New on venezuelanalysis.com https://venezuelanalysis.com/news en Venezuela and Trinidad Sign Landmark Energy Agreements https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12822 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago signed three agreements Monday focusing on oil and gas production. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12822" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12822#comments bilateral cooperation Gas oil Oil and Gas Petrocaribe Trinidad & Tobago Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:55:28 +0000 jeanette 12822 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Central Bank Announces New Banknotes and Coins https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12821 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The new higher denomination notes and coins will gradually come into effect as of&nbsp;December 15.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12821" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12821#comments BCV Currency economic crisis 2016 Economy Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:55:41 +0000 lmkoerner 12821 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Intelligence Services Arrest Credicard Directors https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12820 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The company’s top management are accused of having deliberately promoted a system failure in their online payment services in a bid to destabilise the government.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12820" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12820#comments CANTV economic war Economy Law and Justice MUD Opposition Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:48:53 +0000 lmkoerner 12820 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan President Reports “Cyber Sabotage” against Banking System https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12819 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Maduro ordered intelligence services to take “necessary actions” as citizens began to denounce difficulties with payment terminals and electronic banking platforms across the country.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12819" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12819#comments Banks Currency economic crisis 2016 economic war Economy Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:58:54 +0000 lmkoerner 12819 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Supreme Court Sentences Ex-Policeman for Homicide https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12818 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> José Ramón Perdomo Camacho, 43, was sentenced to more than 29 years of prison for the murder of opposition student Bassil Alejandro Da Costa in February 2014. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12818" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12818#comments 2014 opposition violence Guarimbas Law and Justice Opposition state repression Supreme Court Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:03:44 +0000 lmkoerner 12818 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Weekly News Review November 25: Venezuela Mourns Fidel Castro’s Passing https://venezuelanalysis.com/video/12817 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallett-Outtrim </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/video/12817" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/video/12817#comments 2016 oil glut. OPEC Fidel Castro International Military OLP Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:57:14 +0000 ryan 12817 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Decolonial School: Rethinking Revolutionary Horizons Beyond Modernity https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12816 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lucas Koerner &amp; José Romero Losacco </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this exclusive interview, the coordinator of Venezuela's first Decolonial School, Dr. José Losacco Romero, elaborates on the need to transcend the civilisational project inherent in 20th Century Socialism and explains how that space is being opened up from within the ranks of critical Chavismo. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12816" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12816#comments Bolivarian Project colonialism critical Chavismo Modernity Politics Social movements Social Movements twentieth Century Socialism twenty-first Century Socialism Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:21:10 +0000 Rachael 12816 at https://venezuelanalysis.com UNESCO Recognises Venezuela’s El Callao https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12815 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) officially recognised Thursday the Venezuela festival of El Callao on its List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12815" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12815#comments afro-descendents afro-venezuelans Culture Culture Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans UNESCO Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:40:46 +0000 ryan 12815 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Mercosur Suspends Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12814 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> South American trade bloc Mercosur has agreed to suspend Venezuela, officials reportedly said Thursday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12814" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12814#comments Argentina Brazil International international relations MERCOSUR trade Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:26:06 +0000 ryan 12814 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Celebrates “Historic” OPEC Deal https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12813 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Oil Minister Euologio del Pino has branded an OPEC deal to cut production across member states as “another achievement” of the Bolivarian revolution.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12813" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12813#comments International cooperation oil Oil and Gas OPEC Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:12:48 +0000 jeanette 12813 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Grants 39 Permits to Local Communities for Orinoco Mining Arc https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12812 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> President Nicolas Maduro signed 39 permits granting local communities in Bolivar state access to the Orinoco Mining Arc.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12812" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12812#comments 2016 economy Economy Mining Orinoco Mining Belt Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:39:48 +0000 jeanette 12812 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Pays Homage to Fidel Castro in Havana https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12811 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Speaking before nearly a million Cubans in Havana Tuesday, Maduro underscored Venezuela’s historic debt to Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12811" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12811#comments Bolivarian Project Cuba-Venezuela relations Fidel Castro International Nicolás Maduro Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:12:15 +0000 lmkoerner 12811 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Authorizes Tourism Industry to Charge in Dollars, Avior Expands Air-fleet https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12810 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan government authorized the tourism industry to charge in dollars provided they sell 60% of their earnings to the Central Bank at the floating exchange rate.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12810" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12810#comments Airlines Economy Exchange rate Tourism Wed, 30 Nov 2016 02:09:21 +0000 lmkoerner 12810 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Long-Time Venezuelan Diplomat Bernardo Álvarez Dies, 60 https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12809 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's ambassador to the Organization of American States died Friday at the age of 60 in Caracas.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12809" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12809#comments Diplomacy executive order 2016 International Politics Venezuela-U.S. Relations Wed, 30 Nov 2016 01:52:06 +0000 lmkoerner 12809 at https://venezuelanalysis.com 11 Venezuelan Military Officials Arrested Over Alleged Massacre https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12808 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eleven members of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Armed Forces (FANB) were arrested over the weekend for their alleged role in the murder of twelve people.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12808" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12808#comments fanb Interior Justice Ministry Law and Justice OLP Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:53:57 +0000 jeanette 12808 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Declares Three-Day National Mourning for Fidel Castro https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12807 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &nbsp;President Nicolas Maduro ordered three days of national mourning for the legendary Cuban leader Fidel Castro who died&nbsp;on Friday&nbsp;night. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12807" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12807#comments Bolivarian Revolution Cuba-Venezuela relations Fidel Castro International Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:44:34 +0000 jeanette 12807 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Weekly News Review November 25: More Bad News for the Bolivar https://venezuelanalysis.com/video/12806 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ryan Mallett-Outtrim </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/video/12806" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/video/12806#comments Currency Economy opposition 2016 Fri, 25 Nov 2016 23:35:50 +0000 ryan 12806 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Currency Takes Another Dive https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12805 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s beleaguered currency looked set Friday to lose around half its value in a month. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12805" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12805#comments 2016 economy Currency Economy international Venezuela economic crisis 2016 Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:41:05 +0000 ryan 12805 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Says Dialogue Should Continue https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12804 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan government says it will continue pushing for dialogue with the country’s opposition, despite right-wing leaders announcing talks were frozen. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12804" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12804#comments Dialogue 2016 Opposition opposition 2016 Politics Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:08:51 +0000 ryan 12804 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Government Laments Death of Ex Chávez Ally Luis Miquilena https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12803 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bolivarian government issued an official communiqué Thursday mourning the death of long time Venezuelan politician and entrepreneur Luis Miquilena. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12803" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12803#comments Bolivarian Revolution political leaders Politics Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:54:26 +0000 ryan 12803 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Various Flavors of Fake News about Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12802 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Joe Emersberger - teleSUR English </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It's almost impossible to escape bombardment by the U.S government’s perspective on Venezuela. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12802" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12802#comments corporate media International media Media Watch opposition 2016 Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:28:23 +0000 ryan 12802 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Launches "Indestructible Heart” Media Campaign https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12801 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Communities and organizations across Venezuela have organized cultural and political events as part of the latest media campaign to defend Venezuelan sovereignty. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12801" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12801#comments Alternative media Bolivarian Project Economy Indestructible Heart social media Venezuelan Media Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:59:49 +0000 jeanette 12801 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Mulls Suing JP Morgan over De Facto Economic Blockade https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12800 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The U.S. investment bank claimed that Venezuela's state oil company missed debt payments. The country hasn't missed payments since 2002. &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12800#comments economic war Economy JP Morgan PDVSA Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:04:39 +0000 jeanette 12800 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Senior Chavista Diplomat Freed After 12 Days in Venezuelan State Custody https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12799 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ricardo Moreno was released&nbsp;Sunday&nbsp;evening after being detained for twelve days by state intelligence agents under unclear circumstances.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12799" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12799#comments Bolivarian Project Foreign Relations Ricardo Moreno SEBIN Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:05:01 +0000 jeanette 12799 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Creates New Tourism and IT Universities https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12798 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bolivarian government announced&nbsp;Monday&nbsp;the creation of two new state universities dedicated to tourism and information technology.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12798" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12798#comments Bolivarian Project Higher education information technology Tourism Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:20:33 +0000 jeanette 12798 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Showcases International Musical Talent at Latest Festival https://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12797 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeanette Charles &amp; Paola Martucci Gómez - Venezuelanalysis.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Venezuela recently hosted the International Music Festival, part of the country's larger strategy to build the cultural revolution within the Bolivarian process.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12797" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/images/12797#comments Music festival Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:17:27 +0000 jeanette 12797 at https://venezuelanalysis.com MERCOSUR Threatens Venezuela with Suspension https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12796 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Member states Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay have accused Venezuela of failing to implement 300 MERCOSUR regulations. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12796" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12796#comments Argentina Brazil International MERCOSUR paraguay Uruguay Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:03:51 +0000 lmkoerner 12796 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Slams Obama, Hopes for Better Relations with Trump https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12795 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hit back at US President Barack Obama after the latter expressed veiled criticisms of Venezuela at an international trade summit in Peru. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12795" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12795#comments Donald Trump International Nicolás Maduro Obama Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:12:18 +0000 jeanette 12795 at https://venezuelanalysis.com What is Behind the TV Series on Hugo Chavez? https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12794 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Supuesto Negado </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Supuesto Negado unpacks the political and cultural implications of Sony's new TV series on the life of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12794" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/12794#comments Culture Hugo Chavez legacy Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:09:57 +0000 lmkoerner 12794 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Senior Venezuelan Diplomat Detained Under Unclear Circumstances https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12793 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry's North America director was arrested by authorities last week. No charges have been announced and the ministry has yet to issue a statement. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12793" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12793#comments Foreign Relations International international solidarity United States Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:13:47 +0000 ryan 12793 at https://venezuelanalysis.com