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US Solidarity Delegation Visits Venezuela, Praises Democratic Model

(David Mandel)

 A group of twenty US social justice activists visited Venezuela last week as part of a delegation in solidarity with the South American nation following escalating US aggression in past months.

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Venezuelan Parliamentary Elections Set for December 6

CNE President Tibisay Lucena silences rightwing rumors that elections would not be held this year. (teleSUR)

Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced that national parliamentary elections will be held on December 6. The announcement effectively silences an opposition-fueled rumor campaign that has filled international headlines with speculations that elections would not be held.


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Venezuela’s United Socialist Party Registers Candidates for Municipal Elections, Some Groups Protest

At the end of the week-long registration process, the CNE cleared 15,572 citizens to participate in the December 8 elections (Re

After a week-long registration process held by Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE), 146 of the 275 current mayors of the left-wing United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) will be up for reelection in the December 8 municipal elections. 

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Zero Errors Found in Presidential Election Audit

The result of the April presidential election has been recognized by all countries in the region and wider world, with the excep

Venezuela’s National Electoral Council is expected to successfully finish the audit of April’s presidential vote this Saturday June 8th.

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Venezuelan Municipal Elections Set for 8 December

CNE president Tibisay Lucena (archive)

Venezuela’s municipal elections will be held on 8 December, the National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced.

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Venezuela's Election System Holds Up As A Model For The World

A capture photo from the CNE"s live broadcast of the auditing of the 46% of votes that weren't audited straight after

A surprising article in Forbes magazine recognises, and praises Venezuela's electoral system.

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Live Electoral Auditing

The National Electoral Council (CNE) is broadcasting its citizen audit of the election results live on its website. Here are some excerpts from the process. 

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Media Fails to Inform Public about Shifting Opposition Demands in Post-Election Venezuela

A CNE media centre available for national, international, and alternative media journalists (AVN)

Alex Main looks at what recent mainstream media coverage of the situation in Venezuela has conveniently left out, and argues that the coverage may be helping promote the climate of tension.

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Auditing Process Begins in Venezuela amid Opposition Claims of “Lies” and “Persecution”

CNE technicians prepare for the auditing process (AVN)

As Venezuela’s electoral organisation begins auditing the 14 April elections, ex-opposition candidate Henrique Capriles has announced his team will not participate, Spain has offered to mediate the “conflict”, and the arrest of retired general Antonio Rivero has been met with accusations of “political persecution”.

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Venezuela’s Electoral Council Says Capriles Lacks Proof of Fraud

CNE President Tibisay Lucena (VTV)

Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE) announced yesterday that they would not approve Henrique Capriles’ additional demands for the auditing of the April 14 elections, and explained that he lacks any proof of fraud.

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