New on venezuelanalysis.com https://venezuelanalysis.com/news en Clinton Emails Reveal Direct US Sabotage of Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12104 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Telesur English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton led a team committed to delegitimizing the politics of the late Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12104" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12104#comments Foreign intervention Hillary Clinton International United States-Venezuela relations US State Department Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:08:24 +0000 Rachael 12104 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Supreme Court Orders Search for Former ETA Member in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12102 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Former ETA militant, Iñaki de Juana Chaos, is one of Spain’s most wanted and was last seen in a Venezuelan coastal town. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12102" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12102#comments Extradition International International cooperation Law and Justice Venezuela-Spain Relations Wed, 27 Jul 2016 01:23:22 +0000 jeanette 12102 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Nephews of Venezuela’s First Lady Confess to Cocaine Smuggling https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12103 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cilia Flores’ nephews were arrested in Haiti last November and face charges of conspiring to smuggle cocaine into the United States. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12103" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12103#comments Cilia Flores Drug trafficking International Law and Justice United States Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:40:20 +0000 jeanette 12103 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Debunking Myths About The Crisis In Venezuela: An Insider's Perspective https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12100 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Javier Hasse - Benzinga </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> One of BBC's international correspondents exposes five media myths about Venezuela's current economic and political context.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12100" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12100#comments corporate media food shortages International International media Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:30:35 +0000 jeanette 12100 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Marriage Equality Faces Challenge from Right in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12099 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A conservative group filed their official opposition to same sex civil marriage and the right to legal identity modifications for transgender individuals last week. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12099" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12099#comments Gender and Sexuality Law and Justice LGBTQ rights sex and gender diversity Supreme Court of Justice Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:22:15 +0000 jeanette 12099 at https://venezuelanalysis.com UNHCR Refutes AFP Venezuela Coverage https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12098 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In an official statement to the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Relations, the international human rights refugee commission refuted recent AFP coverage regarding the Venezuelan-Colombian border situation. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12098" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12098#comments AFP Colombian border International UNHCR United Nations Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:04:28 +0000 jeanette 12098 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Condemns Deadly Western Airstrike in Syria https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12097 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela voiced its solidarity with Syria following a US airstrike that killed over 50 civilians in the northeastern part of the country.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12097" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12097#comments International international solidarity Syria Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:24:35 +0000 lmkoerner 12097 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Maduro Commits Funds to Seized Factory https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12096 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The factory, now controlled by the workers, can provide 20 percent of the national demand for hard-to-find personal hygiene products. &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12096" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12096#comments economic crisis 2016 Economy Labor and Workers' Control Nicolás Maduro worker control Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:09:31 +0000 lmkoerner 12096 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Justice Minister Accuses Detained US Citizen of Paramilitary Ties https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12095 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gustavo González López confirmed that US citizen Joshua Holt was in possession of high calibre weapons and had links to “political organisations” in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12095" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12095#comments Crime Espionage International Law and Justice Opposition paramilitary organisations United States weapons Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:09:18 +0000 Rachael 12095 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Attorney General Voices Concerns over Government Anti-Crime Operation https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12094 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz said that a concerning number of human rights abuses had been reported in connection to the operation and suggested that the&nbsp;&nbsp;government’s new militarized policing model had not succeeded in reducing violent crime. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12094" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12094#comments anti-crime Human Rights Law and Justice OLP Police state repression Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:09:21 +0000 Rachael 12094 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Abortion and Economic War: Revolution, Reproductive Rights, and Venezuela’s Crisis https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12093 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Network for Safe Abortion &amp; 15 y Ultimo </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this interview, Venezuela's Network for Safe Abortion discusses the impact of the economic crisis on women's right to choose as well as the&nbsp;statistics behind its growing abortion helpline. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12093" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12093#comments Abortion economic crisis 2016 gender Gender and Sexuality Interviews Women's rights Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:16:11 +0000 Rachael 12093 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Indigenous Yukpa Leader Assassinated in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12092 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cristóbal Romero was shot several times by armed assailants&nbsp;on Saturday night.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12092" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12092#comments Assassinations Indigenous Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Law and Justice Yukpa Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:46:48 +0000 lmkoerner 12092 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Chavismo Must Stop the Economic Bleeding https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12091 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Joe Emersberger - Telesur English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Emersberger argues that UNASUR’s detailed plan is the answer to Venezuela's economic woes. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12091" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12091#comments 2016 economy economic crisis 2016 Economy UNASUR Wed, 20 Jul 2016 21:51:31 +0000 Rachael 12091 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Supreme Court Blocks Parliamentary Motion to Remove Justices https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12090 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Supreme Court (TSJ) struck down Tuesday a parliamentary commission seeking to unseat the high court’s 13 justices over alleged constitutional violations. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12090" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12090#comments Law and Justice National Assembly 2016 Supreme Court of Justice TSJ Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:06:09 +0000 Rachael 12090 at https://venezuelanalysis.com EU Foreign Ministers Back UNASUR-led Dialogue in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12089 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The European Union’s Council of Foreign Ministers voiced their support Monday for the dialogue efforts between the Venezuelan government.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12089" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12089#comments dialogue European Union International opposition 2016 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:47:31 +0000 Rachael 12089 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Opens Border Again but Many Return Empty Handed https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12088 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Many Venezuelans found goods in Colombia to be prohibitively expensive as a result of an ongoing transport strike, which has led to a spike in prices.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12088" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12088#comments Colombia border economic crisis 2016 Economy food shortages International Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:13:14 +0000 lmkoerner 12088 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's National Assembly Declares Supreme Court Unconstitutional https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12087 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's opposition-led parliament demanded Thursday that three members of the country's Supreme Court step down. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12087" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12087#comments National Assembly 2016 Politics TSJ Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:04:21 +0000 ryan 12087 at https://venezuelanalysis.com In Campaign Against Venezuela, NYT Cites Former Member of Death Squad Alliance https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12086 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Cook – Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times interviewed Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Lozaiga, who is accused of involvement in the assassination program run by the World Anti-Communist League and Operation Condor.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12086" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12086#comments Assassinations Latin American Right Media Watch New York Times paraguay Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:27:46 +0000 lmkoerner 12086 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Reports of Attacks Against Food Distribution Trucks Increase in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12085 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Local community councils and media have reported networks of re-sellers and gangs have orchestrated more than a dozen attacks and robberies in the last 90 days against food distribution trucks. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12085" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12085#comments Economy Food food distribution Food Production International cooperation Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:06:14 +0000 jeanette 12085 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Special Report: Hunger in Venezuela? A Look Beyond the Spin https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12084 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Christina Schiavoni &amp; William Camacaro - Food First </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cristina Schiavoni and William Camacaro go in-depth to report on Venezuela and the state of its food and agricultural system. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12084" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12084#comments Communes Economy food shortages Food Sovereignty Oil and Gas Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:16:06 +0000 jeanette 12084 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Parliament Passes New Oil and Mining Laws in First Discussion https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12083 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The proposed amendment would reopen Venezuela’s oil servicing sector to private capital, prohibit further expropriations, and mandate the state pay compensation within 180 days.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12083" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12083#comments Expropriations National Assembly 2016 oil Oil and Gas Orinoco Mining Belt Politics Wed, 13 Jul 2016 18:15:19 +0000 lmkoerner 12083 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela After Chávez https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12082 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Julia Buxton – New Left Review </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Professor Julia Buxton argues that the Bolivarian Revolution's weakness was its inability to institutionalize the radical popular energies it unleashed in a new order, a failing that has led to the present crisis.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12082" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12082#comments 21st Century Socialism Bolivarian Project economic crisis 2016 Economy Hugo Chavez legacy Labor and Workers' Control Military Nicolás Maduro Opposition Politics Social Movements Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:45:11 +0000 lmkoerner 12082 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Backs Worker Takeover of Kimberley Clark as Citibank Moves to Close BCV Account https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12081 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Maduro green lighted a request by workers to occupy a factory owned by US consumer products giant Kimberly Clark after the latter shut its doors, firing nearly 1000 workers.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12081" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12081#comments economic crisis 2016 economic war Economy Labor and Workers' Control labor law worker control Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:15:25 +0000 lmkoerner 12081 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Creates New Supply Mission as Fresh Imports Arrive from Trinidad & Tobago https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12080 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The president has announced a new production and distribution program for food and medicine tasked with addressing the nation’s chronic scarcities. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12080" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12080#comments Economy food distribution International cooperation Trinidad & Tobago Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:02:45 +0000 jeanette 12080 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Uhuru Presente! at Venezuelan International Poetry Festival https://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12079 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeanette Charles - Venezuela Analysis </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Spanning one week and crossing global borders, Caracas set the main stage for Venezuela's 13th Annual International Poetry Festival.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12079" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12079#comments Africa-South America afro-descendents afro-venezuelans poetry festival Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:01:51 +0000 jeanette 12079 at https://venezuelanalysis.com The Venezuela Problem: Hyper-Politicization and Fragmentation in Mercosur https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12078 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eli Cain &amp; Erika Sato - 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"> Eli Cain and Erika Sato argue that economic cooperation in Mercosur has become increasingly more difficult given political circumstances in the region and some of the bloc's own protocols.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12078" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12078#comments Argentina Brazil Economy International Latin American cooperation MERCOSUR paraguay Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:52:16 +0000 jeanette 12078 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Announces Changes to Top Military Command https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12077 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday a shuffle of the nation’s top military commanders in a bid to strengthen the Bolivarian Armed Forces’ organization and preparedness. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12077" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12077#comments anti-imperialism fanb Military Military Sat, 09 Jul 2016 00:21:48 +0000 lmkoerner 12077 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Sets New Conditions for Dialogue with Government https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12076 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Among the preconditions is a demand for the inclusion of the Vatican and the OAS as mediators as well as a timetable for the recall referendum to be held this year. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12076" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12076#comments Bolivarian government dialogue Opposition Politics Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:09:37 +0000 jeanette 12076 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Social Movements Accompany Venezuela in Mercosur and Fight for Decision Making Power https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12075 <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"> In this interview Ricardo Guerrero reflects on the struggle for social inclusion in economic policies and his experience in the differently abled movement. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12075" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12075#comments Bolivarian project Economy Featured Article International Interviews MERCOSUR Social movements Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:02:59 +0000 jeanette 12075 at https://venezuelanalysis.com US Congress Passes New Sanctions Against Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12074 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The US House of Representatives approved Wednesday new sanctions aimed at freezing assets linked to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his top officials. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12074" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12074#comments Foreign intervention International US-Venezuela relations Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:19:17 +0000 ryan 12074 at https://venezuelanalysis.com