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Can the Bolivarian Revolution Survive the Venezuelan Crisis?

Venezuelanalysis - Fri, 04/12/2019 - 18:15

Creating the space for and allowing the Bolivarian Revolution to flourish is perhaps the most important achievement of Venezuela’s Chavista government — but can it survive the current crisis? Dario Azzellini, George Ciccarello-Maher and VA's Cira Pascual Marquina opine in this abridged ROAR compendium.

Is the U.S. Prepared to Accept a Defeat in Venezuela?

Venezuelanalysis - Fri, 04/12/2019 - 17:59

Analyst Marco Teruggi takes stock of the US-backed coup attempt and discusses what comes next.

US Threatens Venezuela at UNSC as IMF Freezes Funds

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 23:03

Diplomatic battles rage on at international bodies such as the UNSC, the OAS and the IMF.

Venezuela: New Power Outage as Oil Output Plummets

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 03:49

Venezuela’s oil output fell significantly in March as a result of electricity problems and US sanctions.

Socialism Has to Be Feminist or It Won’t Be Emancipatory: A Conversation with Indhira Libertad Rodriguez

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 02:14

In this interview, a young feminist intellectual looks at how feminism intersects with the anti-imperialist and anticapitalist struggles.

Venezuela: US Imposes Fresh Sanctions as Rival Marches Held

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 04/08/2019 - 23:48

Washington further tightened the screws on Venezuela’s oil industry Friday.

Over 40 Groups Call on Congress to Oppose Sanctions, Military Intervention

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 04/08/2019 - 21:51

Several US groups are pressuring Congress to oppose sanctions and military intervention against Venezuela.

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.