News: All http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/all/feed%3C/docs/EconomicIndicatorsSept03/news/culture en Venezuelan Social Movements Rally Against State Coal Mining Decree http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11456 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Activists from diverse social movements gathered outside Venezuela's Ministry of Energy and Mining in Caracas this morning to demand the repeal of a controversial presidential decree authorizing coal mining in the country's northwestern Perija mountain range located in Zulia state. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11456" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11456#comments China Coal mining Environment Indigenous Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Oil and Gas Social Movements Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:35:45 +0000 Zoe 11456 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan President Visits UN to Help Resolve Guyana Dispute http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11455 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Maduro said the U.N. secretary-general responded positively to his request for assistance in finding a diplomatic solution to the ongoing territorial dispute. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11455" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11455#comments Essequibo Guyana International Politics UNASUR United Nations Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:59:08 +0000 Zoe 11455 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela and Haiti Sign Agreement for Electoral Cooperation http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11454 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) signed a memorandum of understanding with its Haitian counterpart on Friday as part of an effort to deepen cooperation between the two electoral institutions in technical assistance and training.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11454" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11454#comments Elections Haiti International Politics Wed, 29 Jul 2015 01:07:19 +0000 Zoe 11454 at http://venezuelanalysis.com New Poll: 52% of Venezuelans Say Opposition Lacks Plan for the Nation http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11453 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A new study by the independent, Caracas-based polling firm Hinterlaces has determined that 52% of Venezuelans believe the anti-chavista opposition has no "plan for the nation." </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11453" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11453#comments Opposition Opposition Opposition Parties Politics Polls Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:30:23 +0000 Zoe 11453 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Two Ex-Venezuelan Military Officers Arrested for Suspected Drug Trafficking http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11451 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two former members of the Venezuelan armed forces (FANB) were arrested Monday on suspicion of drug trafficking. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11451" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11451#comments Corruption Drugs Law and Justice Military Military War on Drugs Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:41:25 +0000 lmkoerner 11451 at http://venezuelanalysis.com John Kerry Calls for Improved US Relations with Venezuela at Cuba Embassy Inauguration http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11449 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Speaking at the historic inauguration of the Cuban embassy in Washington, US Secretary of State John Kerry called for strengthening ties not just with Cuba, but with the island nation's longstanding socialist ally, Venezuela, as well.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11449" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11449#comments Cuba International U.S.-Latin America Venezuela-U.S. Relations Wed, 22 Jul 2015 01:36:18 +0000 lmkoerner 11449 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela and Palestine Dispel Rumors of Diplomatic Rift Over Scholarship Program http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11448 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan and Palestinian authorities reaffirmed their close ties today following rumors of diplomatic friction circulated by an Associated Press report last week. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11448" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11448#comments International Palestine Politics Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:13:55 +0000 Zoe 11448 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Announces 4-Year Human Rights Plan http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11444 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela announced Tuesday a four year plan to improve human rights, including institutional reform and better coordination with social movements. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11444" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11444#comments Bolivarian Project Bolivarian Revolution Human Rights NGOs Participation social gains Thu, 16 Jul 2015 22:50:06 +0000 lmkoerner 11444 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maria Corina Machado Barred from Public Office for Failing to Disclose Income http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11443 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan far right leader Maria Corina Machado has been barred from holding public office for twelve months after she neglected to disclose the full extent of her earnings during her term as a congresswoman. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11443" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11443#comments 2015 Opposition Maria Corina Machado National Assembly elections 2015 Opposition Politics Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:27:08 +0000 lmkoerner 11443 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Anti-Gang Offensive Arrests Hundreds, Earns Popular Support http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11442 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hundreds were arrested across Venezuela in a mass anti-crime operation undertaken by state security forces to liberate territories occupied by paramilitary gangs in the capital district and bordering states of Miranda and Aragua on Monday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11442" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11442#comments Caracas Crime Law Law and Justice Paramilitaries Wed, 15 Jul 2015 16:16:22 +0000 ryan 11442 at http://venezuelanalysis.com US Solidarity Delegation Visits Venezuela, Praises Democratic Model http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11441 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &nbsp;A group of twenty US social justice activists visited Venezuela last week as part of a delegation in solidarity with the South American nation following escalating US aggression in past months. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11441" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11441#comments CNE International international solidarity media war OAS Venezuela-U.S. Relations Tue, 14 Jul 2015 01:59:23 +0000 Rachael 11441 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Ordered to Pay $46 Million in Compensation for Tidewater Nationalization http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11439 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's request to review a $46 million compensation claim filed by the oil service firm Tidewater has been rejected by the World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on Wednesday.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11439" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11439#comments Economy Expropriations international arbitration Tidewater World Bank Sat, 11 Jul 2015 14:00:03 +0000 Rachael 11439 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela to Review Relations with Guyana http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11438 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has temporarily withdrawn his government’s ambassador to neighbouring Guyana following a heated exchange over disputed waters.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11438" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11438#comments Exxon Guyana International oil Oil and Gas Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:09:39 +0000 lmkoerner 11438 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro: Victory in Greece is also Triumph for Latin America http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11435 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sent a message to the Greek people giving them his full support after they voted no to accepting the Eurozone’s terms for an international bailout deal in a historic referendum&nbsp;this Sunday.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11435" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11435#comments International Tue, 07 Jul 2015 02:23:33 +0000 lmkoerner 11435 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Declares State of Emergency due to Heavy Rains http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11434 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro declared Friday a state of emergency in a town in Apure state, where heavy rains have spurred flooding. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11434" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11434#comments Apure Disaster Aid emergency response Environment Environment Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:22:02 +0000 Rachael 11434 at http://venezuelanalysis.com US Republican Senator Meets with Venezuelan Opposition in Caracas http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11432 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Republican Senator and Chairman for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Corker met with leading opposition figures&nbsp;on Tuesday&nbsp;after allegedly being invited to the country by right-wing hardliner, Maria Corina Machado.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11432" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11432#comments 2015 Opposition Maria Corina Machado Venezuela-U.S. Relations Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:45:47 +0000 lmkoerner 11432 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Voices Solidarity with Greece, Rejects “Financial Blackmail” http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11431 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro voiced solidarity with the Greek government of Alexis Tsipras yesterday after the latter refused a payment of $1.8 billion to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11431" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11431#comments European Union Greece IMF International international solidarity Syriza Tsipras Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:33:55 +0000 Rachael 11431 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Defends Human Rights Gains Before UNHRC Amid Rightwing NGO Attacks http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11430 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela testified before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Tuesday, defending the country’s advances in human rights under the Bolivarian Revolution amid allegations of abuse by opposition NGOs.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11430" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11430#comments 2015 Opposition Human Rights Media Coverage NGOs Social Movements United Nations Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:58:04 +0000 Rachael 11430 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Strengthens Ties with China, Iran, and the Caribbean http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11429 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela and China drafted a 10-year plan for strategic cooperation yesterday as part of the China-Venezuela High-Level Joint Commission that is meeting in Caracas through Wednesday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11429" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11429#comments Caribbean China International International cooperation Iran Petrocaribe Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:54:06 +0000 Rachael 11429 at http://venezuelanalysis.com PSUV Parliamentary Primary Sees Historic Grassroots Turnout http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11428 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In reportedly historic turnout, 3,162,400 Venezuelans voted in the internal parliamentary primaries of the governing Unified Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) that took place yesterday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11428" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11428#comments gender National Assembly elections 2015 Participation Politics Primaries PSUV 2015 PSUV Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:52:01 +0000 Rachael 11428 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Top Spain Official Blasts Ex-Prime Minister's Trip to Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11427 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Spain’s Secretary of State said Friday that the recent visit of former Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez to Venezuela to meet with opposition groups was a "mistake and a failure." </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11427" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11427#comments destabilisation International Opposition Spain Venezuela-Spain Relations Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:04:53 +0000 Rachael 11427 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Two Prisoners Arrested During 2014 Barricades Released http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11426 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities have released prisoners Gerardo Resplandor and Douglas Morillo. Both men were arrested last year for inciting violence during the protests commonly known as the barricades. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11426" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11426#comments 2014 opposition violence Opposition Opposition Students Tarek William Saab Fri, 26 Jun 2015 04:36:05 +0000 lmkoerner 11426 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Remains of Afro-Venezuelan Independence Hero Transferred to National Heroes Mausoleum http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11425 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The symbolic remains of Afro-Venezuelan independence hero, Pedro Camejo, better known as Negro Primero, were transferred to the country’s “Hall of Heroes” Mausoleum on Wednesday during an official celebration of the 194th anniversary of the decisive Battle of Carabobo. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11425" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11425#comments afro-descendents de-colonial politics independence Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Fri, 26 Jun 2015 02:20:59 +0000 lmkoerner 11425 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Maduro Backs CARICOM Proposal for Slavery Reparations http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11423 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has declared that his government would support an initiative by the Community of the Caribbean (CARICOM) to demand reparations from European countries for their role in colonial slavery. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11423" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11423#comments afro-descendents black power caricom International international solidarity reparations slavery Wed, 24 Jun 2015 22:17:31 +0000 Rachael 11423 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Proposes Bilateral Commission to Resolve Maritime Dispute with Colombia http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11422 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela called for the convocation of a bilateral commission Tuesday to diplomatically resolve a maritime territorial dispute with Colombia. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11422" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11422#comments Colombia-Venezuela Relations Colombian border defense Diplomacy International Wed, 24 Jun 2015 22:08:40 +0000 Rachael 11422 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Leopoldo Lopez Ends Hunger Strike in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11421 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jailed far right Venezuelan opposition leader &nbsp;Leopoldo Lopez ended a thirty day hunger strike today, claiming that the country’s National Electoral Council (CNE) had met one of his demands in fixing the date of parliamentary elections this December. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11421" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11421#comments 2015 Opposition hunger strike 2015 Legislative elections 2015 leopoldo lopez Opposition Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:41:48 +0000 Rachael 11421 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Parliamentary Elections Set for December 6 http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11420 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced that national parliamentary elections will be held on December 6. The announcement effectively silences an opposition-fueled rumor campaign that has filled international headlines with speculations that elections would not be held. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11420" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11420#comments 2015 Opposition CNE International media Legislative elections 2015 Politics Wed, 24 Jun 2015 02:09:55 +0000 Rachael 11420 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Spanish Judge Requests Extradition of former ETA Militant in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11419 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Judge Eloy Velasco brought an official request for the extradition of Iñaki de Juana Chaos before the Venezuelan government after he was sighted in Venezuela.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11419" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11419#comments ETA Extradition International Venezuela-Spain Relations Tue, 23 Jun 2015 01:33:56 +0000 lmkoerner 11419 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Protesters Block Rightwing Brazilian Senators From Visiting Leopoldo Lopez http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11417 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A minibus containing a group of rightwing Brazilian senators was confronted by Venezuelan protesters on Thursday, who blocked the road, preventing the delegation from visiting jailed hard right opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in Ramo Verde prison.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11417" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11417#comments Brazil destabilisation International leopoldo lopez Sat, 20 Jun 2015 20:19:24 +0000 Rachael 11417 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Campesino Leader Assassinated in Carabobo State, Authorities Blame Landowners http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11416 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan campesino leader Roberto Carrera was shot dead in northwestern Carabobo State on Saturday. He is the latest victim of assassins hired by large landowners to put down demands for agrarian reform, according to national authorities.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11416" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11416#comments Justice Land Reform Land Reform Peasant Leader Assassination Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:42:21 +0000 Rachael 11416 at http://venezuelanalysis.com