News: All https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/all en Venezuela Accuses OAS of Hypocrisy Over Brazil https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13152 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez accused the Organisation of American States (OAS) of double standards Thursday, after the regional body refused to discuss the political crisis in Brazil. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13152" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13152#comments Brazil International OAS Fri, 26 May 2017 20:52:47 +0000 ryan 13152 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Announces Charges Against 3 Police in Student Death https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13151 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan prosecutors announced Thursday they will be pressing charges against three police officers accused of involvement in the death of a student in Bolivar state. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13151" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13151#comments Law Law and Justice opposition violence 2017 Fri, 26 May 2017 19:51:32 +0000 ryan 13151 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Attorney General Comes Under Fire After Controversial Press Conference https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13150 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Attorney General Luisa Ortega has been accused of exercising excessive leniency in prosecuting those arrested during violent opposition protests. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13150" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13150#comments Law and Justice Luisa Ortega opposition violence 2017 Fri, 26 May 2017 01:52:54 +0000 Rachael 13150 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Court Orders Mayors of Protest-Stricken Regions to Clear Roads https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13149 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s highest court ordered a group of municipal governments to ensure citizens can exercise their right to free movement, including by clearing critical thoroughfares of opposition barricades. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13149" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13149#comments Law opposition 2017 opposition destabilisation Politics Thu, 25 May 2017 16:11:30 +0000 ryan 13149 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s New Forex System Launches https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13148 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela was set Thursday to hold its first currency auction under its newly reformed foreign exchange system, which the government says will be more transparent and effective than its predecessors. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13148" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13148#comments economic crisis 2017 Economy foreign currency exchange Thu, 25 May 2017 15:34:14 +0000 ryan 13148 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Dates for Regional Elections Announced, Constituent Assembly Moves Forward in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13147 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The National Electoral Council has confirmed that state governor elections will go ahead on&nbsp;December 10, while delegates to the Constituent Assembly will be elected at the end of July.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13147" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13147#comments CNE constituent assembly 2017 Politics regional elections 2017 Thu, 25 May 2017 02:45:29 +0000 lmkoerner 13147 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Six Dead, 30 Public Institutions Attacked in Barinas as Violent Protests Continue https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13144 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Six more people were killed in Venezuela Monday amid nationwide opposition attacks on public institutions and government personnel. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13144" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13144#comments Opposition opposition violence 2017 Tue, 23 May 2017 20:41:19 +0000 lmkoerner 13144 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Attorney General Rejects National Constituent Assembly in Leaked Letter https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13142 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The top prosecutor warned that in lieu of promoting “national reconciliation”, the process of overhauling the constitution “would accelerate the crisis” </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13142" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13142#comments constituent assembly 2017 Law and Justice Luis Almagro Luisa Ortega Diaz Tue, 23 May 2017 02:37:24 +0000 lmkoerner 13142 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Violence: Alleged Chavista Set on Fire as Death Toll Hits 55 https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13141 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro condemned the latest round of opposition violence Saturday that saw one youth doused in gasoline and set ablaze by protesters.&nbsp;&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13141" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13141#comments Henrique Capriles Opposition opposition violence 2017 Mon, 22 May 2017 18:44:58 +0000 lmkoerner 13141 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Trump: ‘We Will do Whatever is Necessary’ to ‘Fix’ Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13140 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> US President Donald Trump said Thursday he would work with Colombia to “fix” Venezuela, as he slapped Caracas with new sanctions. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13140" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13140#comments Colombia Donald Trump International Supreme Court U.S. sanctions US intervention Venezuela-US relations Fri, 19 May 2017 19:03:22 +0000 ryan 13140 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Russia to Export 60,000 Tons of Wheat to Venezuela per Month https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13139 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday his government had secured a major wheat deal with Russia. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13139" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13139#comments food shortages international International Russia Russia-Venezuela Fri, 19 May 2017 17:26:55 +0000 ryan 13139 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Soldiers Arrested, 70 Businesses Looted in Miranda State https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13138 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Another Venezuelan police officer has died Friday after allegedly being shot by opposition protesters, while unrest continued in the states of Miranda and Aragua. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13138" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13138#comments Law and Justice opposition 2017 opposition destabilisation Fri, 19 May 2017 16:27:27 +0000 ryan 13138 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Freed Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Phones Maduro, Backs Venezuelan Sovereignty https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13137 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Newly released Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera held a televised phone conversation with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Wednesday in which he voiced his solidarity with the South American country.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13137" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13137#comments international International international solidarity Fri, 19 May 2017 15:37:06 +0000 ryan 13137 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Maternity Hospital Attacked in Venezuela, Death Toll Rises to 53 https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13135 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A maternity hospital was attacked in Miranda state Wednesday as the death count in seven weeks of violent anti-government protests ascends to 53. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13135" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13135#comments Law and Justice Opposition opposition violence 2017 Fri, 19 May 2017 00:56:13 +0000 lmkoerner 13135 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Officials, Supporters Targeted by International ‘Witch Hunt’ https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13134 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan government officials and supporters of the Maduro administration are facing a wave of abuse abroad, according to reports Thursday. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13134" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13134#comments Australia International international solidarity opposition violence 2017 Spain Thu, 18 May 2017 20:45:37 +0000 ryan 13134 at https://venezuelanalysis.com US Accused of Promoting Venezuela Intervention at UN https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13133 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The United States took to the United Nations Wednesday to compare Venezuela’s current political crisis to Syria. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13133" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13133#comments International United Nations United States US intervention Thu, 18 May 2017 16:57:59 +0000 ryan 13133 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Unrest: Three Police Officers Arrested, 1 Dead, Paramilitary Activity Reported https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13130 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the last 24 hours, three police officers have been arrested, another minor has died and Venezuela’s Interior Minister has reported paramilitary activity in border states. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13130" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13130#comments Law and Justice Thu, 18 May 2017 02:54:27 +0000 lmkoerner 13130 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Constitutional Changes to Be Put to Referendum, Maduro Confirms 2018 Elections https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13129 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Constitutional lawyer Hermann Escarra confirmed that any new Constitution will have to be approved by voters.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13129" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13129#comments 2018 elections constituent assembly 2017 Opposition opposition violence 2017 Politics Wed, 17 May 2017 03:26:58 +0000 lmkoerner 13129 at https://venezuelanalysis.com UPDATED: Venezuela’s Political Violence Claims Five More Lives https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13128 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Forty-nine people have died since opposition protests turned violent at the beginning of April.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13128" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13128#comments Opposition opposition violence 2017 Tue, 16 May 2017 23:09:15 +0000 lmkoerner 13128 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Revolutionaries Demand ‘Truly Communal State’ https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13123 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets of Caracas this week to rally in support of the country’s commune movement. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13123" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13123#comments Bolivarian Project communal state Sat, 13 May 2017 16:40:18 +0000 ryan 13123 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Right-Wing Protest Venezuela Solidarity Event in Spain https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13122 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Around 100 people were allegedly trapped in Venezuela’s embassy in Madrid Thursday by far right protesters. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13122" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13122#comments international International opposition 2017 Venezuela-Spain Relations Fri, 12 May 2017 16:54:08 +0000 ryan 13122 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Health Minister Replaced After Controversial Report https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13120 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was reported Friday to have replaced his health minister, just days after new data from the ministry surfaced, showing major increases in mosquito-borne diseases and infant deaths. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13120" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13120#comments Health political leaders Politics Fri, 12 May 2017 15:23:05 +0000 ryan 13120 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Uruguay Joins CELAC Talks on Venezuela Unrest https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13119 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Uruguay agreed Thursday to attend international talks called by Venezuela to promote dialogue between the government in Caracas and the opposition. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13119" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13119#comments CELAC dialogue 2017 International OAS Uruguay Fri, 12 May 2017 13:56:31 +0000 ryan 13119 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Mosquito Borne Diseases Surge in Venezuela, Infant and Maternal Deaths Rise https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13118 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mosquito-borne diseases like malaria surged last year in Venezuela while infant deaths have likewise increased, according to recently released government data. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13118" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13118#comments Healthcare Politics Thu, 11 May 2017 21:11:15 +0000 ryan 13118 at https://venezuelanalysis.com ‘Snipers’ Take to the Streets of Venezuela as Death Toll Surges Past 2014 Record https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13117 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two more Venezuelans died Wednesday amid ongoing unrest, with officials in Caracas calling for an official investigation into the role of right-wing snipers in the violence. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13117" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13117#comments Law Opposition opposition 2017 Thu, 11 May 2017 16:02:09 +0000 ryan 13117 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Three Shot in Merida as Violent Opposition Protests Continue https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13114 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Among the wounded is a state police officer, a student, and a motorcycle taxi driver. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13114#comments constituent assembly 2017 Opposition opposition violence 2017 Tue, 09 May 2017 17:52:33 +0000 lmkoerner 13114 at https://venezuelanalysis.com New Evidence Points to Protesters in Death of Venezuelan Violinist https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13113 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New evidence released Friday suggests Venezuelan opposition demonstrators may be responsible for the death of Armando Cañizales at a protest last week. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13113" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13113#comments El Sistema Opposition opposition violence 2017 Tue, 09 May 2017 13:55:54 +0000 Rachael 13113 at https://venezuelanalysis.com US National Security Advisor: Quick, Peaceful Solution Needed in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13112 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The US official released the statement after meeting with opposition leader Julio Borges in Washington.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13112" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13112#comments International NATO Opposition U.S. intervention Venezuela-U.S. Relations Tue, 09 May 2017 05:24:57 +0000 lmkoerner 13112 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition, Business Lobby to Boycott Constituent Assembly https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13111 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan opposition and the country’s largest business lobby have rejected an invitation to participate in the process of convoking a national constituent assembly unveiled by the Maduro government. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13111" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13111#comments constituent assembly 2017 Fedecamaras MUD Opposition opposition violence Mon, 08 May 2017 23:19:45 +0000 Rachael 13111 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Leader in Worker Controlled Company Killed in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13110 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rexol Acevedo, 32, was allegedly shot by opposition protesters.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13110" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13110#comments Assassinations Opposition opposition violence 2017 workers' control Mon, 08 May 2017 22:11:58 +0000 Rachael 13110 at https://venezuelanalysis.com