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Mercosur leaders are meeting this week in Argentina for the bloc's latest summit. (Telam)

People’s Summit Backs Venezuela, Slams Mercosur

Social movements from across South America condemned Thursday Merocsur’s suspension of Venezuela, amid speculation the regional bloc could take further action against Caracas.

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Opinion & Analysis

Activist Casimira Monasterio defends the territorial and cultural rights of Afro-Venezuelans during talks on July 11 at the Boli

Greening the Venezuelan Constitution: Proposals from the Grassroots

Venezuela's grassroots movements say it's time for a greener constitution, and will demand greater environmental protections during the upcoming National Constituent Assembly.

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Venezuela in images

Arson, Killings and Chaos: Photos of Venezuela’s ‘Peaceful’ Protesters - The past week has seen yet another round of violence, as the opposition continues to demand the overthrow of the government. While the protesters have been largely depicted in the international media as victims of police repression, the reality is a little more complicated. A picture says a thousand words, so here’s some photos of those ‘peaceful’ protesters being repressed.

Julio Borges, leader of the opposition-controlled parliament, speaks following an opposition-organized vote to measure public su

Are Venezuela’s Unofficial Referendum Results Credible?

The only thing more dubious than the opposition’s unofficial referendum is the media coverage surrounding it.

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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