New on venezuelanalysis.com http://venezuelanalysis.com/news en Students March for and against Government in Caracas http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11996 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan students poured into the streets of Caracas in pro and anti-government marches on Thursday as President Nicolas Maduro announced a 54% increase in university salaries. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11996" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11996#comments Chavista Students Opposition Students Politics Universities Sat, 28 May 2016 03:11:19 +0000 Rachael 11996 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Podemos Slams Ciudadanos Visit to Venezuela, Urges “Respect” for Legal System http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11995 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Podemos General Secretary Pablo Iglesias issued a call Wednesday to respect Venezuela’s legal system following a controversial visit to Caracas by the head of the new right-wing Spanish political party Ciudadanos. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11995" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11995#comments International Pablo Iglesias PODEMOS Venezuela-Spain Relations Sat, 28 May 2016 01:10:04 +0000 Rachael 11995 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Opposition Protests Supreme Court Ruling as CNE Divides over Referendum Date http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11994 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan opposition supporters took to the streets Wednesday to protest a Supreme Court ruling restricting demonstrations near the country’s electoral authority due to violence. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11994" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11994#comments CNE Henrique Capriles Opposition Politics recall referendum 2016 Fri, 27 May 2016 02:48:20 +0000 lmkoerner 11994 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Negotiates “Historic” Deals with Trinidad & Tobago http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11993 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed a deal for a series of cross-border initiatives in energy, security, commerce and food relief whilst on a whirlwind visit to the Caribbean island.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11993" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11993#comments Economy International Trinidad & Tobago Thu, 26 May 2016 00:36:47 +0000 greg 11993 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Does Venezuela’s Crisis Prove Socialism Doesn’t Work? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11992 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallett-Outtrim - Counterpunch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallett-Outtrim gives a run-down of the root causes of Venezuela's economic problems, arguing that the government's maintenance of exchange controls, not socialism, has sunk the country into a financial black hole. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11992" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11992#comments economic crisis 2016 Economy Economy Exchange rate Inflation Maduro administration Wed, 25 May 2016 23:58:55 +0000 Rachael 11992 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Brazil & Argentina “Open” to Aiding Mediation in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11991 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Argentina’s Mauricio Macri government and Brazil’s acting Michel Temer administration have announced they plan to “work together” on mediating in Venezuela’s current crisis.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11991" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11991#comments Argentina economic crisis 2016 International Mediation Russia Wed, 25 May 2016 12:47:58 +0000 tamara 11991 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Russia Denounces External Forces for Crisis in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11990 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Moscow spoke out against what it says are external attempts to destabilise Venezuela and warned against the imposition of “colour scenarios” in the South American country.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11990" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11990#comments Bolivarian Project Foreign intervention International Russia-Venezuela Tue, 24 May 2016 20:35:03 +0000 jeanette 11990 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Mass Civic-Military Mobilisations in Venezuela Warn Against Intervention http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11989 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More than half a million soldiers and civilian militia members took to the streets of Venezuela to send a “clear message to imperialism” as rumours of an unconventional coup loom over the South American country.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11989" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11989#comments Foreign intervention Imperialism Militia Participation Venezuelan Bolivarian Armed Forces Tue, 24 May 2016 12:43:51 +0000 Rachael 11989 at http://venezuelanalysis.com UNASUR Economic Team Gets to Work in Venezuela, UN Urges Dialogue http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11988 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The regional team came together last week and is tasked with helping the Venezuelan government deal with the ongoing economic crisis.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11988" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11988#comments Ban Ki Moon dialogue economic crisis 2016 Economy Ernesto Samper National Assembly 2016 UNASUR United Nations Tue, 24 May 2016 02:10:03 +0000 Rachael 11988 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Media Wars: The Role of the Left When Venezuela's Imperfect Revolution is Under Attack http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11987 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tamara Pearson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tamara Pearson makes a case for critical solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution, arguing that not talking about problems only contributes to creating a distorted picture of Venezuelan reality. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11987" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11987#comments Bolivarian project Bolivarian Project International media international solidarity Mon, 23 May 2016 16:11:30 +0000 Rachael 11987 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela – A Last Warning http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11985 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jorge Martin – 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"> Venezuela's crisis is the failure not of socialism but of reformist attemps to tame and humanize capitalism, argues Jorge Martin.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11985" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11985#comments 21st Century Socialism anti-capitalism Bolivarian Project economic crisis Economy Imports Inflation Labor and Workers' Control Media Watch Military Opposition recall referendum 2016 Social Movements Fri, 20 May 2016 18:22:27 +0000 lmkoerner 11985 at http://venezuelanalysis.com National Assembly Demands Suspension of Venezuela from OAS http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11984 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan legislators have officially petitioned for their own country to be suspended from the Organisation of American States, amid ongoing political deadlock. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11984" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11984#comments international International Nicolás Maduro OAS Opposition opposition 2016 Politics Fri, 20 May 2016 18:12:57 +0000 ryan 11984 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Ramos Allup Security Chief Arrested for Allegedly Financing Anti-Police Violence http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11983 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A life long bodyguard to ex-president Carlos Andres Perez, Rodriguez has been accused of serving as a torturer for Venezuela's infamous political police.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11983" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11983#comments Carlos Andres Perez Fourth Republic Henry Ramos Allup Law and Justice Opposition opposition 2016 Fri, 20 May 2016 17:31:38 +0000 lmkoerner 11983 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Seven Arrested for Attacking Police in Violent Opposition Protests http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11982 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An opposition march turned violent Wednesday, as demonstrators attacked police with sticks and rocks and attempted to burn down a leftwing student residence in downtown Caracas. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11982" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11982#comments 2014 opposition violence Law and Justice Opposition opposition 2016 Politics recall referendum 2016 rightwing violence Thu, 19 May 2016 18:20:58 +0000 lmkoerner 11982 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan President Slams US “Double” Incursion into National Airspace http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11981 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has hit out at mounting aggressions against his government after a US Boeing 707 E-3 Sentry illegally entered Venezuelan airspace on two occasions.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11981" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11981#comments International opposition 2016 US intervention Wed, 18 May 2016 18:45:25 +0000 tamara 11981 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Ye'kwana, Sanema and Pemon Peoples’ Declaration Against Orinoco Mining Belt http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11980 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kuyujani Organization </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan indigenous peoples issue a manifesto rejecting the government's controversial mining project. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11980" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11980#comments Indigenous Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Mining Orinoco Mining Belt Wed, 18 May 2016 02:19:45 +0000 jeanette 11980 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Protesters Heckle Father of Leopoldo Lopez in Spain http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11978 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Prensa YVKE- Tropa Marxista- Aporrea.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In this video, the father of jailed far-right Venezuelan politician Leopoldo Lopez Mendoza is met with dozens of Spanish protesters outside a closed event organized by the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) in Asturias, Spain.&nbsp;</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11978" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11978#comments 2014 opposition violence International leopoldo lopez Mariano Rajoy Spain Tue, 17 May 2016 20:37:57 +0000 lmkoerner 11978 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Students Relaunch Nationwide Protests amid Anti-Government Violence http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11977 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Students from Venezuela’s autonomous public universities mobilized in anti-government protests across the country on Monday amid reports of fresh violence in Tachira state. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11977" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11977#comments Opposition Opposition Students opposition violence rightwing opposition 2016 Tue, 17 May 2016 19:56:28 +0000 Rachael 11977 at http://venezuelanalysis.com 190,000 Dead Venezuelans 'Support' Recall Referendum on Maduro http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11976 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The commission overseeing the referendum process said tens of thousands of names that were submitted belong to people who are not alive. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11976" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11976#comments CNE Fraud Opposition Opposition Participation recall referendum 2016 Tue, 17 May 2016 17:51:40 +0000 Rachael 11976 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Expands State of Exception Citing Threats of Foreign Intervention http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11975 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Friday the expansion of the country’s state of exception in a bid to confront a deep economic crisis as well as national security threats posed by international right-wing forces. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11975" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11975#comments Foreign intervention Imperialism International Opposition state of emergency Mon, 16 May 2016 21:13:49 +0000 Rachael 11975 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Maduro Recalls Brazil Ambassador Over Coup http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11974 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a close ally of the government of President Dilma Rousseff, dubbed his Brazilian counterpart the victim of a coup. &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11974" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11974#comments Brazil International soft coup Mon, 16 May 2016 17:47:52 +0000 lmkoerner 11974 at http://venezuelanalysis.com “We Will Defend the Revolutionary Process”: Afro-Venezuelan Youth and Today's Struggle for Freedom http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11973 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JEANETTE CHARLES AND ÁNGEL GÓNZALEZ – Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VA’s Jeanette Charles speaks with one youth organizer about his movement's commitment to continue the revolutionary legacy of the Afro-Venezuelan people. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11973" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11973#comments afro-venezuelans Bolivarian Project Bolivarian Revolution de-colonial politics Featured Article Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Interviews Social Movements Youth Mon, 16 May 2016 04:22:40 +0000 jeanette 11973 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Inside Venezuela’s Housing Mission "Dignified Housing for the People" - Tiuna City http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11972 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jonas Holldack </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Read why the majority of Venezuelans living in the Great Housing Mission do not want their homes privatized.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11972" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11972#comments Great housing mission National Assembly 2016 social housing Sat, 14 May 2016 21:10:38 +0000 jonas 11972 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Caracas “Afro Chávez” Forum Inaugurates Afro-Venezuelan Month http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11971 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Afro-Venezuelan revolutionaries came together on Tuesday for a forum to commemorate the Black political legacy of Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11971" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11971#comments afro-venezuelans Bolivarian Revolution Hugo Chavez legacy Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Fri, 13 May 2016 23:44:24 +0000 jeanette 11971 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Maduro: Rousseff Impeachment Trial 'Made in the USA' http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11970 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro condemned Thursday impeachment proceedings against Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff, describing them as an attack on Latin America's left. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11970" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11970#comments Brazil International Mauricio Macri soft coup US intervention Fri, 13 May 2016 16:10:35 +0000 ryan 11970 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Mega-Raid Kills Nine in Caracas as Maduro Pledges War on Gangs http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11968 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a new phase in the government’s controversial “Liberate the People” security operation this Tuesday, pledging to rid the country of gang related violent crime.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11968" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11968#comments armed forces gangs Human Rights Law and Justice OLP Paramilitaries violent crime Thu, 12 May 2016 03:32:37 +0000 Rachael 11968 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Revolutionary Artists Ascended to Venezuela's Pantheon of Heroes http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11967 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jonas Holldack - Venezuelanalysis </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Every May 10th Venezuela celebrates the National Day of the Artist in homage to Venezuelan painter, Armando Reverón, who was born on this date in 1889. This year was a particularly special commemoration, however, as the remains of Reverón and Communist painter and writer, César Rengifo, were transferred to the national Pantheon of Heroes in Caracas.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11967" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11967#comments Wed, 11 May 2016 15:30:43 +0000 jonas 11967 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Economic Policy Could Determine the Political Results in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11966 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Weisbrot – The Hill </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Economist Mark Weisbrot argues that fixing Venezuela's broken currency exchange system may be the only way for the Maduro government to regain popularity and stay in power amid a right-wing offensive.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11966" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11966#comments 2016 oil glut economic crisis Economy Exchange rate Opposition Politics Social Missions Social Programs Wed, 11 May 2016 13:42:59 +0000 lmkoerner 11966 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Supreme Court Blocks Housing Privatization Law http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11965 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Supreme Court found that the contentious law contravenes the Venezuelan Constitution’s principle of “progressivity” with regard to human rights, and constitutes a “regression” that reduces the right to housing to “a mere consumer necessity”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11965" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11965#comments GMVV Great housing mission Housing National Assembly 2016 Opposition opposition 2016 Politics Supreme Court Mon, 09 May 2016 23:25:18 +0000 Rachael 11965 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Condemns US, OAS Over Calls to Invoke Democratic Charter http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11964 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez has accused the head of the Organisation of American States of collaborating with the United States to undermine the government of President Nicolas Maduro. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11964" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11964#comments April 11 2002 Coup International Nicolás Maduro OAS United States Fri, 06 May 2016 16:11:27 +0000 ryan 11964 at http://venezuelanalysis.com