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Uribe Would Be Involved in the “Final Offensive” Against Venezuela

Former Attorney General Isaias Rodriguez (Archive)
According to former Attorney General Isaias Rodriguez, the so-called “final offensive” against Venezuela is being planned presumably from Colombia, and would be executed by that country’s army, according to agreements between Colombian President Álvaro Uribe and US Ambassador William Brownfield.

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Leaders Warn of Autonomy Attempts in Venezuela, Ecuador

Presidents Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and Rafael Correa of Ecuador warned of possible "contagion" in their countries by the autonomy movement in the eastern Bolivian province of Santa Cruz.

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United Socialist Party of Venezuela to Determine Nomination Process Democratically

PSUV vice-president Muller Rojas (EFE)
The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) will hold a national assembly of party delegates on Friday to determine the methodology of selecting candidates for the upcoming state and local election party vice-president Alberto Müller Rojas said on Monday.

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United Socialist Party of Venezuela Expels 4 for Launching Regional Candidacies

PSUV Vice-Prsident alberto Müller Rojas (Archive).
The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) expelled four prominent members who launched their candidacies for the upcoming state and local elections without being selected according to party rules, PSUV Vice President Alberto Müller Rojas announced Tuesday.

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Chavez Swears In New Venezuelan Minister for Women’s Affairs

Newly appointed Minister of Women's Affairs, Maria Leon with President Hugo Chavez (ABN)
Life long fighter for women’s rights and former Communist Party member, María León, was sworn in by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, as the first minister for the newly created Ministry of Women’s Affairs on Thursday.

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United Socialist Party of Venezuela Registers Officially as a New Party

PSUV Spokesperson Willian Lara speaks to the media (Aporrea/Archive)
More than one year on since Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez first called for the formation of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) as "a political instrument that puts itself at the service of the people ... at the service of socialism," the new party has officially registered with the National Electoral Council in time for the regional elections in November.

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Radical Chavismo Bares Its Teeth

A group of approximately 500 armed combatants representing the most vociferously revolutionary sectors of the Venezuelan Revolution engaged in a display of force in the historically-revolutionary parroquia of 23 de Enero in western Caracas, making painfully evident the deep and volatile divisions that threaten the tenuous unity of the governing coalition.

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Massive Show Of Support For Venezuelan President Chavez On Coup Anniversary

President Chavez celebrating the defeat of the coup with supporters on Sunday (ABN, Prensa Miraflores)
Under the banner, “Never again will the people be betrayed,” some three hundred thousand people rallied outside the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on Sunday in a massive show of support for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

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Chavez Consolidates United Socialist Party of Venezuela by Naming Party Vice-Presidents

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez (Archive)
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez moved to consolidate the formation of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) on Friday by appointing a total of nine territorial vice-presidents and seven national commissions for the new party.

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Venezuela's Mass Revolutionary Party "To Make History"

“The PSUV is born, destined to make history”, Chavez said of the party whose creation he called for in December 2006 to unite the various groups and mass base among the poor that support the revolution. “Its fundamental role is to be … the biggest guarantee of [the revolution’s] permanence.”

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