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Venezuela Condemns US Human Rights Report as Interventionist

The US report includes a chapter on Venezuela criticizing the nation for alleged human rights violations and abuses. (Archive)

The Venezuelan government issued a statement Monday accusing Washington of double standards in failing to acknowledge its own systematic human rights violations.  

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ALBA Pledges Solidarity with Venezuela at 14th Summit

ALBA’s 14th summit in Caracas. (AVN)

Member states also pledged to create a legal defense fund for Latin American and Caribbean migrants in the United States.

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Hugo Chavez College Program Launched by Nicaragua's Sandinistas

Hugo Chavez Plaza in Managua, Nicaragua honoring the late Venezuelan leader. (United Socialist Party of Venezuela).
Socialism, Bolivarianism, liberation theology, Afro-Indigenous history, and anti-colonial history are among the many topics that will be studied.

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Venezuela Warns of “Fascism” in Trump’s White House

Relations between the two countries flat-lined after the Bush administration endorsed a violent coup that temporarily ousted Mad

Venezuela hit back Thursday at US lawmakers who have endorsed calls for regime change.

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Documentary on Venezuela's Chavez to Premiere This Weekend

Chavez Infinito will follow the stories of eight people impacted by Hugo Chavez. (Jorge Silva/Reuters)

A new documentary on the life of former Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez will premiere this weekend, and will be streamed online.

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Venezuela’s Maduro Vows to Expand Food Distribution Program to 6 Million Families

President Nicolas Maduro inaugurating a new CLAP packaging facility in Sucre state. (AVN)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Wednesday plans to expand his government’s flagship anti-scarcity program to cover 6 million families.

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US Lawmakers Pass Resolution Demanding Trump Act on Venezuela

A bill calling for a tougher line on Venezuela has passed the US Senate, and will now head to the House of Representatives. (Reu

A bill calling for a tougher line on Venezuela has passed the US Senate, and will now head to the House of Representatives.

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Majority of Venezuela's Small Parties to Boycott CNE Registration Process

The CNE registration process will now begin on March 4th. (MinCi)

Just 11 out of 59 parties will re-register with the National Electoral Council. 

 

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Public Outcry Marks 2 Years Since Disappearance of Chavista Activist

Protesters demand justice in the case of Alcedo Mora. (@xabiercosco)

Venezuelan activists have taken to social media this week to demand justice in the case of Chavista political leader Alcedo Mora on the second anniversary of his disappearance.

 

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Hugo Chavez Still Venezuela’s Most Popular President, Says New Poll

Hugo Chavez was identified as Venezuela’s most popular president by 79% of respondents in Hinterlaces’ poll. (chavez.org)

A staggering 79% of respondents identified Chavez as Venezuela’s most well-liked president.

 

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Venezuelan Housing Mission Reaches 1.5 Million Homes

The GMVV’s 1.5 millionth house was unveiled in Cua, Miranda state. (Gregorio Terán/AVN)

Venezuela’s Great Housing Mission (GMVV) has reached the record of 1.5 million homes built nationwide since 2011. 

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Venezuelan VP Releases Open Letter to US Treasury as Parliament Demands Resignation

Venezuelan VP Tareck El Aissami. (Archive)

Venezuelan Vice-President Tareck El Aissami published an open letter to the US Treasury Department in the New York Times Tuesday in which he lambasted the body’s recent drug trafficking accusations as an attempt to further derail bilateral relations.

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Alternative Chavista Website Aporrea Reports Cyber Attack in Venezuela

Caption: The alternative Chavista website Aporrea was formed in 2002. (Aporrea)

The alternative Chavista website Aporrea is operational again after almost a week offline due to a string of “intense and sustained” cyber attacks, says the media collective.

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Venezuela Increases Food Vouchers by 70% Effective March 1

Monthly state food tickets will be increased to 108,000 Bolivars as of March 1. (GacetaOficial)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday a 70 percent hike in the value of state food vouchers in a bid to safeguard workers’ salaries against rising inflation. 

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MERCOSUR Parliament Rejects Suspension of Venezuela

PARLASUR rejected the suspension of Venezuela from the regional bloc. (Archive)

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.

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