News: All http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/all/Oil_a012987821001/1530864259001/docs/EconomicIndicatorsSept03/node/node/2408 en Fisheries Unions Demand Dialogue with the Venezuelan Government http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10626 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the early hours of last Wednesday morning, the heads of the fishing industry workers' unions of Sucre state announced their request to be incorporated into the mesas económicas (economic tables), among other [sectors]. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10626" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10626#comments Labor and Workers' Control trade unions Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:13:31 +0000 ewan 10626 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Clashes in Venezuela's Capital Ahead of Easter Weekend http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10625 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Opposition groups have clashed with police in Venezuela's capital ahead of planned Easter-themed demonstrations. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10625" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10625#comments 2014 opposition violence Law and Justice Opposition Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:58:44 +0000 ewan 10625 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Laments Death of Leftist Colombian Writer Gabriel García Marquez http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10623 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has lamented the death of Colombian author and Nobel-prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who passed away yesterday at 87 years of age. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10623" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10623#comments Culture International literature Nicolás Maduro Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:03:54 +0000 ryan 10623 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Dialogue between Venezuelan Government and Opposition Reaches First Agreements http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10620 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dialogue between government and opposition representatives continued in Caracas last night, seeing the opposition coalition condemn violence, but no agreement reached on their demand to release those arrested for it. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10620" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10620#comments 2014 opposition violence 2014 Peace Dialogue MUD Politics Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:25:41 +0000 tamara 10620 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Paramedic Injured by Violent Groups, Petrol Services Suspended in One Venezuelan Region after Attacks http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10617 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A motorbike paramedic “almost died” on Monday as a result of nylon placed at the exit to a tunnel in Caracas, while an attack on a PDVSA oil tanker in Carabobo has seen the company cancel its services in the area. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10617" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10617#comments 2014 opposition violence Oil and Gas Opposition PDVSA Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:49:20 +0000 tamara 10617 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Between Conflict and Advances, Venezuela’s Maduro Concludes First Year in Office http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10616 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yesterday, April 14th, marked the one year anniversary of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s election as president. Today the country honored the 12 victims of violent clashes that ensued when opposing candidate, Henrique Capriles, refused to recognize the results and called upon his supporters to protest against alleged fraud. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10616" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10616#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:47:43 +0000 greg 10616 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Military and Civilians March in Caracas to Commemorate 12 Years Since Failed Coup http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10615 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Santa Elena de Uairén, April 14th 2014 (venezuelanalysis.com)- On Sunday thousands marched in remembrance of the popular uprising in the streets of Caracas that reinstated late president Hugo Chavez on April 13, 2002 after he was forcefully removed from office on April 11th that year. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10615" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10615#comments April 13th Bolivarian Project Law and Justice Nicolás Maduro popular militia Social Movements Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:14:48 +0000 Zoe 10615 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Thirty Venezuelan Military Officials Allegedly Under Arrest for Coup Plotting http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10612 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dundee, 14th April 2014 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Thirty Venezuelan military officers of different ranks, including several generals, have been arrested for alleged conspiracy to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro, a leading national newspaper has reported. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10612" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10612#comments Conspiracy coup attempt GNB Law and Justice Military Opposition Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:09:02 +0000 Zoe 10612 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Government and Opposition Sit Down to Talks http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10605 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition sat down to talk last night for the first time since protests and violence began in early February. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10605" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10605#comments Law and Justice Opposition Politics Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:54:34 +0000 Zoe 10605 at http://venezuelanalysis.com First Local Planning Council for 2014-2016 Period Sworn in http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10602 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yesterday 104 people, including fifty commune representatives, were sworn into the Local Council of Public Planning (CLPP) of Carora, Lara state. The Carora CLPP is the first to swear in for the current period, with others soon to follow. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10602" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10602#comments Bolivarian Project Communal Councils Communes Participation Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:18:53 +0000 Zoe 10602 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Two Mayoral By-Elections to be Held in Venezuela Following Arrests http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10601 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> After two opposition mayors were arrested and found guilty of crimes related to the violent barricades, their vacant positions will now be contested on 25 May, the National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10601" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10601#comments 2013 Municipal elections 2014 by-election 2014 opposition violence Opposition Politics Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:44:59 +0000 tamara 10601 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Armed Opposition Group Arrested In Venezuela's Merida City http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10595 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Authorities in Venezuela's western state of Merida say they have arrested three armed opposition protesters, as violent anti-government groups continue to vandalise public assets. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10595" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10595#comments 2014 opposition violence Merida Opposition Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:54:29 +0000 tamara 10595 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Maduro Calls on PSUV Members to Participate in National Conference http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10594 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Nicolas Maduro has called on supporters to vote for delegates ahead of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela's (PSUV) national conference in July. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10594" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10594#comments Politics PSUV Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:34:41 +0000 tamara 10594 at http://venezuelanalysis.com UNASUR Peace Talks Spark Internal Divides Within Venezuelan Opposition http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10591 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &nbsp;Today in Caracas a group of eight ambassadors from member countries of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) met with Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro and leading politicians belonging to the opposition. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10591" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10591#comments 2014 Opposition Protests International Opposition Politics Wed, 09 Apr 2014 04:08:05 +0000 greg 10591 at http://venezuelanalysis.com ALBA Social Movements Express Solidarity with Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10586 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thirty three social movements from across the hemisphere have expressed solidarity with the Venezuelan government. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10586" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10586#comments ALBA International international solidarity Social movements Social Movements Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:42:24 +0000 ewan 10586 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Foreign Minister Hits Out at Catholic Church http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10585 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's foreign minister Elias Jaua has slammed the Catholic Church, accusing local bishops of political bias. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10585" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10585#comments Catholic Church Politics Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:30:51 +0000 ewan 10585 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Human Rights Council Created http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10578 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A council to investigate allegations of human rights abuses in recent disturbances has been created by Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10578" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10578#comments 2014 opposition violence Human Rights International Law and Justice Opposition UNASUR Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:30:57 +0000 ewan 10578 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Maduro Calls For A “Powerful and Unified Environmental Movement”; Slams Opposition for “Eco-cide” http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10575 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan government has accused opposition protesters of destroying thousands of trees, and pledged to increase funding for conservation groups and other environmental initiatives. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10575" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10575#comments 2014 opposition violence Environment Environment Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:01:37 +0000 ryan 10575 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Opposition Forcing “Silent Strike” in Some Venezuelan Universities http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10571 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 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.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10571" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10571#comments Higher education Opposition Opposition Students Social Programs Universities Fri, 04 Apr 2014 02:51:53 +0000 tamara 10571 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Man Wanted by Interpol Arrested at Opposition Barricades in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10572 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> One of the ten people most wanted by Interpol in Spain was arrested yesterday in San Cristobal, while leading disturbances there, according to National Bolivarian Police (PNB) state coordinator, Yolmar Garcia. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10572" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10572#comments 2014 opposition violence Law and Justice Opposition Fri, 04 Apr 2014 02:30:37 +0000 greg 10572 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Bolivarian University Opens New Campus http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10570 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 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.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10570" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10570#comments mission sucre Social Programs UBV Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:52:28 +0000 tamara 10570 at http://venezuelanalysis.com “Terrorists” Attack Housing Mission and Preschool in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10568 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The headquarters of the Venezuelan government's housing mission and an adjacent pre-school have been attacked by anti-government groups, according to authorities.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10568" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10568#comments 2014 opposition violence Housing Housing mission Opposition Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:47:15 +0000 tamara 10568 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Supreme Court Upholds Machado’s Removal from Office http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10566 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yesterday evening, the Supreme Court of Venezuela ruled to uphold the removal of former deputy of the National Assembly (AN), Maria Corina Machado. Assembly president Diosdado Cabello had called for her dismissal last week. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10566" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10566#comments Maria Corina Machado Opposition Wed, 02 Apr 2014 03:06:45 +0000 greg 10566 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan National Guard Clears Protest-Hit City San Cristóbal of Barricades http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10563 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> London, 1st April 2014 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan police and military forces have managed to clear militant opposition street barricades from the main avenues of the city of San Cristóbal, official and independent sources confirm. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10563" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10563#comments 2014 Opposition Protests GNB Law and Justice Military Opposition Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:40:19 +0000 Zoe 10563 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Human Rights Breached by Continued Protest Violence, Venezuelan Ombudswoman Says http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10562 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ongoing protests in Venezuela are undermining human rights, according to Ombudswoman Gabriela Ramírez, who believes media inaccuracy contributes to the prolongation of these infringements. Meanwhile in Washington, U.S. senator Marco Rubio presented Congress with a mistaken photo while petitioning for sanctions against Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10562" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10562#comments 2014 opposition violence International Law and Justice Opposition US intervention Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:07:58 +0000 ewan 10562 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Slams US for Threatening Sanctions http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10552 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &nbsp;The Venezuelan government has condemned the United States for threatening to impose sanctions, and accused Washington of encouraging “extremist sectors”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10552" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10552#comments International Venezuela-U.S. Relations Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:42:15 +0000 ryan 10552 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Launches Mission to “Strengthen Mass Transit” http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10549 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has launched a “transport mission”, aimed at improving access to public transport. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10549" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10549#comments Public Transport Social Programs Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:03:52 +0000 ryan 10549 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Machado Refuses Removal from Office, Two Early Elections for Mayor in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10548 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Far right opposition leader Maria Corina Machado has refused to accept her removal as a national assembly legislator, and two mayoral positions will be up for re-election after the opposition mayors were sentenced for their support for violent barricades. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10548" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10548#comments Maria Corina Machado Opposition Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:17:17 +0000 greg 10548 at http://venezuelanalysis.com UNASUR Urges Peace in Venezuela, US “Prepared” to Use Sanctions http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10546 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) called for an end to violence in Venezuela, after a delegation from the regional organisation held a two-day visit to the country.&nbsp;After the UNASUR delegation concluded its visit to Venezuela, the United States issued new threats against the Maduro government. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10546" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10546#comments 2014 Opposition Protests International Opposition Politics Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:20:17 +0000 greg 10546 at http://venezuelanalysis.com Attacks on Utilities and Other Violence Continues in Venezuela http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10545 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Attacks on utilities and public property have continued this week and so far no arrests of the perpetrators have been made. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10545" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/10545#comments 2014 opposition violence Electricity Opposition utilities Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:20:23 +0000 tamara 10545 at http://venezuelanalysis.com