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Land Occupation! Venezuelan Commune Negro Miguel Occupies Unproductive Ranch

Communards occupy the unused ranch. (Javier Escalona)

On January 4, 2017, the Venezuelan commune Negro Miguel in Lara state exercised its legal right to occupy an unproductive ranch belonging to the presumptive wife of ex-Socialist Party mayor and air force captain Luis Plazas. Find out how the communards are resisting national security forces and pushing forward their plans for the land in this video report.

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Venezuela's Maduro Replaces Vice President

Venezuela's Currency Limbo Continues

Is Venezuela's Currency Recall Really a Disaster?

Between Recall Referendum and Parliamentary Coup: What's going on in Venezuela?

Government supporters storm the National Assembly in the midst of an impeachment attempt against President Maduro (archives).

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.

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Venezuelan Opposition Unlikely To Secure Recall Referendum Before Year's End

The image of Venezuela as an oppressive failed state is really very far from what's happening on the ground reports Steve Ellner.

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Media Exaggerations of Apocalyptic Venezuela Plays into Regime Change Narrative


Gabriel Hetland & Rachael Boothroyd say that the crisis in Venezuela is real, but the international media descriptions of horror stories are far from representative of the real situation on the ground.

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Protesters Heckle Father of Leopoldo Lopez in Spain

Protesters in Asturias, Spain.

In this video, the father of jailed far-right Venezuelan politician Leopoldo Lopez Mendoza is met with dozens of Spanish protesters outside a closed event organized by the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) in Asturias, Spain. 


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