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Guaido’s Parliamentary Immunity Revoked as Maduro Sacks Electricity Minister

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 04/04/2019 - 01:25

The measure paves the way for criminal proceedings to be brought against the opposition leader.

Venezuela, US Solidarity, and the Future of Socialism

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 21:39

The US left's failure to build solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution has opened the way for right-wing efforts to delegitimize Maduro and justify US intervention. 

Venezuelan Gov’t Authorizes Expansion of Red Cross Aid

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 01:27

Opposition leader Guaido claimed “victory” but government spokespeople say the move has “nothing to do” with US efforts to force in “humanitarian aid.”

Venezuela’s Maduro Announces Electricity Rationing Plan as Protests Break Out

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 18:41

Scattered demonstrations took place in parts of Caracas and several provinces as the government tries to address water and electricity shortages.

Venezuela: Why is Maduro Still in Power?

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 14:59

Green Left Weekly's Federico Fuentes analyses why Maduro remains in power after recently visiting Venezuela.

Everyone Washington Supports, by Definition, Is a Moderate Centrist

Venezuelanalysis - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 21:57

Alan Macleod looks at how US backed figures get portrayed by the mainstream media, regardless of their true colors.

Venezuela’s Oil Production Plummets in February Due to New US Sanctions

Venezuelanalysis - Fri, 03/29/2019 - 20:48

The Center for Economic Policy Research in Washington DC analyzes the "very harsh impact" of the latest sanctions imposed on Venezuela's oil sector.

Venezuela: Guaido Barred from Public Office as Maduro Announces Temporary Electricity Rationing

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 20:40

Workers from other industries have flocked to the Guri Dam to help repair the fire damage.

Venezuela: Despite the Crisis, Chavez’s Legacy Endures

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 15:39

Federico Fuentes reports on his recent visit to Venezuela where he encountered an entirely different reality to that depicted by the mainstream media.

Trump: ‘Russia Has to Get Out’ of Venezuela

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 03:41

Trump told reporters he would “fix” Venezuela.

Pathological Deceit: The NYT Inverts Reality on Venezuela’s Cuban Doctors

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 23:11

VA's Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz examine a recent New York times article about the role of Cuban doctors in Venezuela.

The Time for Peace Is Now: An Interview with José Alejandro Delgado

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 03:30

Young Venezuelan singer José Alejandro Delgado talks to VA about the current struggle for peace and the role artists should play.

Venezuela: New Widespread Power Outage as Gov’t Denounces Alleged Attacks

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 01:46

Venezuelan authorities denounced a “double attack” against the country’s electrical infrastructure.

Venezuelans: 'We Want to Resolve Our Problems by Ourselves'

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 14:59

Federico Fuentes visited Venezuela recently. This brief report channels the voice of working-class Venezuelans who are against US interventionism.

Venezuelan Gov’t Presents Evidence of Alleged Opposition Paramilitary Plot

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 22:39

Venezuelan authorities claim to have uncovered the plot from a conversation between Guaido and Russian pranksters impersonating the president of Switzerland.

Trump’s Sanctions Kill Venezuelan People. Why Can’t UN Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet ‘Fully Acknowledge’ That?

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 14:22

Joe Emersberger takes apart Bachelet's recent comments on Venezuela and US-led sanctions.

Thirty Years after Venezuela’s 'Caracazo': A Conversation with Livia Vargas

Venezuelanalysis - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 21:47

During three days in late February 1989, the Venezuelan people rose up to protest the newly-elected government’s neoliberal policies. The repression that followed left thousands dead, but the rebellion spelled the end of an epoch and the beginning of another...

No Revolution Without Feminism: Weaving Together Venezuela’s Feminist Movements

Venezuelanalysis - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 13:41

Amidst a complex reality, feminist movements in Venezuela look to advance their struggle and build unity.

UPDATED: US Sanctions Venezuelan Banks After Guaido Aide Accused of Leading ‘Terrorist Cell’

Venezuelanalysis - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 19:47

After vowing “consequences” over Marrero’s arrest, the US Treasury sanctioned Venezuela’s development bank BANDES and two major public banks.

Maduro: US Withholding $5bn of Medical Supplies in ‘Criminal’ Measure

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 22:46

Maduro’s accusations came at a government re-launch of the pharmaceutical sector.