Venezuela's newest socialist commune has been established in the western state of Lara. Named after a 20th Century communist guerrilla, the commune brings together the ten communal councils of Hato Arriba.
President Nicolas Maduro and his ministerial team have been criss-crossing Venezuela as part of the “Gobierno de Calle”, or “Street Government”, initiative. The latest stop was in the Andean state of Mérida.
“Against the fascist right wing, there is only one way to emerge victorious: the power of the people,” President Nicolas Maduro said in an address before the Great Patriotic Pole (GPP) in Caracas on Saturday afternoon.
In an address to over 10,000 activists of the government’s United Socialist Party of Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro stressed that “unity” was necessary for the Bolivarian process to keep moving forward.
Members of the Feminist Spider network gathered in front of the Attorney General’s Office, near Carabobo Park in Caracas, to carry out a series of activities for the International Day against Violence against Women on Monday.
More than 150 people gathered in the capital Caracas on Wednesday to show support for the Palestinian people, while the Venezuelan National Assembly approved a measure condemning the recent Israeli military attacks on the Gaza Strip.
With a festive agenda of recreational activities that included sports, dance, music and games, Venezuelans celebrated International Energy Saving Day in the capital’s Francisco de Miranda park last Sunday 21 October.