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Venezuela Regional Elections: chavismo in triumph, opposition in disarray and media in denial

by Ricardo Vaz, from InvestigAction
As the President of the Venezuelan Electoral Commission (CNE) read the results from the regional elections that took place on Sunday, October 15, one could feel the agony in the editorial rooms of mainstream media outlets. 1,848 more words
Empire Watch

De Brasil Soberano a Regime Cliente da Potência Hegemônica

Quando Lula assumiu a Presidência em 2003, a Venezuela já tinha sua soberania ameaçada e ainda se recuperava de uma tentativa de golpe alavancado pelos Estados Unidos. 164 more words

GeoPolítica & Estratégia

Venezuela in Crisis: Defending the Bolivarian Revolution

Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher is an American political theorist, commentator, and activist. He is an Associate Professor of Politics and Global Studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia and Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Social Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). 170 more words

Political Philosophy

Anti-Imperialism: Palestine, Venezuela, & the DPRK with Abby Martin

Abby Martin is an American journalist and presenter of The Empire Files, an investigative news program on the socialist state-funded satellite network teleSUR English and YouTube. 174 more words

Political Philosophy

History of Political Unrest in Venezuela

According to an ongoing analysis by the BBC titled “Venezuelan Crisis: What is behind the turmoil?”, much of this crisis began in 1998 with the election of Hugo Chavez, a member and proponent of the “Bolivarian Revolution;” a left-wing populism social movement aimed at the implementation of popular democracy (a form of direct democracy), economic independence, revenue equality, and an end to political corruption once and for all. 360 more words

National News

Crisis in Venezuela

Due to falling agricultural supplies and increased food costs, thousands of Venezuelan children are becoming malnourished of vital nutrients for healthy growth, leading to increased illness, injury, and stunted growth. 1,323 more words

National News

Venezuela - Remains of a Democracy

I am convinced that the path to a new, better and possible world is not capitalism, the path is socialism” – Hugo Chavez…

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