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US Must Abandon its Latin American Military Bases, Says Venezuela

US soldiers perform an equipment inspection on Colombian soldiers in 2015. (Handout/US Department of Defence)
Venezuelan foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez called on the United States Thursday to pull out of its military bases across Latin America.

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Brazilian Senate, Correa Back Venezuela as MERCOSUR President Pro Tempore

The flags of MERCOSUR’s five member-states: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela. (Archive)

The Brazilian Senate’s Economic Affairs Commission issued a statement Friday endorsing Venezuela’s legal claim to the pro tempore presidency of the Market of the South (MERCOSUR). 

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Ecuador Proposes Anti-Transnational Summit in Venezuela as Maduro Confronts Low Productivity Levels

Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa (left) with foreign minister Ricardo Patiño and Nicolas Maduro. (AVN)

Tomorrow Ecuadorian foreign minister Ricardo Patiño will meet with the Venezuelan president in Caracas to discuss the creation of an official Observatory of Transnational Companies. Nicolas Maduro also plans to meet with private and public sectors of the economy.

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Latin America’s Radical Left in Power: Complexities and Challenges in the Twenty-First Century


The democratic, peaceful road to socialism, which has been pursued by the governments of Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador and serves as an inspiration for much of the Latin American left, hardly represents a new approach.

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Re-election of Correa a “Victory for Socialist Forces” Says Venezuelan Government

Rafael Correa won the presidential elections by 57% (AP)

Vice-president Nicolas Maduro congratulated Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa for his “gigantic” victory in Ecuador’s presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday.

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Venezuela and ALBA Back Ecuador in Wikileaks Asylum Dispute

Venezuela foreign minister Nicolas Maduro demanded “that international law be respected” reguarding the Ecuador – UK dispu

Venezuela and the ALBA alliance have backed Ecuador against “threats” from Britain, after Ecuador granted Wikileaks founder Julian Assange diplomatic asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London yesterday. 

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Venezuela Signs 12 Agreements with Ecuador

President Chávez meets with President Rafael Correa to discuss furthering bilateral cooperation (

On the second leg of his short tour of Latin America, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez met with Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa to discuss further bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

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Venezuela’s Chavez Congratulates Ecuador for Victory of “Citizen Revolution”

President Correa after his "Citizen Revolution" won the May 2011 referendum (archive).

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez talked to Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa via telephone on Sunday to congratulate him on his referendum victory on Saturday in which a majority of Ecuadorians voted yes to all ten questions. The two also discussed bilateral relations.

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Venezuela and Ecuador Consolidate Bilateral Agreements, SUCRE Currency System

The foreign ministers of Ecuador (left) and Venezuela (right) (MPPRE).

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro met on Monday with the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister, Ricardo Patiño, to evaluate the progress of their country’s bilateral agreements. 

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Worrying Signs From Venezuela to Ecuador

The recent attempted coup in Ecuador on September 30, 2010, and the election results in Venezuela four days earlier, are signals that call for rigorous interpretation, as Eric Toussaint is quick to point out.

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