 ryan 10759 at http://venezuelanalysis.com CELAC Draws Up Plan to Eliminate Poverty & Malnutrition in Region by 2024 http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10758 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) has advanced toward the agreement of a common plan to tackle social and developmental problems in the region.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10758" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10758#comments CELAC International Poverty Reduction Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:27:09 +0000 tamara 10758 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Economic “Architect” Giordani’s Exit from Government Causes Controversy http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10756 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The dismissal of one of the government’s long standing economic figures, Jorge Giordani, from his ministerial post has caused debate and controversy in the South American country. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10756" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10756#comments Bolivarian Project Economy Economy Jorge Giordani Nicolás Maduro Venezuelan Media Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:37:13 +0000 Zoe 10756 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan President and High Ranking Officials to Declare Wealth, Ex-Minister Investigated for Corruption http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10753 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan comptroller Adelina Gonzalez announced yesterday that all senior officials in public office must update their sworn declaration of wealth (DJP) between the 1st and 31st of July. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10753" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10753#comments Corruption Law Law and Justice Thu, 19 Jun 2014 02:07:27 +0000 ryan 10753 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maria Corina Machado is Witness in Maduro Assassination Case in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10748 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yesterday, the far right opposition leader and former legislator Maria Corina Machado arrived at the Attorney General’s Office in Caracas to act as a witness in a high-profile investigation regarding an alleged plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10748" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10748#comments Maria Corina Machado Nicolás Maduro Opposition Opposition Wed, 18 Jun 2014 04:10:05 +0000 tamara 10748 at http://venezuelanalysis.com