More than 11 million Venezuelans voted today, electing 165 legislators to the national assembly and 12 to the Latin American Parliament, in 36,553 voting centres across the country. The PSUV won a majority of positions, but not the two thirds necessary for some decision making.
By National Assembly of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Oct 25th 2016
Read the full statement issued by opposition legislators last Sunday, which declares the "rupture of the constitutional order" in Venezuela. The document has widely been interpreted as an attempt to impeach President Nicolas Maduro.
VA's Lucas Koerner responds to the Real News' questions on the status of the presidential recall referendum in Venezuela, and the opposition-held National Assembly's recent attempt to impeach the president.
Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles has called for the military to “enforce the constitution” after the country’s electoral authority heeded a court order postponing preparations for a vote that could oust President Nicolas Maduro.
By Enrique Dussel and Clodovaldo Hernandez – La Iguana , Oct 21st 2016
Renowned Mexican-Argentine philosopher Enrique Dussel argues that progressive forces across the continent must take two steps forward and decolonize their revolutionary imaginary, breaking with Eurocentric paradigms.