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OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro alongside Venezuelan hard right opposition leader Lilian Tintori. (Getty Images)

Luis Almagro: Regime Change Apostle?

The OAS chief has conjured an alternative reality of mass starvation and repression in Venezuela to justify his regime change agenda, argues VA's Lucas Koerner. 

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“Afro-Venezuelans Deserve Reparations that go Beyond the Symbolic”
Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Embraces its African Roots
Venezuela's Women's Ministry: Working to Reverse Damage Done by Capitalist Patriarchy

Video

Venezuela in images

In Photos: The Story of Venezuela’s La Minka Bakery - La Minka bakery in Caracas is baking up low cost bread, after being taken over by a local community in Caracas.

Afro-descendent rights activist and Executive Director of the Institute of African Diaspora Studies (IEA), Francisco Tovar. (cou

“Afro-Venezuelans Deserve Reparations that go Beyond the Symbolic”

On the 163rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Venezuela, Francisco Tovar, Executive Director of the Institute of African Diaspora Studies (IEA) talks to VA about systemic racism, the challenges facing the Afro-Venezuelan population today, and his new book on comparative abolitionist processes in Venezuela, Colombia and the US. 

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Economic Indicators

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This CEPR has written various reports on the situation of the venezuelan economy. Read them here

Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Embraces its African Roots
Venezuela's Women's Ministry: Working to Reverse Damage Done by Capitalist Patriarchy
Why a Venezuelan Banker Can’t Tell You How to Beat Trump
Freedom House Brands Venezuela “Not Free”, Whitewashes Brazilian Coup

Interview

Afro-descendent rights activist and Executive Director of the Institute of African Diaspora Studies (IEA), Francisco Tovar. (cou

“Afro-Venezuelans Deserve Reparations that go Beyond the Symbolic”

On the 163rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Venezuela, Francisco Tovar, Executive Director of the Institute of African Diaspora Studies (IEA) talks to VA about systemic racism, the challenges facing the Afro-Venezuelan population today, and his new book on comparative abolitionist processes in Venezuela, Colombia and the US. 

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