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New and Old Strategies for Ending the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela

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Prof. Steve Ellner discusses US intervention in Venezuela, the opposition's amnesty law, and their latest strategies for ousting the president.

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Opposition Landslide in Venezuela - Maduro Accepts Results

Paul Jay of the Real News Network.

Greg Wilpert and Alejandro Velasco talk with Real News host Paul Jay about the Dec 6th Parliamentary elections, by which Venezuela's opposition gained a majority in the National Assembly.

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Voices from the Street on the Eve of Venezuela's Legislative Elections

The opposition needs to win two thirds of the seats this Sunday in order to gain real power within the National Assembly. While the polls have been predicting that the opposition will win more votes than the PSUV, they also show that Chavismo is closing the gap on its rival fast. And with voters electing a representative for their particular legislative district, simply gaining more votes overall may not necessarily translate into more seats.

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Imaginary Lines - Venezuela-Colombia Border Crisis

In this week's program, host Michael Fox interviews independent journalist Z.C. Dutka from on what's behind President Nicolas Maduro's decision to close the border with Colombia and the international press uproar over the deportation of 1,000 Colombians. Also, the latest in the biased media campaign by Human Rights Watch against Ecuador, falsely claiming that environmental activists are being persecuted, and first-hand accounts by Colombians living in Venezuela.

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4 Things To Know About The U.S. & Venezuela

Francesca Fiorentini wonders how Venezuela poses a threat to the United States. (AJ+)

Coup attempts, sanctions, accusations – the U.S. and Venezuela just can't seem to get along. And tensions have only gotten worse since the U.S. recently declared Venezuela an “extraordinary threat.” So why are both sides so frustrated?

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Is Venezuela Really an "Extraordinary Threat"? U.S. Sanctions Top Officials as Tensions Grow

Miguel Tinker Salas (

Democracy Now! hosts Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez interview Miguel Tinker Salas, professor at Pomona College and author of the forthcoming book, "Venezuela: What Everyone Needs to Know."

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Why the CIA Won’t Give Up on Venezeula | Interview with Eva Golinger

Abby Martin of RT America show "Breaking the Set" with Eva Golinger, author of The Chavez Code. (RT America)

Abby Martin of Breaking the Set (RT America) speaks with author of the Chavez Code, Eva Golinger about the Western backed resistance groups in Venezuela and how there is a coup happening in real time.

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Imaginary Lines - The Media War on Venezuela

Imaginary Lines host Chris Spannos (TeleSUR English)

Venezuela has been in the eye of a constant media storm. That storm is intensifying as a new opposition coup plot was thwarted last week. Eva Golinger is an attorney and author of The Chavez Code. In this episode of TeleSUR English's original program Imaginary Lines, host Chris Spannos interviews Eva about the media war on Venezuela.

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Imitation and Copy: Venezuela Remembers Chile's Economic War

People line up to buy food at a supermarket in San Cristobal, about 410 miles (660 km) southwest of Caracas, Feb. 27, 2014. (Pho

This video, produced by Venezuelan broadcaster ViVe, was aired in 2013- following the death of Hugo Chavez, at a time when the private economic began to escalate destabilizing techniques against the Bolivarian government in the face of the opposition’s electoral defeat. The short documentary compares similar tactics employed by the Chilean right-wing in the 1970’s to undermine Salvador Allende’s democratic socialism.

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Venezuelan Voices from GritTV

Laura Flanders join the radical arts collective Otro Beta in Caracas, Venezuela to learn about their work, and what they have to say to the people of the United States.

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Diplomatic Relations with Cuba and Sanctions for Venezuela

Venezuela: Families of Victims of Right-Wing Violence Seek Justice

Many motorcyclists were injured in the barricades (teleSUR/Rachael Boothroyd)

Victims’ relatives accuse international organizations such as the United Nations of turning a blind eye to the 44 deaths in the country. Rachael Boothroyd reports from Caracas for TeleSUR English.

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Second Video Released Shows Right-Wing Extremists Plotting Terror in Venezuela

AFP shows images of extreme violence of rightwing opposition groups. (Photo: AFP)

Two rightwing extremists were planning to carry out a series of coordinated attacks aimed at destabilizing the governement.

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Venezuelan Government Seeks to Curb Speculation, Smuggling of Food Products

The developments are part of an effort to reduce long lines and shortages in supermarkets (Reuters)

A report from teleSur's Rachael Boothroyd from Caracas on Venezuelan government markets that sell food at subsidized prices to the population. A recurring problem is the re-sale of such produce by speculators on the black market; in fact, an estimated 40% of food imports wind up in the hands of smugglers. The government is taking measures to address the problem.

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Inside the Americas- "The World's Tallest Slum"

The Torre de David in Caracas (Iwan Baan)

Known locally as the Tower of David, this skyscraper has been dubbed everything from a den of thieves to the world's tallest slum. These labels conceal the radical story taking place behind the tower's walls. TeleSUR English reports from Caracas

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