President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela will meet with the FARC spokesperson Raul Reyes in Venezuela in the coming weeks, Colombian Senator Piedad Cordoba announced yesterday after a meeting with the president.
The security of chief of the opposition governor of Venezuela’s Zulia State, Manuel Rosales, was arrested and charged on Friday with crimes relating to the murder on August 8 this year of Claudio Enrique Macías Briceño, an officer of the Military Intelligence Direction (DIM).
The rift between Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and the political party Podemos, which is part of the pro-Chavez coalition, deepened on Tuesday after Podemos deputies abstained in a vote on Chavez’s proposed project of constitutional reform.
Venezuela’s Unión Nacional de Trabajadores (UNT or National Workers’ Union) has called on its 2 million workers to unite in the Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (PSUV or United Socialist Party of Venezuela), despite the bitter infighting and conflicts over tactics, strategy and politics that had threatened the union confederation’s participation in the Bolivarian revolution.
Leaders from Venezuelan opposition parties Democratic Action (AD), Movement towards Socialism (MAS) and Justice First, were received in the Venezuelan National Assembly yesterday to present their views on President Hugo Chavez's proposed constitutional reforms.
After five hours of discussion the Socialist Block in the Venezuelan National Assembly resolved Thursday to disallow parliamentary deputies Luis Tascón and Iris Valera from speaking on behalf of the Block.
The constitutional amendments President Chavez has proposed will transform the nation's structure of government and will grant the Venezuelan people a participation and leading role never before seen in any other country. The problem lies in applying these attributes and making them work.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s proposed Constitutional Reform will pass through a second round of discussions this week in the constitutional commission of the National Assembly after it was approved unanimously in the first round of discussions.