The Australian government should re-consider its confused policy towards Venezuela and once again recognise the elected government of President Nicolas Maduro, writes Chris Slee.
The only “real” democratic institution in Venezuela, according to United States State Department spokesperson Ned Price, is one that has not met in seven years, writes Vijay Prashad.
The United Socialist Party of Venezuela’s strategy has paid off, winning back control of the National Assembly in the December 6 elections. But it has come at a high price, writes Federico Fuentes.
The International Monetary Fund has rejected Venezuela's appeal for an emergency US$5 billion loan to face the coronavirus health crisis, reports Ricardo Vaz.
US President Donald Trump’s administration has imposed a sweeping economic embargo against Venezuela in its efforts to oust the Nicolas Maduro government.
The border between Venezuela and Colombia has been partially reopened after nearly four months.
The principal crossing posts of the Simon Bolivar and Francisco de Paula Santander International Bridges — which connect Venezuela’s Tachira State with Colombia’s Northern Santander Department — were reopened on June 8 for pedestrian crossing. They still remain closed for vehicles.
On May 26, journalists from the Real News Network (RNN) interviewed residents and local representatives from the barrios in Caracas about the impact of US sanctions on critical water supplies.
At 9.30am on May 16, police officers illegally entered the Venezuelan embassy in the Georgetown neighbourhood of Washington DC and arrested four activists lawfully living in the building since April 10, as guests of the legitimate Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro.
Self-declared Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaido has ordered the setting up of a meeting with the United States Armed Forces to discuss cooperation in his efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro, writes Paul Dobson.
The recognition by some states of the self-proclaimed government of Juan Guaidó in Venezuela has generated an unprecedented political and legal controversy.
The media calls them armed thugs and US Senator Marco Rubio wants them put on the terrorist list, but who are Venezuela’s colectivos? Green Left Weekly’s Federico Fuentes met with some of them to find out.
Forget about the right-wing opposition and its self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó — the fate of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro will be decided by the political movement forged under his predecessor, writes Federico Fuentes.
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