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Opposition holds Public Consultation to Reject the Upcoming ANC Elections

Photo:  Opposition members burning consultation registeries

Last Sunday the Democratic Unity Roundtable held an informal consultation to demonstrate their rejection of the upcoming National Constituent Assembly (ANC) elections to be held on the 30th of July.  This was organized parallel to the call by the National Electoral Council for an electoral drill for the same ANC elections.

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Massive Participation in Rehearsal for Constituent Assembly Elections

Photo:  July 16, 2017 Electoral drill in Barquisimeto, State of Lara

On Sunday, the 16th of July, the National Electoral Council of Venezuela held a rehearsal for the upcoming elections of the National Constituent Assembly to be held on July 30th. The electoral centers were flooded with people, the majority Chavista, due to a parallel call made by the opposition for an informal consultation, organized precisely to reject the upcoming elections.

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Abby Martin: World Ignores Opposition Violence at Venezuela Protests

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Renowned journalist Abby Martin talks to The Real News about her recent time in Venezuela, where she became the target of a rightwing harassment campaign for covering the opposition's violent actions in the country's ongoing unrest. 

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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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Venezuelan Revolutionaries Demand "Truly Communal State"

Venezuela has around 1500 communes nationwide. (AVN)

Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets of Caracas to demand constitutional recognition of the country's commune movement as part of the National Constituent Assembly. 

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Opposition March on May Day, Ends in Violence

Opposition march on Mayday lacked participation of working class and ended in vi

The Venezuelan opposition's march to demand the removal of the national government was the focus of international media coverage this May Day. Nonetheless, the demonstration was marked by poor turn-out from working class sectors and marred by acts of violence. 

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The Corporate Media's Forgotten March: Chavismo Mobilizes on IWD 2017

Working class Chavismo marched en Caracas on Mayday in support of Maduro

On International Workers' Day, hundreds of thousands of workers flooded into the Avenida Bolivar of Venezuela's capital to celebrate the advances of workers' rights under the Bolivarian Revolution, as well as in support of Venezuela's first worker-president, Nicolas Maduro, against mounting attacks from the domestic opposition. 

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Media Myth Buster: "Government Repressión" of "Peaceful Protesters" in Venezuela

Media Myth Buster: "Government Repressión" of "Peaceful Protesters" in Venezuela

While mass media continually repeats comments about "government repression" of  supposedly "peaceful protesters" in Venezuela, there is a quite different reality to be seen from on the ground.  Watch this video to see just a few examples of the "peaceful protests" in Venezuela.

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Understanding Venezuela's Political Crisis

Pablo Navarrete (left) and Francisco Dominguez (right). (screenshot)

Alborada's Pablo Navarrete speaks to Dr. Francisco Dominguez from Middlesex University and the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, and to Rachael Boothroyd Rojas from Venezuelanalysis on the unfolding violence in Venezuela.

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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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Massive Pro and Anti Government Protests in Venezuela

VA reporter Lucas Koerner. (screenshot)

The Real News speaks to VA's Lucas Koerner on the huge pro-government and opposition marches in Caracas on April 19th.

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