News: All https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/all en People’s Summit Backs Venezuela, Slams Mercosur https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13258 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Social movements from across South America condemned Thursday Merocsur’s suspension of Venezuela, amid speculation the regional bloc could take further action against Caracas. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13258" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13258#comments Argentina International international solidarity MERCOSUR Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:09:18 +0000 ryan 13258 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Divided Over Opposition’s General Strike https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13256 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide claimed victory Thursday, after an opposition strike threatened to paralyse the country. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13256" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13256#comments Opposition opposition 2017 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:47:11 +0000 ryan 13256 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Support for Venezuela at Sandinista Celebrations in Nicaragua https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13255 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Regional leaders back Caracas and criticize threatened U.S. sanctions. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13255" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13255#comments international International Nicaragua Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:48:42 +0000 ryan 13255 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Military Hits Back at US Sanctions Threat https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13254 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The military has also denounced opposition street actions that set people on fire, attack medical and educational centers and attempt to destroy cities. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13254" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13254#comments Military Politics Venezuela-U.S. Relations Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:25:19 +0000 ryan 13254 at https://venezuelanalysis.com 75% of Venezuelans Support Socialism: Poll https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13251 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The majority of Venezuelans believe in a socialist economy, but want the government to be more efficient and promote private investment, a top pollster said Wednesday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13251" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13251#comments 21st Century Socialism economic crisis 2017 Economy Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:35:01 +0000 ryan 13251 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Shocked by Graphic Footage of Alleged Mortar Killing https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13250 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities said Tuesday they were investigating the death of a man allegedly killed by opposition protesters. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13250" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13250#comments Opposition opposition 2017 Political Violence Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:10:09 +0000 ryan 13250 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelans Vote in Rival Symbolic Polls https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13247 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s government and opposition both claimed millions voted in rival symbolic elections Sunday, with at least one death being reported. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13247" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13247#comments grassroots organisation National Constitutional Assembly 2017 opposition 2017 Politics Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:59:38 +0000 ryan 13247 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Announces New "Humane Birth" Plan https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13243 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The National Humane Birth Plan will provide free midwife services and other assistance to women during pregnancy. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13243" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13243#comments Gender and Sexuality Women's Movements Women's rights Fri, 14 Jul 2017 19:05:47 +0000 ryan 13243 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Allegedly Caught with C4, Helicopter Hijacker Appears in Caracas https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13242 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A prominent member of one of Venezuela’s most controversial right-wing parties was arrested Thursday, after allegedly being found with explosives. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13242" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13242#comments Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:51:49 +0000 ryan 13242 at https://venezuelanalysis.com 71% of Venezuelans Say Opposition Has No Economic Plan: Poll https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13240 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The majority of Venezuelans believe a future right-wing government won’t be able to solve the country’s economic crisis, according to a new poll released Thursday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13240" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13240#comments opposition 2017 political crisis Politics Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:20:30 +0000 ryan 13240 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Sees New Charges in Odebrecht Case https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13238 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities announced Wednesday charges against two individuals reportedly linked to a government official accused of involvement in the continent-spanning Odebrecht scandal. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13238" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13238#comments Corruption International Law and Justice Odebrecht Public Transport Thu, 13 Jul 2017 20:16:05 +0000 ryan 13238 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Integrates Truth Commission into ANC https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13237 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro signed a decree Wednesday to incorporate a truth commission into the country's National Constituent Assembly.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13237" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13237#comments Attorney General Luisa Ortega Land Reform National Constituent Assembly 2017 Truth Commission Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:38:04 +0000 ryan 13237 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Court Limits Rogue Prosecutor’s Powers https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13236 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s highest court moved Wednesday to further limit the powers of Attorney General Luisa Ortega, restricting her office’s powers to prosecute. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13236" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13236#comments Law Law and Justice Luisa Ortega TSJ Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:46:16 +0000 ryan 13236 at https://venezuelanalysis.com US Senator Threatens More Sanctions on Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13234 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> US Senator Marco Rubio took aim at Venezuela Wednesday, hinting of more unilateral sanctions if a constituent assembly tasked with revamping the South American country's constitution goes forward.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13234" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13234#comments constituent assembly 2017 International U.S. sanctions Venezuela-U.S. Relations Wed, 12 Jul 2017 22:20:20 +0000 ryan 13234 at https://venezuelanalysis.com US Court Blocks Exxon from Collecting Venezuela Award https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13233 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A US appeals court blocked Tuesday the enforcement of a multi-million dollar award against Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA, citing procedural concerns. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13233" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13233#comments ExxonMobil International oil PDVSA Wed, 12 Jul 2017 16:29:04 +0000 ryan 13233 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Accused of Attacking Indigenous Radio Station https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13232 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s opposition protesters were accused Monday of attacking an indigenous meeting space and community radio station, as unrest continued in the South American country. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13232" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13232#comments Community media Indigenous struggle Opposition opposition 2017 opposition destabilisation Yukpa Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:22:11 +0000 ryan 13232 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Condemns Attack on UN Ambassador in New York https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13231 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Caracas demanded Washington guarantee the security of its diplomatic personnel after a family member of Venezuelan UN Ambassador Rafael Ramirez was reportedly bitten at a New York steakhouse. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13231" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13231#comments Opposition opposition violence 2017 United Nations United States Wed, 12 Jul 2017 01:10:24 +0000 Rachael 13231 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro and Putin Talk Cooperation via Telephone https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13230 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The two heads of state discussed their mutual cooperation in “security and defence, energy, agriculture, science and technology, and culture”.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13230" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13230#comments International Russia-Venezuela Wed, 12 Jul 2017 01:07:04 +0000 lmkoerner 13230 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Bomb Explosion, Three Dead During Opposition’s 10 Hour Roadblock https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13229 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A bomb exploded in Caracas and three people were killed Monday, during a ten-hour blockade of the nation’s streets called by the Venezuelan opposition. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13229" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13229#comments Opposition opposition violence 2017 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:27:46 +0000 Rachael 13229 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Jailed Politician Leopoldo Lopez Granted House Arrest in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13228 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Supreme Court announced the humanitarian measure Saturday morning. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13228" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13228#comments guarimbas 2014 leopoldo lopez lilian tintori Opposition Tue, 11 Jul 2017 01:09:44 +0000 Rachael 13228 at https://venezuelanalysis.com 85% of Venezuelans Oppose Joining Violent Protests: Poll https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13226 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An overwhelming majority of Venezuelans say they are unwilling to join violent opposition protests, according to a new survey. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13226" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13226#comments opposition 2017 opposition destabilisation Politics Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:53:48 +0000 ryan 13226 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Lawmaker Caught Demanding ‘Sovereign War’ after AN Clashes https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13225 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Footage surfaced Thursday of a Venezuelan opposition legislator calling for civil war and foreign intervention, following violence at the country’s parliament. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13225" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13225#comments Opposition opposition 2017 opposition destabilisation US intervention Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:49:01 +0000 ryan 13225 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Russia, Caribbean Say No International Intervention in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13223 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Russia and a number of Caribbean nations called this week for political dialogue in Venezuela, and argued against international intervention. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13223" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13223#comments Caribbean caricom International Russia-Venezuela Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:59:24 +0000 ryan 13223 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Attorney General Skips Court Hearing, Alleges “Coup” https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13219 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The standoff between Venezuela’s branches of government further escalated Tuesday as the Supreme Court held an impeachment hearing for Attorney General Luisa Ortega over allegations of “grave misconduct”.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13219" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13219#comments Attorney General Luisa Ortega Law and Justice opposition violence 2017 Supreme Court Tarek William Saab Wed, 05 Jul 2017 03:13:46 +0000 lmkoerner 13219 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition to Hold “Plebiscite” on ANC, Vows “Zero Hour” Protests https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13218 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s right-wing opposition coalition, the MUD, unveiled Monday that it will convene a non-binding national “plebiscite” on whether the country should go ahead with National Constituent Assembly elections slated for July 30. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13218" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13218#comments constituent assembly 2017 Opposition Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:25:02 +0000 lmkoerner 13218 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Announces 50% Minimum Wage Hike https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13217 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Under the new measure, the base monthly wage will be doubled to 97,531 bolivars, while food tickets will be raised to 153,000 bolivars, bringing the integrated minimum wage to 250,531 bolivars. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13217" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13217#comments Economy National minimum wage Workers' rights Tue, 04 Jul 2017 01:55:12 +0000 lmkoerner 13217 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Pope Urges Peace in Venezuela as 6 More Die in Anti-Government Unrest https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13216 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pope Francis called for a “peaceful and democratic solution” in Venezuela over the weekend as six more people died in anti-government unrest across the South American country.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13216" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13216#comments Law and Justice Opposition opposition violence 2017 Pope Francis Mon, 03 Jul 2017 19:53:18 +0000 lmkoerner 13216 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela: "Terrorists" Torch 50 Tons of Food as ex-National Guard Chief Indicted https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13214 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities said Thursday more than 50 tons of food have been incinerated by anti-government groups, amid ongoing attacks on public infrastructure. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13214" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13214#comments Opposition opposition 2016 opposition destabilisation Fri, 30 Jun 2017 20:05:44 +0000 ryan 13214 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Supreme Court Orders Travel Ban, Asset Freeze Against Attorney General https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13211 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's Supreme Court ordered a travel ban and asset freeze against Attorney General Luisa Ortega Wednesday over alleged misconduct in her office's response to 13 weeks of violent anti-government protests that have claimed&nbsp;93&nbsp;lives to date.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13211" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13211#comments Attorney General Luisa Ortega opposition violence 2017 Politics TSJ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:12:37 +0000 ryan 13211 at https://venezuelanalysis.com 7 Dead as Venezuela Violence Escalates https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13212 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seven people died across Venezuela in a 24 hour period Wednesday, as the country’s political crisis showed signs of deepening. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13212" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13212#comments Opposition opposition violence 2017 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 20:08:14 +0000 ryan 13212 at https://venezuelanalysis.com