New on venezuelanalysis.com https://venezuelanalysis.com/news en PDVSA Bonds Hit Two Year High Following Swap Proposal https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12700 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PDVSA’s bonds rose to a two-year high&nbsp;Monday&nbsp;after the Venezuelan state oil company announced a deal to swap US $5.325 billion of its debt due next year for securities maturing in 2020. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12700" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12700#comments 2016 economy Economy oil PDVSA Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:50:19 +0000 jeanette 12700 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Colombia Peace Accords Set Stage for Meeting Between Maduro and Kerry https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12699 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The two held their first meeting in Cartagena after the official ceremony honoring the historic signing of the Colombian Peace Accords between the Santos government and the FARC. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12699" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12699#comments Colombia peace negotiations International recall referendum 2016 Venezuela-U.S. Relations Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:18:34 +0000 jeanette 12699 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s CNE Rejects US “Concerns” over Impartiality of Recall Referendum https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12697 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's electoral authority&nbsp;urged the US to “abstain from expressing opinions” about Venezuelan democracy Friday after the latter criticized the body’s decision to hold a recall referendum next year. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12697" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12697#comments CNE International Opposition recall referendum 2016 Venezuela-U.S. Relations Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:40:33 +0000 lmkoerner 12697 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Supreme Court Extends Economic Emergency State of Exception https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12685 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The high court renewed the Maduro administration's emergency powers with the aim of tackling the country's deep recession.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12685" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12685#comments Economy executive branch Law and Justice state of exception Supreme Court of Justice Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:10:10 +0000 jeanette 12685 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Turns Guns Into Homes for the Poor https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12656 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities said Wednesday they had melted down 17,000 firearms, and would use the scrap metal as material in public housing units. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12656" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12656#comments Bolivarian Project Disarmament Gun control security Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:28:06 +0000 ryan 12656 at https://venezuelanalysis.com No Recall Referendum in 2016, Confirms Venezuela’s Electoral Council https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12654 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s electoral authority officially ruled out holding a recall referendum in 2016 on Wednesday, despite months of protests by opposition groups. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12654" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12654#comments CNE MUD Nicolás Maduro Opposition Politics recall referendum 2016 Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:06:30 +0000 ryan 12654 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Rejects “Gratuitous Attack” by Peru at UN https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12650 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan UN Ambassador Rafael Ramirez hit back at Peruvian President Pablo Kuczynki after the latter called for international “pressure” on Venezuela during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12650" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12650#comments Brazil International leopoldo lopez Peru Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:44:00 +0000 lmkoerner 12650 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelans Are Multiplying Seeds As a Means of Self Defense https://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12649 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeanette Charles </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Learn how Venezuelans have built a nationwide program that seeks to achieve food sovereignty and take down the economic war.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12649" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12649#comments Food Sovereignty popular power Seed Law Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:01:05 +0000 jeanette 12649 at https://venezuelanalysis.com US Coast Guard Violated Venezuela Airspace: Defense Minister https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12648 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela has recorded 32 violations of its airspace in 2016 alone, according to Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12648" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12648#comments International sovereignty United States US intervention Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:50:50 +0000 jeanette 12648 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Communist Poet, Journalist, and Ex-Guerrilla Dies at 100 https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12634 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A lifetime poet, journalist, feminist, and communist revolutionary, Olga Luzardo died on Monday at the age of 100.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12634" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12634#comments Bolivarian Project Fourth Republic Guerrilla struggle PCV Social Movements Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:00:39 +0000 lmkoerner 12634 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Top Witnesses Admit Lying in Drug Hearing against Venezuelan First Lady’s Nephews https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12614 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two undercover DEA informants confessed to lying to their handlers concerning illegal activities conducted during the investigation, including trafficking drugs into the US as well as hiring prostitutes. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12614" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12614#comments Cilia Flores DEA Drugs International Law and Justice Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:07:03 +0000 lmkoerner 12614 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Dakota Pipeline Linked to 'Crushing Venezuela': Winona LaDuke https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12613 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Native American activist said the economic war against Venezuela was a factor behind U.S. fracking and the Dakota pipeline. &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12613" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12613#comments 2016 oil glut fracking Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Indigenous struggle Oil and Gas Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:47:05 +0000 lmkoerner 12613 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Protests After CNE Postpones Key Referendum Announcement https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12562 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Opposition and pro government rallies broke out across Venezuela Friday, after the country’s electoral authority postponed a key decision on a long awaited recall referendum. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12562" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12562#comments Nicolás Maduro Opposition opposition 2016 recall referendum 2016 Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:23:53 +0000 ryan 12562 at https://venezuelanalysis.com NAM Condemns Intervention in Venezuela, Says Caracas https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12556 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The countries of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) have all condemned calls for international intervention in Venezuela, Caracas’ representative Rafael Ramirez said Thursday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12556" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12556#comments Foreign intervention international International NAM Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:07:00 +0000 ryan 12556 at https://venezuelanalysis.com MERCOSUR Blocks Venezuela from Taking Over Presidency https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12553 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The regional bloc announced that would assume the presidency for the remaining 6 month term. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12553" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12553#comments international International MERCOSUR Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:23:17 +0000 ryan 12553 at https://venezuelanalysis.com “What do You Mean 20 Percent?” And Other Questions About Venezuela’s Recall Process https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12540 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jordan Bazak, Council on Hemispheric Affairs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> COHA's&nbsp;Jordan Bazak sheds light on some of the most important issues related to the country's recall referendum process. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12540" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12540#comments CNE opposition 2016 Politics recall referendum 2016 Thu, 15 Sep 2016 22:24:55 +0000 Rachael 12540 at https://venezuelanalysis.com ICC Denies Receiving Opposition Activist's Case Against Maduro https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12536 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The international court confirmed that it did not receive any documents stating a case against President Maduro from Lilian Tintori, self-proclaimed human rights activist and wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo López. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12536" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12536#comments International international criminal court leopoldo lopez lilian tintori Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:15:39 +0000 jeanette 12536 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Pope Francis Agrees to Mediate Dialogue in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12534 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pope Francis has agreed to facilitate dialogue between the Bolivarian government and opposition. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12534" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12534#comments dialogue International opposition 2016 Pope Francis UNASUR Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:50:27 +0000 jeanette 12534 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Non-Aligned Movement Says 'No' to New Colonialism: Maduro https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12531 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he would propose to transform the Non-Aligned Movement into an international organization that defiantly says "no" to the new colonialism.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12531" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12531#comments colonialism international International non-aligned movement Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:26:50 +0000 jeanette 12531 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Diplomatic Tensions Rise Between Venezuela and Chile https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12528 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan government denounces surfacing interventionism by Chile. Meanwhile, Brazil, under Temer, shows no interest in reestablishing diplomatic ties with the Maduro administration. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12528" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12528#comments Brazil Chile International international relations Tue, 13 Sep 2016 20:32:12 +0000 jeanette 12528 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Guarimba Victims Denounce OAS Secretary General https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12525 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Committee of Victims of the Guarimba and the Ongoing Coup in Venezuela made public their official letter denouncing OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12525" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12525#comments Guarimbas Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Law and Justice Luis Almagro OAS Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:23:43 +0000 jeanette 12525 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Ready to Host Non-Aligned Movement Summit https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12524 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The global body has been instrumental in the fight against colonialism, imperialism, racism and oppression. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12524" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12524#comments International international relations international summit non-aligned movement Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:22:02 +0000 jeanette 12524 at https://venezuelanalysis.com A History of Violence https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12522 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gabriel Hetland - Jacobin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What mainstream accounts of Venezuela’s “peaceful” opposition leave out. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12522" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12522#comments Bolivarian Project Guarimbas opposition 2016 opposition violence Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:33:28 +0000 jeanette 12522 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Begins Controversial Mega Mining Project https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12451 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan government began Wednesday the first phase of a controversial mining project that activists say could devastate vast swathes of the country’s wilderness. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12451" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12451#comments Economy Environment Mining Orinoco Mining Belt Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:19:32 +0000 ryan 12451 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Central Bank Backs Down from DolarToday Legal Fight: Reports https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12449 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s central bank has quietly dropped its long running court battle with an exchange rate publisher, according to reports Friday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12449" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12449#comments 2016 economy BCV foreign currency exchange International Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:44:43 +0000 ryan 12449 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Leader Greeted By Enraged Mob at Airport https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12447 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Henrique Capriles has been confronted by angry protesters on Margarita Island, less than a week after he praised locals for giving President Nicolas Maduro a similar welcome. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12447" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12447#comments Henrique Capriles Nicolás Maduro opposition 2016 Politics Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:11:03 +0000 ryan 12447 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Chavista and Opposition Mobilizations Continue Across Venezuela, CNE Closed over Concerns https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12429 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mobilizations took place Wednesday in defense of the Bolivarian Process as well as in favor of the opposition’s demand for a recall referendum this year. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12429" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12429#comments Bolivarian Project CNE opposition 2016 recall referendum 2016 Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:45 +0000 jeanette 12429 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela to Restructure National Police Force, Maduro Announces New Mission for Authorities https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12419 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Nicolás Maduro announced plans to restructure the National Bolivarian Police Force and a new social mission focused on authorities and their families. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12419" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12419#comments 2016 economy Bolivarian Project Police Police Reform Social Missions Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:41:07 +0000 jeanette 12419 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Orinico Mining Belt: The Economy, Environment and Violence https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12417 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carlos Egaña - Prodavinci </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carlos Egaña explores the political, economic and environmental concerns surrounding Venezuela's controversial Orinoco Mining Belt project. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12417" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12417#comments Environment Environment Mining Orinoco Mining Belt Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:11:06 +0000 jeanette 12417 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Authorities Make Arrests Linked to Destabilization Plots https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12395 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities made major arrests of individuals with paramilitary ties, who were also linked to planned opposition violence associated with last week's September 1st mobilizations. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12395" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12395#comments Alvaro Uribe destabilization Opposition opposition 2016 Tue, 06 Sep 2016 20:35:10 +0000 jeanette 12395 at https://venezuelanalysis.com