Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez proposed February 15, 2009, as a possible date for the upcoming referendum to allow his reelection, and warned that recently elected opposition politicians aim to mimic government policies in an effort to gain popular support.
Venezuela’s National Assembly approved yesterday the holding of a referendum on a proposed constitutional amendment to eliminate the two-term limit on the presidency, after a lengthy first debate that lasted into the night.
The National Assembly of Venezuela began the discussion today of the proposed constitutional amendment to Article 230, which would remove a two-term limit on presidential terms, allowing a president to be reelected every six years by popular vote.
an open letter to the Board of Directors of Human Rights Watch, over
100 experts on Latin America criticized the organization's recent
report on Venezuela, A Decade Under Chávez: Political Intolerance and Lost Opportunities for Advancing Human Rights in Venezuela,
saying that it "does not meet even the most minimal standards of
scholarship, impartiality, accuracy, or credibility."
By Gonzalo Gomez - Marea Socialista, Dec 17th 2008
The development of all forms of People's Power and the vivacity of the
struggles, should be antidotes against the stagnation of the process
and the reconciliation with the exploiter class, which opens dangerous
gaps to the recuperation of their original power.
What was the role of gender and women’s issues in the recent regional elections?
Venezuelanalysis.com spoke with Professor Alba Carosio, life-long
feminist and director of the Women’s Studies Center at the Central
University of Venezuela.
assassination of three labour leaders belonging to the largely pro-PSUV UNT has been analyzed
as the spreading of rural political violence to urbanised forms
targeting labour leaders and social workers.
What has not been discussed is the emotional response of leftists against such