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Giving a Voice to the Venezuelan People: An Interview with Reinaldo Iturriza

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:53

Venezuelan sociologist and former government minister Reinaldo Iturriza calls on the international left to place itself firmly on the side of Venezuela’s popular struggles.

Who’s to Blame for the Crisis in Venezuela? A Response to Gabriel Hetland

Venezuelanalysis - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 20:41

Jorge Martin takes recent Gabriel Hetland articles to task, questioning the liberal left's assessment of the current situation and the solutions proposed.

Solidarity Isn’t a Slogan, It’s a Process: A Conversation with Vijay Prashad

Venezuelanalysis - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 14:30

In this exclusive interview, a prominent Indian intellectual examines how imperialism operates in our time and proposes specific forms of solidarity with Venezuela.

Venezuela: US Threatens New Sanctions as Hyperinflation Slows Down

Venezuelanalysis - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 02:24

The US government has increased pressure against Caracas mainly by targeting the oil industry.

Democrats and Death Squads in Venezuela

Venezuelanalysis - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 19:36

Top Democrats march lockstep behind Trump’s coup in Venezuela, rehabilitating war criminal Elliott Abrams.

Juan Guaidó’s Policy Proposals: 'The Venezuela to Come' or the Venezuela That Has Already Been?

Venezuelanalysis - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:25

Juan Guaidó has a plan to end the emergency in Venezuela—but his vision looks a lot like the elite-led, violently unequal Venezuela of the 1990’s.

The Reality Behind Trump’s Coalition for Regime Change in Venezuela

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 19:06

As the cast of regime change actors from Abrams to Bolsonaro reveals, the US attempt to oust Maduro has nothing to do with democracy or human rights.

Ricardo Hausmann’s 'Morning After' for Venezuela: The Neoliberal Brain Behind Juan Guaido’s Economic Agenda

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 18:29

While online audiences know YouTube comedian Joanna Hausmann from her videos making the case for regime change, her economist father has flown below the radar. His record holds the key to understanding what the U.S. wants in Venezuela.

Caracas Metro, Other Services Up and Running After Alleged Attack

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 15:56

After an alleged cyber attack left most of Venezuela without power, electricity and other services are slowly being restored in Caracas and the rest of the country.

From 'Humanitarian Aid' to a Nationwide Blackout: What Next for Trump's Coup in Venezuela?

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 17:29

Washington is growing increasingly desperate as its coup efforts go further south in Venezuela, argues Jorge Martin.

Venezuela: Electricity Recovery Continues as US Withdraws Diplomatic Staff

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 03:54

US officials have threatened new sanctions while Venezuelan authorities continue reactivating the electric grid.

US Media Erase Years of Chavismo’s Gains

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 02:26

In ignoring the social gains achieved under the Bolivarian government, the corporate media justifies the US coup and right-wing opposition's to eliminate Chavismo as a social force, argues Greg Shupak.

Venezuela Suffers Major Power Outages After Alleged Cyber Attack

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:33

Venezuelan authorities denounced repeated attacks against the central control system of Venezuela’s electricity grid.

Nationwide Blackout In Venezuela -Venezuelanalysis On the Ground Coverage Affected

Venezuelanalysis - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 18:22

Venezuela suffered a nationwide blackout in the afternoon on Thursday, March 7.  Government officials denounce sabotage and promise to restore the country to 100 percent electrical service over the coming hours. 

On the ground reporters for currently without means of presenting updates until electricity is restored.

Another Failed Coup in Venezuela?

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 16:41

George Ciccariello-Maher dissects the failing US-backed coup in Venezuela.

Trump and the Venezuelan Opposition Have Much in Common

Venezuelanalysis - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:02

Political analyst Steve Ellner draws the parallels between Trump and the Venezuelan opposition.

Trump Renews Venezuela Emergency Decree as Maduro Dismisses Guaido Threat

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 19:00

Guaido has also called for a public sector strike to pressure Maduro, but details on the timing and who will take part remain unclear.

An Open Letter to the Washington Office on Latin America About Its Stance on US Effort to Overthrow Venezuelan Government

Venezuelanalysis - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 15:39

Noam Chomsky, Greg Grandin, Sujatha Fernandes and others express "serious concerns" over WOLA's stance regarding the ongoing US-led regime-change efforts in Venezuela.

Venezuela – Interview with Union Leader Stalin Pérez Borges: It Will Be Very Difficult to Defeat Us

Venezuelanalysis - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 14:42

In this conversation with the union leader, he examines the current conjuncture and the working class struggle in the Caribbean nation.

Guaido Returns to Venezuela amid US Threats Against Maduro

Venezuelanalysis - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 22:41

Despite entering Venezuela without obstruction, Guaido made no announcements of concrete next steps in his effort to oust President Nicolas Maduro.