Dozens of communes from across the country are uniting to form a “large national political movement.”
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Russian oil giant Rosneft blasted threats of U.S. sanctions as “unfair competition.”
Washington has targeted companies and individuals it alleges are profiteering from the CLAP food initiative.
Caracas blamed the blackout on an “electromagnetic attack” while recovery was faster than before.
Scattered demonstrations took place in parts of Caracas and several provinces as the government tries to address water and electricity shortages.
Venezuelan authorities denounced a “double attack” against the country’s electrical infrastructure.
U.S. officials have threatened new sanctions while Venezuelan authorities continue reactivating the electric grid.
Venezuelan authorities denounced repeated attacks against the central control system of Venezuela’s electricity grid.
Trump has repeatedly refused to rule out a military option.
In this article we discuss the (non-) implementation of the Colombian peace accords, based on a conference given by Victoria Sandino, a leading FARC figure. We also examine an initiative, Ecomun, to build peace through the construction of alternative economies in the Colombian countryside.
In this interview we talk to Andrés Ruggeri, anthropologist and researcher who directs the Facultad Abierta programme, dedicated to researching and supporting companies and factories recuperated by their workers. Ruggeri tells us about the history of this movement, the challenges it faces, the relations with recent governments in Argentina, and much more.
Incumbent president Nicolás Maduro won in a landslide, taking nearly 68% of the vote, while his closest rival Henry Falcón could only muster 21%. With all the votes tallied, Maduro totalled a little over 6.2M votes.
To discuss the Venezuelan communes and the new forms of participation, as well as its successes, difficulties and contradictions, Investig’Action interviewed Dario Azzellini.
The lack of media interest makes it seem like a crisis unfolding in slow motion. But that is only because outrage and compassion are now meant to be weaponised when they can be useful in justifying imperialist interventions. For the Yemeni people the agony is real and there is no escaping it.
Murders of trade unionists and social leaders, paramilitary activity, coca production… If we only paid attention to the mainstream media we would not get the idea that these problems are actually growing in Colombia, one year after the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC came into place. To get a better picture […]