Venezuela and Colombia differ in their relations and involvement with the U.S. government and its functions.
Geography Archives: Venezuela
Review of Alan MacLeod’s Bad News From Venezuela
Letting the law of capitalist value govern society makes building socialism almost impossible because, even if the general guidelines of capitalist value seem to be acceptable, all it takes is for the market to plunge for you to lose your bearings entirely.
The president has expanded his team beyond the ruling PSUV with the surprise incorporation of Tupamaro’s Hipolito Abreu.
Venezuelan economist Luis Salas looks at the nature and makeup of the U.S.-inspired blockade against Venezuela.
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.
The May 20, 2018 elections in Venezuela were a victory for the popular sectors and a defeat for the U.S. backed opposition, the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD).
Despite economic war, sabotage, low oil prices, international sanctions, and political violence, the Venezuelan people are still standing and supporting the leaders of the Bolivarian Revolution.
Many Americans are angry about Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election. Here’s what they don’t know about our country.
Granma outlines ten of the destabilizing actions made public in the last 48 hours against the legitimate government of Nicolás Maduro.
Despite strict oversights and the presence of international observers, the US dismissed Venezuela’s presidential elections as illegitimate before they even took place. Now, with the polls closed and Maduro the declared victor, the US is already planning a fresh round of sanctions.
“I don’t see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. The issues are much too important for the Chilean voters to be left to decide for themselves.” — U.S. National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, 1970
The Venezuelan people will go to the polling stations across the country on Sunday, May 20th. This is the fifth presidential election since Hugo Chavez won the vote in 1998. It is the second since the death of Chavez in 2013.
VENEZUELAN President Nicolas Maduro promised more revolution and less corruption as tests were carried out at polling stations across the country prior to elections due later this month.
To discuss the Venezuelan communes and the new forms of participation, as well as its successes, difficulties and contradictions, Investig’Action interviewed Dario Azzellini.