Venezuela

02.04.2017

Political crisis in Venezuela

Political crisis in Venezuela

Southfront  31.03.2017 Edited by Pressenza London, 2.04.2017 Venezuela could be one of the richest countries on the planet; instead, it is going through its deepest economic and political crisis. During the past 19 years, the so-called Chavistas, supporters of Hugo Chavez, a former Venezuelan President and leader of the… »

31.10.2016

Venezuela, the place where death is not a Halloween costume…

Venezuela, the place where death is not a Halloween costume…

…but something that can be found everywhere – in an unnatural way – all year around. By Irene Halford In the usual narrative of a horror movie: you are not safe anywhere as sooner or later Death will find you, or those closest to you, regardless of how much you… »

30.10.2016

Venezuela: dialogue of the Government with the Opposition begins

Venezuela: dialogue of the Government with the Opposition begins

Caracas, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) The public dialogue between the government and the opposition for peace in Venezuela begins here today, but the envoy of the Catholic Church, Emil Paul, announced that it would be carried out in the Margarita Island, in the state Nueva Esparta. The venue of the… »

02.06.2016

Communications Forum rejects the Coup in Brazil and destabilization in Venezuela

Communications Forum rejects the Coup in Brazil and destabilization in Venezuela

The Forum on Communication for the Integration of Our America (FCINA) rejects and condemns the judicial-media-parliamentary coup d’état that has displaced Dilma Rousseff, who was elected by 54 million citizens as constitutional president of Brazil; a coup that, in addition to removing the Workers’ Party (PT) from power and suspending… »

11.05.2016

To Overthrow a Government With Beer: Trumpism in Latin America

To Overthrow a Government With Beer: Trumpism in Latin America

by MARIA PAEZ VICTOR   Yet another multibillionaire wants to run a country: Lorenzo Mendoza. He is a member of one of the most rich and powerful families of Venezuela and is positioning himself to be president – not by votes, but by stealth, by economic… »

03.05.2016

Recall effort builds against Venezuelan president

Recall effort builds against Venezuelan president

Venezuela’s opposition has presented more than a million signatures to election authorities calling for a referendum to remove the country’s president. Economic woes have eaten into the left-wing president’s popularity. Venezuela’s unified opposition said Monday it had delivered petitions with some 1.8 million signatures of voters… »

27.01.2016

Photos from the CELAC summit

Photos from the CELAC summit

As 33 heads of state and their representatives meet in Ecuador, just outside Quito in a town called the Middle of the World (Mitad del Mundo), the world’s press gathers to take photos.  After his efforts at last week’s summit of the rich and famous in Davos, Switzerland, meeting with… »

01.07.2015

Berlin civil society shows its support for the government of Ecuador

Berlin civil society shows its support for the government of Ecuador

The German Ecuador Solidarity group, EcuaSoli, participated with political placards in two Ecuadorian concerts which took place in the German capital. On the 28th of June, hundreds of Germans and Latin-Americans based in Berlin gathered in the city’s Mauerpark to watch concerts by Ecuadorian bands, among others: Musicalle and Swing… »

19.03.2015

ALBA Caracas Declaration: Peace Against U.S. Aggression

ALBA Caracas Declaration: Peace Against U.S. Aggression

Caracas, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) The Final Declaration of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) signed in Caracas at the end of the summit held here, confirms the commitment of that group to peace in face of new United States aggressions. The text rejects the executive… »

18.03.2015

Evo Morales Highlights Latin America Unit to the United States

Evo Morales Highlights Latin America Unit to the United States

La Paz, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales, today stressed that the countries of Latin America are closer than ever to the policy US government seeks to impose. From Cobija, capital of the Amazonian department of Pando and shortly before leaving for Venezuela to participate in a… »

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