Skip to Navigation

OAS

Standoff in Venezuela

A lone National Guardsperson stares down a line of right-wing demonstrators. (Pedro Mattey/AVN)

Professor Steve Ellner challenges claims that the Maduro government is "on its last legs", pointing to the opposition's failure to convince the popular sectors to join their protests thus far. 

» read more

Uruguay Joins CELAC Talks on Venezuela Unrest

Uruguayan Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa said his country would offer a helping hand to Venezuela. (El Pais)

Uruguay agreed Thursday to attend international talks called by Venezuela to promote dialogue between the government in Caracas and the opposition.

» read more

Venezuelan Opposition’s Baffling OAS Hypocrisy

Venezuela's opposition has decried the government's decision to leave the OAS as a coup, despite having pushed for the

VA's Ryan Mallett-Outtrim argues that the Venezuelan government's decision to withdraw from the OAS last week is a game of chicken gone wrong for the opposition, which has repeatedly lobbied for the country to be suspended since 2016.

» read more

Venezuela And The OAS: The Logic Of Withdrawal

Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles Radonski and OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro. (archives)

The OAS, especially under its current secretary general, Luis Almagro, is not the multilateral body that it pretends to be, says Mark Weisbrot. 

» read more

Venezuela Prepares to Leave OAS

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez accused the OAS of trying to undermine Venezuelan democracy. (AVN)

Venezuela will begin Thursday preparations for leaving the Organisation of American States (OAS), after months of tension with the regional bloc’s head Luis Almagro.

» read more

Venezuelan FM Slams “Interventionist” Statement from Regional Governments

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez responds to the 11 country statement on state TV Tuesday. (ElUniversal)

FM Delcy Rodriguez has accused the 11 government that signed the declaration of hypocrisy. 

 

» read more

Women defend Venezuela against OAS Aggression

Women's Anti-Imperialist Trial against aggressiones from the OAS

Venezuelan women present during anti-imperialist rally give their opinions on the position of Luis Almagro and the OAS, and the Supreme Court's decision to hold the National Assembly in contempt.

» read more

Chavistas and Opposition Forces March on Caracas amid Clashes

Opposition protesters attack Venezuelan security personnel on Liberator Avenue in Caracas, April 4, 2017. (AVN)

Chavistas and opposition supporters took to the streets of the capital this week as international pressure mounts against the Venezuelan government. 

» read more

Venezuela and Bolivia Condemn “Coup” at OAS

Honduran OAS ambassador Leonidas Rosa Bautista (right) acted as "interim president" in what was widely denounced as an

Caracas and La Paz condemned a "coup" in the OAS after 15 member-states approved a resolution on Venezuela in violation of internal norms. 

» read more

Venezuela Denounces “Serious Altercation of Constitutional Order” at OAS

Venezuelan OAS representative Samuel Moncada denounced a "coup" at the OAS. (@vencancilleria)

Venezuela blasted several right-wing governments' "usurpation" of the OAS Permanent Council Presidency to push through an interventionist resolution on Monday afternoon. 

» read more

Syndicate content