It has already been well said by the president of the republic, Hugo Chavez; “We are going to put our heart and soul into creating these communes and giving power to the people in socialist territories”.
By Correo del Orinoco International , Jun 25th 2012
Despite its emphatically rural character and its lack of a steady Internet connection, Hato Arriba, like many of the agrarian caserios in this part of Venezuela, is an example of the kind of 21st century socialism that the government of Hugo Chavez has been promoting since 2005.
Bohmer examines how the Bolivarian Revolution has progressed since his last visit to Venezuela in 2009, specifically looking at grassroots power, the PSUV, the role of the state, the economy, human rights, and the importance of this year's presidential elections.
By Tamara Pearson – Venezuelanalysis.com, May 18th 2012
Rather than Disneyland tourism, rather than humiliating “third word” selling itself to the rest tourism, in stunning Venezuela, tourism is taking a new turn towards community and state run exploration of history, culture, and biodiversity.
By Alex Serafimov - Interstate Journal of International Affairs, Mar 2nd 2012
To get a fuller image of South America's new direction, it is important to examine the economic and democratic experiments within Venezuela. Are real changes occurring in who holds democratic and economic power in the country?
Australian born alternative media journalist now working for Venezuela Analysis, Tamara Pearson now considers this northern South American nation with a population of 29 million, home... communal councils, Chavez, oil, crime, and choosing Venezuela.
144,061 homes were constructed during 2011 as part of the Venezuelan government’s mass house building program, the Great Housing Mission (GMV), representing 96% of the 150,000 construction goal for that year.