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Venezuelan LGBTQ Activists Denounce Homophobic Aggression by Government Official

Activist Leandro Villoria protests outside Carolina Cestari's office in downtown Caracas with poster that reads: "No t

Venezuela’s LGBTQ movement denounced the closure of a Caracas office tasked with safeguarding the human rights of the sex and gender diverse community last week.

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Chavista Motorcade Commemorates Anniversary of Death of Hugo Chavez

Thousands took part in a civic-military motorcade Wednesday in commemoration of the fourth anniversary of the death of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. 

 

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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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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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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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Why a Venezuelan Banker Can’t Tell You How to Beat Trump

President Donald J. Trump giving a press conference on February 22, 2016.(Getty Images, AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Chávez-inspired left populism is the only answer to Trumpian fascism.

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What is Behind the TV Series on Hugo Chavez?

Official portal image for Sony's new series on the life of Hugo Chávez. (Archive)

Supuesto Negado unpacks the political and cultural implications of Sony's new TV series on the life of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. 

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Venezuela Slams “Vile” Clinton Ad Comparing Trump to Chávez

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez speaking during a press conference in Caracas on September 20, 2016. (Archive)

Venezuela's foreign minister blasted the commercial as “abhorrent and inexcusable", as well as evidencing the "corroded" state of US democracy. 

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People are comparing Donald Trump to Hugo Chávez. That’s mostly wrong.

(Gage Skidmore and WikiCommons)

Timothy Gill argues that comparisons between Chávez and Trump obscure the sharp difference between the late Venezuelan leader's inclusionary project benefitting marginalized groups and the xenophobic nativism peddled by the latter.

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Critiquing Chavismo's Shortcomings: An Interview with Miguel Rodriguez Torres

Miguel Rodriguez Torres. (Archive)

The former interior minister and close Chávez confidant analyzes the trajectory of the Bolivarian Revolution, critiquing its errors and proposing solutions to the present crisis. 

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