New on venezuelanalysis.com http://venezuelanalysis.com/news en Venezuela Takes on Pro Tempore Presidency of Mercosur http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12064 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela assumes the economic trade bloc’s presidency despite several other member states’ objection to the lawful transition. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12064" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12064#comments International International cooperation MERCOSUR Politics Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:15:32 +0000 jeanette 12064 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Media Exaggerations of Apocalyptic Venezuela Plays into Regime Change Narrative http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/12063 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Real News Network </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Gabriel Hetland &amp; Rachael Boothroyd say that the crisis in Venezuela is real, but the international media descriptions of horror stories are far from representative of the real situation on the ground.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/12063" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/12063#comments International media Media Coverage Media Watch Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:37:45 +0000 ryan 12063 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's PSUV Distances Itself From Calls to Dissolve National Assembly http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12062 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The vice president of Venezuela's ruling socialist party distanced himself Thursday from a campaign led by one of his minor allies for the country's National Assembly (AN) to be dissolved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12062" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12062#comments National Assembly 2016 Politics PSUV Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:43:57 +0000 ryan 12062 at http://venezuelanalysis.com A Policy of Non-Intervention in Venezuela Would Be a Welcome Change http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12061 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Weisbrot - The New York Times </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> "The best thing that the United States government could do with regard to Venezuela, regardless of political outcomes there, would be to end its intervention," argues Weisbrot.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12061" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12061#comments Foreign intervention International Politics US foreign policy US intervention Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:29:37 +0000 jeanette 12061 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Obama Urges Dialogue in Deadlocked Venezuela, Sides with Opposition http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12060 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The US president called on the government to “respect” the country’s National Assembly and to release what he described as “political prisoners”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12060" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12060#comments Barack Obama International US interference Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:47:38 +0000 ryan 12060 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Ongoing Democratic Charter Saga in OAS Exposes Deep Hypocrisy http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12059 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter Bolton - Council on Hemispheric Affairs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> COHA's Peter Bolton lambasts the OAS for remaining silent on political violations in Brazil and human rights abuses in Mexico whilst continuing to put pressure on Venezuela.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12059" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12059#comments Brazil democratic charter Henry Ramos Allup Human Rights International Luis Almagro Mexico OAS Opposition Venezuelan opposition Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:54:20 +0000 Rachael 12059 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Government Condemns Terrorist Attack in Istanbul http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12058 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry has released the following statement in reaction to the terrorist attacks that rocked the Turkish city of Istanbul on Tuesday.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12058" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12058#comments International international solidarity Terrorism Turkey Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:20:13 +0000 Rachael 12058 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Grassroots Chavista Leader Assassinated in Caracas http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12057 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Local PSUV leader Elizabeth Aguilera, 43, was gunned down in her home in Cota 905 Monday night by an alleged criminal group who later burnt her body.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12057" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12057#comments Assassinations CICPC Law and Justice OLP PSUV Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:40:56 +0000 lmkoerner 12057 at http://venezuelanalysis.com We Want Justice: A Letter to Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12056 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lucía Martínez Romero </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lucía Martínez, wife of murdered indigenous Yukpa chief Sabino Romero, demands that Venezuela's Public Prosecution indict the wealthy cattle ranchers alleged to have hired the assassins.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12056" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12056#comments Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Indigenous struggle justice system Law and Justice Sabino Romero Yukpa Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:59:52 +0000 lmkoerner 12056 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Fourth Republic Found Guilty of State Terror http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12054 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Chief Prosecutor announced that more than 11,000 cases of state terror were found from 1958 to 1998.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12054" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12054#comments Fourth Republic Law and Justice Public Prosecution state repression State terror Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:54:55 +0000 Rachael 12054 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Trinidad Begins Food Exports to Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12053 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Trinidad began shipment of goods to Venezuela last week just one month after signing historic trade deals. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12053" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12053#comments Food International International cooperation Trinidad and Tobago Venezuelan crisis 2016 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:15:38 +0000 Rachael 12053 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Mixed Message at the OAS http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12052 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Frederick B. Mills - frederickbmills.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> According to philosophy professor Frederick B. Mills, the OAS permenent council left mixed messages during its special session on Venezuela last week. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12052" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12052#comments Foreign intervention International International cooperation OAS Politics Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:16:53 +0000 jeanette 12052 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Supreme Court Admits Lawsuit against Mega-Mining Project http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12051 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Supreme Court announced that it would hear a lawsuit filed by former high ranking cabinet members against a government plan to open 12 percent of the South American nation’s territory to open-pit mining. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12051" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12051#comments Environment Environment Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Law and Justice National Assembly 2016 Oil and Gas Orinoco Mining Belt Social movements Social Movements Supreme Court Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:08:33 +0000 Rachael 12051 at http://venezuelanalysis.com War of Words Continues at OAS over Venezuela Vote http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12049 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Organisation of American States concluded another marathon discussion on Venezuela Thursday without voting on whether Caracas should be suspended from the regional bloc. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12049" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12049#comments international International OAS Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:21:27 +0000 ryan 12049 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Pablo Iglesias Slams Venezuelan Parliament’s PODEMOS Probe as “Ridiculous” http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12048 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The leftist Spanish politician said that Venezuelan opposition parties do not have the authority to investigate his party.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12048" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12048#comments International Opposition Pablo Iglesias PODEMOS Venezuela-Spain Relations Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:21:21 +0000 lmkoerner 12048 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Public Prosecution Indicts Two Tumeremo Massacre Suspects http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12047 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The suspects are alleged to have acted as part of a criminal gang that carried out the mass murder of at least 17 miners in Bolivar state earlier in March. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12047" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12047#comments criminal gangs gold mining justice system Law and Justice massacre Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:02:04 +0000 lmkoerner 12047 at http://venezuelanalysis.com How Severe Is Venezuela’s Crisis? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12046 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gabriel Hetland - The Nation </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gabriel Hetland concludes that the mainstream media has consistently exaggerated the extent of Venezuela's current economic crisis following a three week visit to the South American country. In this piece, he draws on a number of interviews with social movement activists to answer the question: just how bad is Venezuela's current crisis?&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12046" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12046#comments economic crisis Economy Food mainstream media Media Coverage Medicine Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:50:17 +0000 Rachael 12046 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Meets US Envoy, Travels to Havana for Colombia Peace Deal Signing http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12045 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met with US envoy Thomas Shannon on Wednesday before flying to Havana to attend&nbsp;the signing of an historic peace accord between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12045" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12045#comments Colombia Colombia peace negotiations International Regional Integration Venezuela-US relations Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:03:59 +0000 Rachael 12045 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Ten Ways Venezuela Spoke Truth and Exposed Hypocrisy at the OAS Extraordinary Session http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12044 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeanette Charles – Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's Foreign Minister courageously spoke truth to power challenging US hegemony at the OAS meeting on the South American nation’s dialogue process this week.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12044" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12044#comments anti-imperialism Delcy Rodríguez International international solidarity Luis Almagro OAS Wed, 22 Jun 2016 18:08:13 +0000 lmkoerner 12044 at http://venezuelanalysis.com China Denies Allegations of Dialogue with Opposition http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12043 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Chinese government dismissed allegations that they met with the opposition after a Financial Times’ recent report stated otherwise. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12043" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12043#comments 2016 economy China-Venezuela relations Economy International Oil and Gas oil crisis opposition 2016 Tue, 21 Jun 2016 18:46:16 +0000 jeanette 12043 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Foreign Minister Demands Immediate Resignation of OAS Secretary General http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12042 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The demand comes as a recent poll affirms that over two-thirds of Venezuelans oppose international intervention in their country. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12042" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12042#comments International international intervention Luis Almagro OAS Tue, 21 Jun 2016 02:53:10 +0000 lmkoerner 12042 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelans Demand an End to Lesbo-Trans-Homophobia with Kisses and Culture http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12041 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VENEZUELA ANALYSIS &amp; ALIANZA SEXO GENERO DIVERSO REVOLUCIONARIA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Over the weekend, the sex and gender diversity movement organized a cultural takeover of public space in Caracas to call for a Venezuela free of lesbo-trans-homophobia.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12041" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12041#comments Gay and Lesbian rights Gay Pride Gender equality Sexual diversity Social movements Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:23:13 +0000 jeanette 12041 at http://venezuelanalysis.com López Rejects Dialogue as CNE Begins Signature Validation Process http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12040 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The opposition leader dismissed the possibility of dialogue with the government unless a recall referendum is guaranteed. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12040" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12040#comments Bolivarian Project CNE leopoldo lopez Politics recall referendum 2016 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 22:50:58 +0000 jeanette 12040 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Relaxes Forex Ceiling as Oil Prices Remain Stable http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12039 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's official currency exchange rate is gaining ground on the country's thriving dollar black market, according to data released by the central bank Thursday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12039" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12039#comments 2016 economy economic crisis 2016 Economy Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:08:01 +0000 ryan 12039 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Supreme Court Strikes Down Opposition Health Law, Declares AN’s May Activities Invalid http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12038 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s high court declared an emergency health law approved by the opposition-controlled parliament unconstitutional due to its infringement upon the Executive branch’s powers. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12038" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12038#comments Constitution Law and Justice National Assembly 2016 Opposition Politics Supreme Court of Justice Fri, 17 Jun 2016 02:01:05 +0000 jeanette 12038 at http://venezuelanalysis.com What’s Going on in the Barracks? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12037 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Milton D&#039;León – Izquierda Diario </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's armed forces could determine the fate of the Maduro government.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12037" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12037#comments Bolivarian Project Diosdado Cabello Economy Military Nicolás Maduro Venezuelan Armed Forces Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18:54:39 +0000 lmkoerner 12037 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Over 400 Arrested in Cumana Lootings, Authorities Finger Opposition http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12036 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities arrested over 400 during widespread looting in the eastern coastal city of Cumana on Tuesday.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12036" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12036#comments 2016 food riots economic crisis 2016 Economy food shortages Law and Justice Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18:26:45 +0000 lmkoerner 12036 at http://venezuelanalysis.com OAS Makes "Historic" Decision to Review Secretary General for Actions Against Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12035 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The regional body’s permanent council will gather next Tuesday to assess Luis Almagro’s controversial call for immediate intervention in Venezuelan domestic affairs and its suspension from the organization last month.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12035" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12035#comments Delcy Rodríguez Foreign intervention International international relations Luis Almagro OAS Politics Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:50:02 +0000 jeanette 12035 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Public Prosecution Investigates Alleged “Looting” Deaths http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12034 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The public legal body announced that it will prosecute a sergeant major in connection to one of the fatal shootings.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12034" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12034#comments justice system Law and Justice Police Thu, 16 Jun 2016 01:31:19 +0000 lmkoerner 12034 at http://venezuelanalysis.com United Nations: Solutions to Venezuela’s Crisis Mustn’t Be Imposed from Outside http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12033 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, urged Venezuela's government and opposition to find a peaceful, nationally agreed solution to the country’s problems. &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12033" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12033#comments Bolivarian Project dialogue Human Rights International Politics United Nations Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:32:56 +0000 jeanette 12033 at http://venezuelanalysis.com