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CNE Releases List of Approved Candidates for Elections to Constituent Assembly

The CNE released the list of candidates on Thursday. (Archive)

Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE) released Thursday a list of approved candidates for elections to the National Constituent Assembly to be held on July 30.

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Venezuela’s Grassroots: "We Need to Lead the Revolution"

Venezuela's grassroots have largely welcomed the ANC. (AVN)
Venezuelan grassroots activists say the upcoming National Constituent Assembly (ANC) could be a major set forward for the country’s commune movement and could deepen the Bolivarian revolution.

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Venezuela’s Maduro Inaugurates "New Stage of Popular Government"

President Nicolas Maduro inaugurated the Movimiento Somos Venezuela on Wednesday. (Prensa Presidencial/ Handout)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro inaugurated Wednesday a new social program aimed at renewing ties between the government and community groups.

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Venezuelan Grassroots Socialist on the Challenges Facing the Bolivarian Process

Stalin Perez Borges. (Green Left Weekly)

Green Left Weekly’s Federico Fuentes interviews socialist activist Stalin Perez Borges from the United League of Chavista Socialists (LUCHAS) on the challenges facing the Bolivarian revolution. 

 

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Venezuela's Grassroots Debate Constituent Assembly

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Venezuela's social movements are holding popular assemblies across the country to debate proposals for a new constitution in response to President Nicolas Maduro's move to convene a National Constituent Assembly earlier this month. 

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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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Venezuelan President Maduro Calls for a Constituent Assembly

Venezuelans celebrate international workers' day 2017, just before Maduro made the surprise announcement. (AVN)

Jorge Martin discusses the Venezuelan president's recent decision to convene a constituent assembly in Venezuela.

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Venezuelan Women March for Revolution, Against Opposition Violence

Venezuelan women chant "Long live Chavez, the fight continues." (Reagan Des Vignes/teleSUR)
Hundreds of women rallied in Caracas Thursday, demanding an end to violent opposition protests.

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Chavistas Flood Streets of Caracas in Defense of Socialism

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On April 19th, Chavista supporters took to the streets of Caracas to defend the government against opposition-led violence and to reject foreign intervention and interference. From the ranks of the city's poor, the mainstream media has totally ignored their march. You can hear what they have to say here. 

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Chavista Trade Unionist Kidnapped and Murdered in Venezuela

avista union leader Esmin Ramirez. (Twitter / @EsminRamirez)

The killing marks the second assassination of a grassroots socialist leader in two days. 

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