The author argues that the current foreign exchange control regime has failed to prevent transnational and domestic capital from taking its profits out of the country and that no government policy, no matter how conciliatory towards business, will attract investment in Venezuela as long as the Revolution continues. Only the expropriation of the bourgeois-controlled means of production– the "completion of the revolution"– will solve the present crisis.
In a critical interview, longtime Venezuelan anarchist revolutionary, Roland Denis, gives his perspective on the present condition of the Bolivarian revolution, judging it to be at a critical conjuncture.
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.
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has approved five laws addressing corruption and state security on the last day of the enabling period of limited lawmaking powers granted to him by the National Assembly.