New on venezuelanalysis.com http://venezuelanalysis.com/news en 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 Venezuela: Answer Coups and Economic Sabotage with a Revolutionary Offensive http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11239 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marxist Tendency of the PSUV - In Defense of Marxism </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Marxist Tendency of &nbsp;the PSUV argues that the current crisis cannot be resolved by making concessions to the bourgeoisie and that the only solution is a revolutionary offensive that places the means of production under workers' control and thoroughly revolutionizes the armed forces. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11239" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11239#comments 21st Century Socialism Bolivarian Project Coup d'etat Documents economic war marxism Venezuelan Armed Forces Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:06:52 +0000 lmkoerner 11239 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 Why the CIA Won’t Give Up on Venezeula | Interview with Eva Golinger http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11237 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Abby Martin- Eva Golinger </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Abby Martin of Breaking the Set (RT America) speaks with author of the Chavez Code, Eva Golinger about the Western backed resistance groups in Venezuela and how there is a coup happening in real time.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11237" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11237#comments Blue Coup Bolivarian Project Eva Golinger International Opposition US intervention Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:51:20 +0000 Zoe 11237 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 Ernesto Samper: "UNASUR Will Keep Looking for Peaceful Solutions in Venezuela" http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11235 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ernesto Samper- El Tiempo </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rightwing Venezuelan newspaper El Tiempo conducts an interview with Secretary General of UNASUR (Union of South American Nations). In the interview, the Colombian diplomat gives his take on the current challenges facing the Venezuelan government, including his view on the economy and the threat of foreign intervention. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11235" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11235#comments International Media peace talks Regional Integration UNASUR Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:13:26 +0000 Rachael 11235 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 FAO Representative Debunks Myth of Increased Hunger in Venezuela, Highlights Urban Farming Initiatives http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11230 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marcelo Resende &amp; Vanessa Davies – Correo del Orinoco </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FAO Representative Marcelo Resende says Venezuela's urban agriculture is playing a key role in improving food sovereignty. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11230" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11230#comments Agriculture Economy Environment FAO Social Movements urban agriculture Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:49:17 +0000 ryan 11230 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 Whispering Venezuela? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11225 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Albert- TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Albert critiques the U.S. anti-authoritarian Left's silence in the face of U.S.-sponsored destabilization efforts in Venezuela, encouraging U.S. leftists to join in critical solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution at its hour of greatest need.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11225" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11225#comments Bolivarian Project Documents international solidarity Leftist politics US intervention Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:05:28 +0000 lmkoerner 11225 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Which Way Venezuela? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11224 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Albert &amp; Eva Golinger, ZNET </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Znet's Michael Albert interviews attorney and journalist, Eva Golinger, on the ongoing destabilization attempts against the Venezuelan government and US involvement. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11224" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11224#comments Blue Coup destabilisation Documents Opposition US interference US-Venezuela relations Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:24:16 +0000 Rachael 11224 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 Raising the Price of Gasoline: An Inflationary Measure for No One’s Benefit http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11220 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Deivi Peña- Lucha de Clases </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Deivi Peña argues that increasing the price of gasoline will give the Venezuelan oligarchy an excuse to intenify the economic war by setting off a further spiral of inflation that will harm working class people.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11220" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11220#comments 2015 oil glut Bolivarian Project Documents economic war Economy Oil and Gas oil price Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:46:40 +0000 lmkoerner 11220 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 Venezuelan Carnival "El Callao" Comes to a Close in Caracas http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11216 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelanalysis </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Thousands of Venezuelan families turned out for the closing procession of Carnaval "El Callao," held across the country this Tuesday in Venezuela.</p> <p>Here Venezuelanalysis brings readers a selection of photos from the celebrations in Los Proceres, Caracas.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11216" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11216#comments afro-descendents Carnival Culture Music festival Venezuelan traditions Wed, 18 Feb 2015 22:01:05 +0000 Rachael 11216 at http://venezuelanalysis.com “What is Inexcusable is Venezuela's Political Independence” http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11215 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> John Pilger- TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An interview with John Pilger, conducted by Michael Albert. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11215" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11215#comments 2015 Opposition International Law and Justice Politics sovereignty U.S. sanctions Tue, 17 Feb 2015 20:47:18 +0000 Zoe 11215 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Imaginary Lines - The Media War on Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11214 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Chris Spanner/ Eva Golinger </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Venezuela has been in the eye of a constant media storm. That storm is intensifying as a new opposition coup plot was thwarted last week. Eva Golinger is an attorney and author of The Chavez Code. In this episode of TeleSUR English's original program Imaginary Lines, host Chris Spannos interviews Eva about the media war on Venezuela.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11214" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11214#comments coup attempt Eva Golinger International media war Media Watch Opposition soft coup Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:40:17 +0000 Zoe 11214 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Social Media Coup? The Vile Virality of Venezuela’s Opposition http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11213 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Heather Gies and Cyril Mychalejko- TeleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On the anniversary of the outbreak of violent right-wing protests, teleSUR examines the role of social media in fomenting violence and misinformation. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11213" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11213#comments 2014 Opposition Protests International Media Watch Opposition Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:57:12 +0000 Zoe 11213 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 Venezuelan Guarimbas: 11 Things the Media Didn't Tell You http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11211 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tamara Pearson and Ryan Mallett-Outtrim </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> teleSur journalists&nbsp;Tamara Pearson and Ryan Mallett-Outtrim debunk the myriad of lies and fabrications disseminated by the mainstream corporate media about the violent opposition protests in 2014, known as the "guarimbas."&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11211" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11211#comments 2014 opposition violence destabilization Documents Media Coverage Media Watch Opposition Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:20:38 +0000 lmkoerner 11211 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 Hector Navarro: I’m Encouraging a Rebellion at the Bases of the PSUV http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11209 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Héctor Bujanda/Hector Navarro- contrapunto </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ex-minister Hector Navarro calls for the bases of the PSUV to retake control of the party whose internal democracy he claims has been threatened by bureaucratization and corruption. Nevarro, who was himself formally disciplined by the leadership of the PSUV for defending ex-planning minister &nbsp;Jorge Giordani, nonetheless holds open the possibility of further deepening the Revolutioon by broadening popular protagonism.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11209" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11209#comments Bolivarian Project Bureaucracy Hugo Chavez legacy Interviews PSUV Socialism Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:35:50 +0000 lmkoerner 11209 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