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Undocumented Migrants in Venezuela Have More Rights than US Citizens in the US

"Bye friend, return soon", says the sign at one of Venezuela's border points (archive)

While most first world and imperialist countries criminalise refugees and undocumented migrants, scapegoating them, promoting racism, and mistreating them, Venezuela welcomes all migrants, and provides them with the same rights as Venezuelan citizens.

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Opposition Forcing “Silent Strike” in Some Venezuelan Universities

Jennifer Mujica speaking on VTV last night (VTV)

University authorities in the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) and other key autonomous universities are “creating the conditions” for a “silent” or forced strike, according to Jennifer Mujica, a UCV student representative. 

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Venezuela’s Bolivarian University Opens New Campus

UBV graduates (YVKE)

A new campus of the Bolivarian University of Venezuela (UBV) has been inaugurated in Venezuela's Falcon state. The UBV offers free degree courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

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Venezuela Launches Mission to “Strengthen Mass Transit”

Public transport in Merida. (Ryan Mallett-Outtrim/Venezuelanalysis)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has launched a “transport mission”, aimed at improving access to public transport.

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Venezuelan Government Hands Out 90 Ambulances to Communal Councils, Hospitals

The ambulances are equipped with the “latest technology”, according to the vice-president (AVN)

Yesterday the national government handed out ninety ambulances to a range of communal councils, Integral Diagnostic Centres (CDI) and hospitals.

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Food Card to Combat Scarcity Unveiled

“The Ensured Supply Card” is meant to combat contraband and speculation. (Globovision)

A controversial food card intended to combat scarcity was introduced on Sunday by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.  

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Thousands of Community Doctors Graduate from Government Health Program in Venezuela

(Prensa Presidencial)

During a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace of Miraflores in Caracas, head of state Nicolas Maduro presided over the graduation of a new group of community doctors on Monday to ensure healthcare for the nation’s poor.

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Venezuela’s University Education Mission Reaches Ten Years, 695,000 Students

Mission Sucre has provided many people with the opportunity to study at a university level (Prensa MPPEU)

Venezuela’s Mission Sucre has reached ten years of providing higher education to over 695,000 people, 379,000 of whom have already graduated.

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Venezuelan Government Continues to Provide Free HIV and AIDS Treatment

While the government is providing free HIV treatment and workshops, the virus is still stigmatised by many, affecting the abilit

Although the Venezuelan government has provided people with HIV or AIDS with free medicine and care since 2000, the health ministry met with national and regional coordinators of the HIV and AIDS national program to discuss strategies to improve the service on Friday.

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Venezuela seeks to consolidate its model of higher education

Venezuela seeks to consolidate its model of university education, according to data from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the South American country has the fifth highest number in the world of students enrolled in higher education.

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