News: All https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/all en MERCOSUR Parliament Rejects Suspension of Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12941 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The legislative organ of the Common Market of the South (MERCOSUR) unanimously approved a resolution Monday rejecting Venezuela’s suspension from the regional trading bloc. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12941" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12941#comments International MERCOSUR Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:33:28 +0000 Rachael 12941 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Divides over CNE Registration as Largest Parties Accept Process https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12940 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Five leading parties of the right-wing Venezuelan opposition have agreed to participate in a new registration procedure mandated by Venezuela’s national electoral body. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12940" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12940#comments CNE Opposition opposition 2017 Politics registration process 2017 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:23:15 +0000 Rachael 12940 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Guarimba Victims Pursue New Charges Against Leopoldo Lopez as Opposition Marches https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12939 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Committee of Victims of the Guarimba petitioned the Attorney General’s office to re-open its case against right-wing politician Leopoldo Lopez&nbsp;on Saturday, marking the third anniversary of his arrest.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12939" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12939#comments 2014 opposition violence Law and Justice leopoldo lopez opposition 2017 Social Programs Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:16:05 +0000 lmkoerner 12939 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela and Jamaica Sign Deal to Upgrade Kingston Refinery https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12937 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The upgrade will enable the Jamaican government to meet its domestic demand for oil. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12937" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12937#comments International oil Oil and Gas Petrocaribe Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:02:45 +0000 lmkoerner 12937 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Odebrecht Accounts Blocked in Venezuela in Corruption Probe https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12936 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bank accounts in Venezuela belonging to the construction giant Odebrecht were officially frozen on Wednesday pending ongoing investigations by the country's Public Prosecution into corruption allegations. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12936" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12936#comments Corruption international Law Law and Justice Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:06:24 +0000 ryan 12936 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Pulls CNN off Air Amid Iraq Passport Controversy https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12935 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s broadcast authority pulled CNN’s Spanish language channel off air this week, after the government accused the news network of airing an unsubstantiated story on corruption among diplomatic officials. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12935" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12935#comments Corruption international International International media mainstream media Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:28:23 +0000 ryan 12935 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Trump Meets with Venezuela's Lilian Tintori, Demands Release of Leopoldo Lopez https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12934 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Trump met Leopoldo Lopez's wife, Lilian Tintori, as the Venezuelan Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the jailed ultra-right opposition leader. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12934" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12934#comments Donald Trump international International leopoldo lopez Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:28:37 +0000 ryan 12934 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Maduro Vows "Legal and Diplomatic" Response to US Sanctions https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12932 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Nicolás Maduro confirmed that “legal and diplomatic actions” will be taken in response to US sanctions targeting the nation's vice-president.&nbsp;&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12932" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12932#comments Drug trafficking International National Assembly 2017 Tarek El Aissami U.S. sanctions Venezuela-U.S. Relations Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:36:15 +0000 lmkoerner 12932 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela and China Sign New $2.7 Billion Development Deal https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12931 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela and China ratified 22 new agreements totaling US $2.7 billion&nbsp;Monday&nbsp;in a bid to strengthen cooperation between the two nations. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12931" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12931#comments China China-Venezuela relations International International cooperation Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:09:43 +0000 jeanette 12931 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Blasts “Illegal” US Sanctions Against VP https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12930 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry called the move an “unprecedented act” that “flagrantly violates international law”.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12930" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12930#comments Donald Trump International Tareck El Assami US Sanctions Tue, 14 Feb 2017 20:31:17 +0000 jeanette 12930 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Leftist Movements Criticise CNE Registration Process https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12929 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The parties condemned the process as a veiled attempt to clamp down on small political organisations.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12929" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12929#comments CNE National Assembly elections 2015 opposition 2017 PCV Politics Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:56:33 +0000 lmkoerner 12929 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Condemns Meeting Between Opposition Leader & Brazilian FM https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12928 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela condemned Thursday Brazil’s foreign minister Jose Serra for meeting with right wing leader Julio Borges. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12928" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12928#comments Brazil international Opposition opposition 2017 Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:15:24 +0000 ryan 12928 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Embassy Officials Accused of Selling Passports in Iraq https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12927 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan diplomatic officials in Iraq may have fraudulently sold hundreds of passports, according to allegations made in a CNN article this week. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12927" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12927#comments Corruption international International Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:15:14 +0000 ryan 12927 at https://venezuelanalysis.com US Legislators Demand Tougher Sanctions Against Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12926 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> US legislators across both major political parties submitted a letter to President Trump calling for harsher sanctions against the South American nation. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12926" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12926#comments International U.S. sanctions United States-Venezuela relations US intervention Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:03:51 +0000 Rachael 12926 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Set to Export Fishing and Aquaculture Products to El Salvador https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12925 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela and El Salvador signed bilateral cooperation agreements this week in Caracas. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12925" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12925#comments Economy El Salvador Fishing International international solidarity Thu, 09 Feb 2017 20:43:00 +0000 Rachael 12925 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Bolivarian Government Calls for "Second Phase" of Dialogue with Opposition https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12922 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jorge Rodríguez expressed the Venezuelan government’s unwavering commitment to dialogue with the opposition on Monday.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12922" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12922#comments dialogue 2017 OAS Opposition Politics The Vatican Tue, 07 Feb 2017 23:45:36 +0000 lmkoerner 12922 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Russia Reaffirms Support for Venezuelan Sovereignty https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12921 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov highlighted his government’s commitment to Venezuelan sovereignty Monday during a bilateral meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart in Moscow. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12921" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12921#comments International international relations Russia-Venezuela Tue, 07 Feb 2017 04:14:28 +0000 jeanette 12921 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Mourns Passing of Brazilian Leftist Marisa Leticia Rocco https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12920 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela issued condolences Thursday to the family of prominent leftist Marisa Leticia Rocco, the wife of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12920" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12920#comments Brazil international International Lula da Silva Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:24:50 +0000 ryan 12920 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s PDVSA to Boost Gas Distribution https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12919 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA announced Thursday plans to partner with private company Gavenplast to boost domestic gas production and distribution. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12919" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12919#comments Economic growth Economy Gas Natural Gas PDVSA Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:49:38 +0000 ryan 12919 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Reaffirms Support for Syria Against Foreign Intervention https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12915 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry&nbsp;released an official statement&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;congratulating the Syrian government on its recent military triumphs over armed groups attempting to destabilize the Arab Republic.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12915" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12915#comments International international solidarity NATO Syria Thu, 02 Feb 2017 02:19:01 +0000 lmkoerner 12915 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Legally Recognizes First Child with Two Mothers https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12913 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan National Electoral Council (CNE) issued the country’s first birth certificate legally recognizing two Lesbian mothers as the parents of a child.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12913" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12913#comments CNE Gender and Sexuality LGBTQ Marriage Equality Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:36:13 +0000 lmkoerner 12913 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Supreme Court: The President Has Not Abandoned His Post https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12912 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s highest court ruled against an attempt by Congress to remove President Nicolas Maduro through Article 233 of the Constitution. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12912" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12912#comments Law and Justice National Assembly 2017 Nicolás Maduro opposition 2017 Supreme Court Tue, 31 Jan 2017 20:48:23 +0000 lmkoerner 12912 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Grants New Powers to Vice-President https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12911 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The 15 new powers are interpreted as a mandate for&nbsp;improving efficiency in government and resolving the country’s deep economic crisis. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12911#comments executive order 2017 Politics Tareck El Assami Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:42:00 +0000 Rachael 12911 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Denounces “Xenophobic” Remarks by Colombian Vice-President https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12909 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Maduro demanded Colombian Vice-President German Vargas Lleras apologize after he suggested Venezuelans be excluded from the neighboring country’s social programs. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12909" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12909#comments Colombia peace negotiations Colombia-Venezuela Relations Housing mission International Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:53:02 +0000 lmkoerner 12909 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Preparing to Make Arrest in Odebrecht Case https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12908 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities announced Thursday they were preparing to press charges against an unnamed suspect in the Odebrecht scandal. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12908" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12908#comments corruptioin Henrique Capriles Law and Justice Odebrecht Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:36:59 +0000 ryan 12908 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition to Present “Alternative Proposal” for Dialogue with Government https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12907 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan opposition leaders rejected the official international mediator's proposal, which outlines the next steps for re-launching national dialogue with the Bolivarian government.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12907" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12907#comments dialogue 2017 International Opposition Opposition UNASUR Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:46:49 +0000 Rachael 12907 at https://venezuelanalysis.com CELAC Voices Solidarity with Venezuela in Face of US Interventionism https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12905 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States emphasized its emphatic support for Venezuela against US interventionism. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12905" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12905#comments CELAC International international solidarity international summit Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:57:41 +0000 jeanette 12905 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Opposition Marches for “Return to Democracy” in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12904 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Opposition activists staged a march to demand the “return to democracy” in Venezuela on the anniversary of the overthrow of Venezuelan dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez by a civic-military uprising.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12904" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12904#comments 23 de enero municipal elections 2017 Opposition opposition 2017 recall referendum 2016 regional elections 2017 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:34:42 +0000 lmkoerner 12904 at https://venezuelanalysis.com US Congress Mulls New Sanctions against Venezuela over Alleged Food Corruption https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12902 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Both Republican and Democrat members of the US Congress have issued calls for new sanctions against top Venezuelan food ministry officials over corruption allegations. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12902" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12902#comments Corruption Democrat Party International Republican Party sanctions US anti-Venezuela lobby US congress US imperialism US-Venezuela relations Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:41:21 +0000 Rachael 12902 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Trump’s Appointed Secretary of State Confirms Support for Regime Change in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12901 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson told think tank Latin America Goes Global that he would actively seek a “transition to democratic rule” in Venezuela.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12901" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12901#comments Donald Trump ExxonMobil International Venezuela-U.S. Relations Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:02:42 +0000 lmkoerner 12901 at https://venezuelanalysis.com