Venezuela

July 12, 2024

Born to Win with Chávez: A Women-Led Commune in the Venezuelan Llanos

Located on the outskirts of Biruaca, in Apure state, Nacidos para Vencer con Chávez [Born to Triumph with Chávez] is a women-led commune in a rural context that has a long history of patriarchal oppression. This fledgling commune seized upon Chávez’s idea as a way forward in difficult times, attempting to build community and increase... The post Born to Win with Chávez: A Women-Led Commune in the Venezuelan Llanos appeared first on Venezuelanalysis.
July 10, 2024

The Venezuelanalysis Podcast: Soft Power and the 2024 Venezuelan Elections

The Venezuelan elections are fast approaching and they present a pivotal moment for the country. Will the Bolivarian Revolution secure another presidential term? Or will the US-backed opposition finally win at the polls? Venezuelanalysis’ podcast host José Luis Granados Ceja sat down with fellow writer Andreína Chávez Alava to discuss a range of topics, including... The post The Venezuelanalysis Podcast: Soft Power and the 2024 Venezuelan Elections appeared first on Venezuelanalysis.
July 9, 2024

Venezuelan Authorities Warn Against Far-Right Violence Before Elections

Mexico City, Mexico, July 9, 2024 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan political figures have sounded alarm over threats of political violence ahead of the presidential election after a Colombian paramilitary group claimed it was contacted by Venezuelan far-right figures seeking to engage in sabotage and political assassinations. In a video recorded Thursday, a group of masked individuals... The post Venezuelan Authorities Warn Against Far-Right Violence Before Elections appeared first on Venezuelanalysis.
July 8, 2024

María Corina Machado: What the Mainstream Media Isn’t Saying About Her

With all the hype over María Corina Machado being the only real hope for Venezuela to overcome 25 years of autocratic rule, the mainstream media loses sight of several key factors surrounding the nation’s presidential elections slated for July 28. First, the U.S. has played a central role in favor of Machado’s candidacy and, once... The post María Corina Machado: What the Mainstream Media Isn’t Saying About Her appeared first on Venezuelanalysis.
July 6, 2024

Venezuela: Presidential Campaign Kicks Off with Massive Rallies

Caracas, July 6, 2024 (venezuelanalysis.com) – The electoral campaign for Venezuela’s July 28 presidential vote has officially begun. The ruling Socialist Party (PSUV) and allied political forces organized rallies in 70 cities and towns across the country backing President Nicolás Maduro, who is running for a third term.  The campaign launch on Thursday was headlined... The post Venezuela: Presidential Campaign Kicks Off with Massive Rallies appeared first on Venezuelanalysis.
July 5, 2024

The Commune, a Living Tradition for Pumé People in Venezuela

For many indigenous peoples of Venezuela, the socialist commune is not new at all but resonates with existing and previous social practices that include communal land tenure and self-governance. That is the case for the Pumé community called “Coporo Indígena,” located in upper Apure just outside Biruaca. Due to its small population, this community is... The post The Commune, a Living Tradition for Pumé People in Venezuela appeared first on Venezuelanalysis.
July 4, 2024

Venezuela: Gov’t Deploys Emergency Response as Hurricane Beryl Wreaks Havoc in Cumanacoa Town

Caracas, July 4, 2024 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Three people died, at least five are missing and 25,000 were affected after devastating floods swept through Cumanacoa town, Sucre state, following the passing of Hurricane Beryl off the Venezuelan coast. The deadly flooding took place on July 2 when the category 5 hurricane hit Venezuela with 270 kilometers... The post Venezuela: Gov’t Deploys Emergency Response as Hurricane Beryl Wreaks Havoc in Cumanacoa Town appeared first on Venezuelanalysis.
July 3, 2024

Soft Power and the ‘Transition to Democracy’

If I put a gun to your head and demanded you give me all your money or else you’ll die, it would be an aggravated robbery. If I tricked you into giving me all your money by luring you to join my pyramid scheme, it would also be a robbery but without the obvious trauma.... The post Soft Power and the ‘Transition to Democracy’ appeared first on Venezuelanalysis.
July 2, 2024

Venezuela to Restart Direct Talks with US, Maduro Announces

Mexico City, Mexico, July 2, 2024 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced Monday that his government would reopen direct talks with the United States. “I have accepted the proposal of the US government to resume direct talk and we will debate and seek new agreements so that what was signed in Qatar is fulfilled,”... The post Venezuela to Restart Direct Talks with US, Maduro Announces appeared first on Venezuelanalysis.
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