Venezuela and the ALBA alliance have backed Ecuador against “threats” from Britain, after Ecuador granted Wikileaks founder Julian Assange diplomatic asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London yesterday.
By James Jordan - Alliance for Global Justice, Jul 31st 2012
The Solidarity Center office in Bogotá has received an unusually large two-year grant of $3 million for its operations in the Andean Region. The grant comes from USAID (the United States Agency for International Development) and its timing coincides with the upcoming presidential elections in Venezuela.
By Eva Golinger - Postcards from the Revolution , Jul 21st 2012
Venezuela is not a threat to US security. Venezuela is an example of how a rising people, facing the most difficult obstacles and the brutal force of empire, can build a model where social justice reigns, and human prosperity is cherished above economic wealth.
The democracy under the government of Hugo Chávez and the massive influence that it has in all sectors of the country and above all in the popular sectors, makes it very difficult to repeat in Venezuela what the US mounted in Syria.
Presumptive US Republican candidate for this year’s presidential elections, Mitt Romney, has branded Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez a threat to US national security and accused the leader of Venezuelan’s Bolivarian revolution of “spreading dictatorships and tyranny throughout Latin America”.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced that Venezuela would be withdrawing from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR), a body which comes under the Organisation of American States (OAS).
Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, talks about Hugo Chavez, the opposition's attempts to slander the Venezuelan president and what he decribes as a "concerning" attitude from Washington with regards to the South American nation.
By Correo del Orinoco International, Lisa Sullivan, Apr 24th 2012
As part of ongoing efforts to disseminate US and Venezuelan voices engaged in the struggle for social and economic justice, Correo del Orinoco International brings readers this interview with Lisa Sullivan, Latin America Coordinator for School of the Americas Watch (SOAW).
By Ewan Robertson - Latin America Bureau, Apr 11th 2012
As both countries head toward important presidential elections this year, the United States has been intensifying its interventionist policy in Venezuela. However, US attempts to influence Venezuela’s domestic politics while casting it a “rogue state” on an international level, is leaving the Obama administration increasingly out-of-sync with Latin America’s new political reality.
A general article by ex Cuban president Fidel Castro on Chavez's performance as president, the role of the miltiary in Venezuela, Venezuela's relationship with Colombia, and the importance of some historical events.