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People’s Summit Backs Venezuela, Slams Mercosur

Mercosur leaders are meeting this week in Argentina for the bloc's latest summit. (Telam)

Social movements from across South America condemned Thursday Merocsur’s suspension of Venezuela, amid speculation the regional bloc could take further action against Caracas.

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Time for the “International Left” to Take a Stand on Venezuela

(AVN)

As Venezuela slides closer to the real threat of civil war, neutrality is no longer an option for the international left.

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The Venezuelan Dilemma: Progressives and the "Plague on Both Your Houses" Position

(Reuters)

Steve Ellner calls for critical left support of Chavismo, and rejects the “ni-ni” position.

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Why Can't the US Left Get Venezuela Right?

(AVN)

As Venezuela's fascist-minded oligarchy conspires with U.S. imperialism to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nicolas Maduro, few in the U.S. seem to care.

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Bolivia, Ecuador Condemn Helicopter Terrorist Attack in Venezuela

Oscar Perez reads out a statement on a video circulated on Instagram the same day of the attack. (screen shot)

Both governments released official statements Wednesday, while Venezuela hit out at other regional governments for their silence. 

 

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Who Will Accuse the Accusers? Statement in Defense of Venezuela

Members of the Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements. (The Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movemen

The Network of Intellectuals and Artists in Defense of Humanity  (REDH) responds to a recent statement released by leftist academics criticising Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution as "authoritarian". The REDH accuses the signees of fetishising liberal democracy and of overlooking the importance of class struggle and US imperialism in their critique.

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Exposing the Guardian's Lies About Venezuela

International solidarity activists protested outside The Guardian's offices in London. (RCG)

International solidarity activists demonstrated outside The Guardian’s offices in London to oppose the newspaper's media war against Venezuela and the Bolivarian revolution.

 

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Venezuela Expresses Condolences to the British People and Government for Manchester Terrorist Attack

Venezuela's Foreign Affairs Ministry in Caracas. (Aporrea)

The Venezuelan government has released an official statement extending its condolences to the victims of the May 22 terrorist attack in Manchester, UK.

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Freed Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Phones Maduro, Backs Venezuelan Sovereignty

Oscar Lopez Rivera being interviewed on teleSUR. (teleSUR)
Newly released Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera held a televised phone conversation with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Wednesday in which he voiced his solidarity with the South American country. 
 

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Authoritarianism in Venezuela? A Reply to Gabriel Hetland

Venezuelan opposition protesters burn a National Bolivarian Police motorcycle at an anti-government barricade in the affluent ea

Hetland recycles status quo liberal critiques of the Bolivarian Revolution ignoring grassroots support for Maduro, argues the VA team. 

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