By Luke Stobart - International Socialism, Apr 30th 2010
The revolution is at a key junction, with increased disenchantment in the population due to corruption, bureaucratisation and the slow pace of change which has reopened the door to victory for the right wing opposition in referendums and regional elections. These reverses have led to a far-ranging and important debate among those who identify with the leftward process in Venezuela.
The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) concluded its five-month extraordinary congress on Sunday with the approval of highly anticipated party principles and statutes, just in time for this Sunday’s primaries in which millions of PSUV members will choose parliamentary candidates to run against a newly united opposition platform called the “Democratic Alternative” in September.
By Alexis Adarfio and Coral Wynter - Green Left Weekly, Apr 1st 2010
Alexis Adarfio is a revolutionary activist who has been nominated as a pre-candidate in the primary elections to determine the candidates for the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) in the September 26 National Assembly elections. Green Left Weekly’s Coral Wynter, who is based in Caracas, spoke to Adarfio about the process of change.
Jorge Enrique Medina Delgado, a member of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), was assassinated in the city of San Antonio del Tachira, in the opposition controlled state of Tachira yesterday.
A total of 3,952 United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) members were nominated or nominated themselves for the party’s internal elections to select its candidates for the upcoming National Assembly elections in September.
700 hundred delegates at the 13th meeting of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) extraordinary congress unanimously approved internal regulations for nominating PSUV candidates to the National Assembly elections in September.