New on venezuelanalysis.com http://venezuelanalysis.com/news en US Further Isolated as CELAC Rejects Regional Intervention http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11178 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The 33 member states of CELAC (the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) vehemently rejected North American intervention in the continent, and particularly the US-led blockade of Cuba, during the organisation's annual summit, held on January 28th and 29th in Costa Rica.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11178" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11178#comments CELAC colonialism International Regional Integration US intervention Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:31:53 +0000 Rachael 11178 at http://venezuelanalysis.com An Oral History of Grassroots Venezuelans in the Midst of the Economic War http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11177 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cory Fischer-Hoffman/ Various </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While the shortages and long-lines are creating serious inconveniences and undeniable burdens on most Venezuelans, beyond the frustration, the voices of grassroots Venezuelans are getting lost beneath negative predictions of macroeconomic collapse. In this oral history collage, members of the Venezuelan grassroots and popular movements speak for themselves about the roots of the economic war, their strategies in the face of it, and the solutions that they propose. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11177" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11177#comments 2015 Economy Bolivarian Revolution Economy Featured Article grassroots Opposition Participation scarcity Social Movements Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:22:14 +0000 ryan 11177 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Bolivar Needs Bold Action http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11176 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallett-Outtrim </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro made a point of downplaying his foreign exchange reforms last Wednesday, and good thing he did. The reforms are bound to do little to curb Venezuela's economic problems, despite the fact that genuine changes to the exchange system are urgently needed. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11176" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11176#comments Economy Exchange rate foreign currency exchange Monetary Policy Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:26:03 +0000 cory 11176 at http://venezuelanalysis.com US May Be behind Drug Accusations against Venezuelan Politician http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11175 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Diosdado Cabello, president of the National Assembly and first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) responded on Tuesday to allegations by his former bodyguard that he supposedly has links to drug trafficking.&nbsp; The U.S. is protecting a&nbsp;former body guard who&nbsp;claims&nbsp;to have denounced&nbsp;a Venezuelan government official’s so called links to drug&nbsp;trafficking, and has opened up an investigation. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11175" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11175#comments Diosdado Cabello Drugs International US-Venezuela relations Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:05:12 +0000 cory 11175 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Ex-Presidents Pastrana, Piñeda and Calderón Show Support for Venezuelan Opposition http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11174 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Former Chilean and Colombian Presidents attempt to visit jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez while in Venezuela attending an event organized by the opposition. The visit has strained Venezuelan-Colombian relations, and created more fervor around Lopez, whom the opposition claims is a political prisoner. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11174" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11174#comments 2015 Opposition Colombia-Venezuela Relations leopoldo lopez Opposition Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:37:33 +0000 cory 11174 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Popular Sectors Demonstrate Support for Maduro Amidst Economic War http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11173 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cory Fischer-Hoffman </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>On January 21st, Plaza Bolivar was full of <em>chavistas</em> who cheered as President Maduro walked towards the National Assembly building to give his annual national address to the legislature. Supporters did creative street actions, theater pieces, and showed their force in support of the President.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11173" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/images/11173#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:53:41 +0000 cory 11173 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan President Congratulates Syriza on Election Victory http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11172 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, has described the triumph of the leftwing coalition, Syriza, in the presidential elections in Greece as a "new wave of hope for Europe" after the party was elected with 36.3% of the vote on Sunday night. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11172" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11172#comments Greece International international relations oil Oil and Gas Saudi Arabia Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:23:52 +0000 cory 11172 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Revolution, Counter Revolution, and the Economic War in Venezuela: Part II http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11171 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> William Camacaro and Frederick B. Mills </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> William Camacaro and Frederick B. Mills offer an important overview of the current economic war in Venezula. Part II focuses on the need to change the economic model in Venezuela and explores the balance of political and economic forces in Venezuela today. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11171" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11171#comments 2015 Economy April 11 2002 Coup Bolivarian Project economic war Economy Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:14:42 +0000 cory 11171 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Revolution, Counter Revolution, and the Economic War in Venezuela: Part I http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11170 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> William Camacaro and Frederick B. Mills </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> William Camacaro and Frederick B. Mills offer an important overview of the current economic war in Venezula. In Part I of this two-part series, the authors give an overview of the current political climate in Venezuela and provide historical context for the use of food as a political weapon. By examining the 1973 Coup in Chile and the way that control of food was used during the 2002 coup in Venezuela and the 2003 Oil strike, the authors push for a deeper understanding of the current political climate in Venezuela today. Part II focuses on the need to change the Economic model in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11170" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11170#comments 2015 Economy April 11 2002 Coup Bolivarian Project Chile economic war Economy Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:51:06 +0000 cory 11170 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Stages March as Rightwing Violence Breaks out again in Merida State http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11169 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan opposition leaders grouped under the banner of the Roundtable of Democratic Unity led a march through the streets of the capital on Saturday, beginning from various points in the city center and concluding at the Centro Comercial Único, in the largely middle class opposition neighborhood of Chacaito. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11169" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11169#comments barricades Henrique Capriles Opposition Opposition rightwing violence Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:14:10 +0000 Rachael 11169 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela: Heinz Dieterich the Prophet of Doom – Or how not to save the Bolivarian Revolution http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11168 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alan Woods - In Defence of Marxism </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alan Woods responds to an article published by Heinz Dieterich on the Venezuelan leftwing website Aporrea, in which the German academic claims that 2015 will be the Maduro government´s last year in office. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11168" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11168#comments 21st Century Socialism Bolivarian project Bolivarian Project Economy Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:55:30 +0000 Rachael 11168 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Thousands March in Caracas to Commemorate Fall of Dictator http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11167 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &nbsp; On Friday, thousands took to the streets of the Venezuelan capital to commemorate the 57th anniversary of the toppling of the Pérez Jiménez dictatorship as well as to voice their support for the government of President Nicolás Maduro in the face of economic war and political destabilization.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11167" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11167#comments 23 de enero Bolivarian Project economic war Fourth Republic Perez Jimenez Politics Social Movements Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:03:08 +0000 Rachael 11167 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Entertains Raising Gas Prices But Rejects Devaluation of Venezuela´s Currency http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11166 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On Thursday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro made a much-anticipated address to the Venezuelan legislature in which he announced slight changes to monetary policies and the need to raise the extremely low cost of gasoline in the country.&nbsp; He also announced a 15% increase in the minimum wage and increased investment in education and housing. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11166" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11166#comments 2015 Economy Currency Economy Minimum wage Oil and Gas oil price Politics Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:28:27 +0000 cory 11166 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Social Movements Demand ¨Maximum Sentence¨ for Indigenous Leader´s Murderer as Trial Continues http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11165 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Movements gathered in Caracas on Monday to demand a 30 year sentence for Sabino Romero´s murderer. They also denounced a lack of media coverage of the case, as well as the increasing presence of Colombian paramilitaries and drugs traffickers on Yukpa territory. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11165" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11165#comments Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Indigenous struggle Land occupations Land Reform Sabino Romero Social Movements Yukpa Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:13:20 +0000 Rachael 11165 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Commemorates Uprising with March against Economic War http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11164 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan&nbsp;leftists and government supporters will march in Caracas this&nbsp;Jan. 23, a symbolic date for Venezuelan democracy, a municipal mayor of the city has announced. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11164" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11164#comments 2015 Economy Economy grassroots march Politics Social Movements Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:45:09 +0000 cory 11164 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Who Will Stand With Venezuela? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11163 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> W.T. Whitney Jr. - Counterpunch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Who in the world stands with a country when it is under the looming threat of a major U.S. government intervention? When Guatemala (1954), the Dominican Republic (1965), Chile (1973), and Haiti (2004) were in trouble, there was no one. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11163" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11163#comments internal destabilisation International Latin American Integration Regional Integration Venezuela-U.S. Relations Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:21:21 +0000 Rachael 11163 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Relaunches Rallying Cry for Anti-Government Protests http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11162 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Right-wing opposition leaders are calling for mobilizations against the government as food shortages continue in Venezuela. Meanwhile, government officials claim they have evidence that the right wing is planning to revive street barricades and violence as a means of creating destabilization. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11162" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11162#comments 2015 Opposition Henrique Capriles leopoldo lopez Opposition Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:36:09 +0000 cory 11162 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Arrests 13 Police Officials over Corruption Charges http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11161 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The country's authorities detained on Wednesday 13 police officials for alleged corruption. The government of Nicolas Maduro demonstrated again its commitment to combating corruption in the police forces of the country. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11161" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11161#comments Corruption Law and Justice Police Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:16:17 +0000 cory 11161 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Economic Solutions: Two Perspectives from the Bolivarian Left http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11160 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelanalysis.com/ Nicmer Evans and Euda Vera </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the face of on-going shortages of basic consumer goods, soaring inflation, a multi-pronged and broken currency exchange system and now falling oil prices, Venezuela's economic “crisis” is now being acknowledged at the highest levels of government. As opposed to the simplistic mainstream media coverage that attempts to blame Venezuela's woes on the boogie monster of “socialism,” we present two perspectives from within the Bolivarian Revolution on concrete public policy solutions to Venezuela's economic crisis. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11160" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11160#comments 2015 Economy economic difficulties Economy Monetary Policy Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:55:06 +0000 cory 11160 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Imitation and Copy: Venezuela Remembers Chile's Economic War http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11159 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ViVe Unidad de Documentales </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This video, produced by Venezuelan broadcaster ViVe, was aired in 2013- following the death of Hugo Chavez, at a time when the private economic began to escalate destabilizing techniques against the Bolivarian government in the face of the opposition’s electoral defeat. The short documentary compares similar tactics employed by the Chilean right-wing in the 1970’s to undermine Salvador Allende’s democratic socialism.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11159" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11159#comments Chile economic war International Law and Justice Media Watch Opposition Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:24:34 +0000 Zoe 11159 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Officials Seize Warehouse with Enormous Cache of Hoarded Items as Opposition Calls for Strike http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11158 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Following increased buying during the holiday season, Venezuela is facing shortages in food, basic goods, such as diapers and laundry detergent, medicine, and automotive items. As lines to purchase goods, especially at state-subsidized markets, have continued to grow, opposition leaders called for a nationwide strike on Monday- which was widely ignored. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11158" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11158#comments 2015 Economy Economy oil price Opposition Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:12:42 +0000 cory 11158 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Secures Support from Iran & Qatar in the Face of Oil Glut http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11157 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While visiting with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro said Saturday that plummeting oil prices are the product of a “geopolitical war.” </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11157" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11157#comments 2015 Economy 2015 oil glut Algeria Economy International Iran Oil and Gas OPEC Saudi Arabia Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:44:32 +0000 Zoe 11157 at http://venezuelanalysis.com China, the CELAC, and Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11156 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Luis Britto Garcia- aporrea.org </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan writer Luis Britto Garcia discusses the massive impact Chinese investment has had on recent Latin American development, while calling for strict outlines to be drawn to protect Venezuelan sovereighnty in the midst of heightened negotiation. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11156" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11156#comments 2015 Economy CELAC China Economy International Labor and Workers' Control Law and Justice Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:28:59 +0000 Zoe 11156 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Opposition Groups Suspected in Venezuelan Telecom Firm Attack http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11154 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> According to preliminary report, petrol bombs were thrown at the state-run company's headquarters, destroying eight vehicles. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11154" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11154#comments 2014 opposition violence CANTV Law and Justice Opposition Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:48:45 +0000 Zoe 11154 at http://venezuelanalysis.com US Slaps New Sanctions Against Venezuela: Why Now? http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11144 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Roger D. Harris </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this article Roger D. Harris, President of the Task Force on the Americas, explains the current political context for the United States´recent sanctions on Venezuela. Harris outlines the substance of sanctions, the response of Venezuela and the international community and how the current correlation of forces in both the US and Venezuela have resulted in increased sanctions against Venezuela that are spearheaded by the Democratic Party in the United States. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11144" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11144#comments International US Sanctions 2014 US-Venezuela relations Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:15:13 +0000 cory 11144 at http://venezuelanalysis.com China Commits $20 Billion to Venezuela at First Latin America-China Forum in Beijing http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11143 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Maduro announced that China has agreed to invest 20 billion dollars in Venezuela following the China-&nbsp;Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) meeting in Beijing. Venezuelan officials hope that increased Chinese investment will offset some of the shortfalls in the Venezuelan economy due to decade-low oil prices. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11143" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11143#comments CELAC China Economy International international relations Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:13:13 +0000 cory 11143 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Voices from GritTV http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11142 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GritTV </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Laura Flanders join the radical arts collective Otro Beta in Caracas, Venezuela to learn about their work, and what they have to say to the people of the United States.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11142" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/video/11142#comments Barrios collectives Culture Youth Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:48:27 +0000 cory 11142 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Signs Major Deals in China as Venezuela Strives to Meet Heightened Consumer Demands http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11140 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro shared “good news” from Chinese capital Beijing yesterday, after meeting with Chinese leaders and business owners to forge further pacts meant to mutually benefit both countries’ economies. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11140" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11140#comments 2014 economy 2015 oil glut China Economy Oil and Gas Politics Thu, 08 Jan 2015 02:11:31 +0000 Zoe 11140 at http://venezuelanalysis.com UPDATED: New Law to Combat Discrimination Against Venezuelans with HIV/AIDS http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11136 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A law protecting the equal rights of Venezuelan people living with HIV/AIDS and their families has been made official, after being approved by Parliament on August 14th. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11136" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/11136#comments Gender and Sexuality HIV/AIDS Law and Justice Social Programs Tue, 06 Jan 2015 18:52:41 +0000 Zoe 11136 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Rapprochement Between the United States and Cuba and Sanctions Against Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11134 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WILLIAM CAMACARO and FREDERICK B. MILLS </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> William and Frederick lay out a comprehensive analysis of the "consistent imperial strategy" demonstrated by US president Obama in recent policy shifts toward Cuba and Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11134" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/11134#comments Cuba International Law and Justice Politics US Sanctions 2014 US-Venezuela relations Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:26:18 +0000 Zoe 11134 at http://venezuelanalysis.com