News: All http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/all en 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 New Evidence Links Ledezma, COPEI to Thwarted Coup http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11238 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello unveils new evidence that&nbsp;could lend further support to allegations concerning Antonio Ledezma's &nbsp;role in the "Blue" coup. A stash of weapons, including explosives, was also discovered at the Caracas headquarters of opposition party COPEI. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11238" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11238#comments 2015 Opposition Antonio Ledezma Blue Coup Documents Opposition Opposition Parties Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:34:16 +0000 lmkoerner 11238 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s New Forex System Sees Steady Results http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11236 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The new foreign exchange mechanism Simadi, introduced by the Venezuelan finance minister on February 10th, has so far seen promising results.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11236" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11236#comments 2015 Economy Economy Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:43:10 +0000 Zoe 11236 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Government Detains Police Officer Following Death of Teenager http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11234 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan Minister of Interior Relations, Peace and Justice&nbsp;confirmed that the officer in question is currently in police custody.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11234" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11234#comments impunity justice system Law and Justice PNB Police protest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:39:53 +0000 Rachael 11234 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Denounces Foreign Interference at UN Security Council http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11229 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez denounced foreign interference and the economic war being waged on Venezuela during her presentation Monday at the United Nations Security Council. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11229" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11229#comments 2015 Opposition Blue Coup coup attempt International Law and Justice Opposition Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:34:01 +0000 Zoe 11229 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Caracas Mayor Indicted in Venezuela, Will Face Trial http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11228 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Venezuelan judge has found sufficient evidence linking arrested Caracas Mayor, Antonio Ledezma, to a conspiracy against the national government in order to proceed to trial, the Venezuelan Public Prosecutor’s Office has confirmed.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11228" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11228#comments Antonio Ledezma Blue Coup Colombia-Venezuela Relations destabilization leopoldo lopez Lorent Saleh Opposition UNASUR Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:25:11 +0000 Rachael 11228 at http://venezuelanalysis.com "March of the Red Carnations" Commemorates Living Legacy of Ali Primera 30 Years After His Death http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11227 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thousands took part in the March of the Red Carnations this Sunday in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the death of legendary Venezuelan folksinger and revolutionary icon, Ali Primera, known as "the People's Singer."&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11227" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11227#comments Ali Primera Culture Culture Protest music Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:13:22 +0000 Rachael 11227 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Health Ministry to Distribute 18 Million Free Condoms http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11226 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan Health Ministry announced on Friday that the National Public Health System will distribute 18 million condoms for men and women free of charge over the course of 2015. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11226" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11226#comments economic war Healthcare media war social investment Social Programs Tue, 24 Feb 2015 04:32:41 +0000 Rachael 11226 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Mayor, Alias “The Vampire,” Arrested for Role in Blue Coup Plot http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11223 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan opposition Mayor and longtime rightwing politician, Antonio Ledezma, has been arrested by the country’s intelligence services, SEBIN, for his alleged role in plotting to stage a coup against the democratically elected government of Nicolas Maduro.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11223" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11223#comments Antonio Ledezma Blue Coup Conspiracy destabilization Opposition Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:08:13 +0000 Rachael 11223 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Opposition Protesters Mark Anniversary of Rightwing Leader's Arrest by Attempting to Kill Air Force Sergeant http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11222 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the latest round of opposition street violence, a group of masked youth violently assaulted an unarmed official of the Bolivarian Air Force in the wealthy Caracas neighborhood of Chacao on Wednesday </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11222" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11222#comments 2014 opposition violence 2015 Opposition Documents Opposition rightwing violence Fri, 20 Feb 2015 06:27:29 +0000 lmkoerner 11222 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Voices Solidarity with Argentina's Kirchner Amid Destabilization Effort http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11221 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Nicolas Maduro voiced support for his Argentine counterpart, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, on Wednesday in the face of a destabilization effort against her government following the death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11221" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11221#comments Argentina destabilization Documents International international solidarity soft coup Fri, 20 Feb 2015 02:27:11 +0000 lmkoerner 11221 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Reminds Spain that it is “Sovereign” Country as Relations Deteriorate http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11218 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodriguez, has hit back at her Spanish counterpart, Jose Manuel García-Margallo, after he claimed that the country’s Maduro administration had “undemocratically” threatened Spanish businesses with expropriation. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11218" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11218#comments International Media Coverage media war Venezuela-Spain Relations Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:45:19 +0000 Rachael 11218 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s OAS Ambassador Reacts to Secretary General’s Claims http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11217 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In an interview on Monday, OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza claimed the Venezuelan government was unwilling to dialogue with the opposition, provoking a vehement response from Roy Chaderton, the Caribbean nation’s OAS representative.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11217" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11217#comments destabilizatio OAS Opposition Opposition Thu, 19 Feb 2015 01:40:04 +0000 Rachael 11217 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Amid International Outcry, Venezuelan Officials Allege Blackwater, U.S. and Canadian Links to Thwarted Coup http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11212 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New revelations &nbsp;in Venezuela have linked U.S. private security firm Blackwater, now known as Academi, to the aircraft that was to be used as part of Thursday's thwarted "Blue Coup" attempt.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11212" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11212#comments 2015 Opposition coup attempt destabilisation Opposition US-Venezuela relations Tue, 17 Feb 2015 03:24:17 +0000 Rachael 11212 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Opposition Students Divided as Anniversary of Guarimba Sees Fresh Wave of Violence in Caracas, San Cristobal http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11210 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On February 12th, the anniversary of the start of violent anti-government protests in 2014, opposition student leaders from major universities throughout the country gathered in the Aula Magna theater of the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) on Thursday to commemorate the national “Youth Day" as well as unveil their “plan of struggle for 2015." </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11210" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11210#comments 2014 opposition violence 2015 Opposition Opposition Social Movements Sat, 14 Feb 2015 00:10:21 +0000 Zoe 11210 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Coup Plot in Venezuela Thwarted http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11208 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Coup plotters planned on assassinating the Venezuelan president and installing&nbsp;a de facto government. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11208" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11208#comments Assassination Plans Coup d'etat destabilization Military Opposition Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:31:23 +0000 Rachael 11208 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Leading Opposition Figures Publicly Call for Regime Change and “National Transition Agreement” http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11207 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Three leading figures of the Venezuelan opposition have released a statement amounting to a demand for regime change and the establishment of a transitional government in the country. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11207" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11207#comments 2015 Opposition April 11 2002 Coup destabilisation Opposition regime change Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:55:30 +0000 Rachael 11207 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Announces New Currency Exchange Mechanism Based on “Supply and Demand” http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11206 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan Central Bank has announced the creation of a new currency exchange entity known as SIMADI, which will allow dollars to be sold and purchased legally according to “market rates”. The new mechanism will operate alongside SICAD I and SICAD II, which will continue to sell dollars at an exchange rate set by the government.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11206" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11206#comments 2015 Economy Economy Exchange rate Speculation Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:18:14 +0000 Rachael 11206 at http://venezuelanalysis.com German Embassy Releases “Alarming” Declaration to Residents in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11205 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The statement advises German residents to take a number of “precautions in the face of the crisis” in the country, including having enough food and water supplies to last 2 weeks.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11205" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11205#comments economic war German-Venezuelan Relations International soft coup Wed, 11 Feb 2015 23:29:24 +0000 Rachael 11205 at http://venezuelanalysis.com The Non-Aligned Movement, UNASUR, and CELAC Stand with Venezuela Against Latest US Sanctions http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11202 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> At the request of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, a special commission representing the two largest unions of Latin American nations convened yesterday in Uruguay to analyze the latest sanctions imposed by the United States government against Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11202" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11202#comments Documents International international solidarity U.S. sanctions UNASUR Venezuela-U.S. Relations Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:38:37 +0000 lmkoerner 11202 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Molotov Attack on Public TV Station in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11201 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> At 3 AM yesterday morning, two unidentified individuals armed with Molotov cocktails attacked the Western headquarters of the state television station Vive TV, in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11201" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11201#comments 2014 opposition violence Documents Opposition rightwing violence State Media Venezuelan Media Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:25:08 +0000 lmkoerner 11201 at http://venezuelanalysis.com ​Retired General Calls on Venezuelans to Form Local Resistance Units: “Get Ready to Use your Firearms” http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11199 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Retired Venezuelan military General, Angel Vivas, has released a string of videos on Youtube calling on Venezuelans to form “local resistance units” against the government and to prepare themselves for a war “to the death”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11199" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11199#comments 2014 opposition violence 2015 Opposition destabilization Documents Opposition soft coup Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:01:51 +0000 lmkoerner 11199 at http://venezuelanalysis.com New Anti-Poverty Mission, "Households of the Nation," Gets Underway in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11193 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The stated aim of the new mission is to tackle extreme poverty and ensure the "total protection" of the Venezuelan family, from birth and child-rearing through to elderly care.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11193" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11193#comments extreme poverty Poverty Reduction social investment Social Missions Social Programs Mon, 09 Feb 2015 20:38:53 +0000 Rachael 11193 at http://venezuelanalysis.com