Venezuela

23.05.2014

Sanctioning Venezuela Unlikely to Defuse Tensions

Sanctioning Venezuela Unlikely to Defuse Tensions

By Jim Lobe Pending legislation calling for U.S. President Barack Obama to impose sanctions against key Venezuelan officials is unlikely to defuse the ongoing crisis there and could prove counter-productive, according to both the administration and independent experts here. »

12.04.2014

Government, Opposition in Televised Group Therapy in Venezuela

Government, Opposition in Televised Group Therapy in Venezuela

By Humberto Márquez for IPS CARACAS, Apr 12 2014 (IPS) – Government and opposition leaders in Venezuela held a nationally televised debate as a first step to working towards solutions for the economic, social and political crisis marked by over two months of protests. The demonstrations and the crackdown… »

07.04.2014

UNASUR Foreign Ministers Continue Peace Talks in Venezuela

Caracas, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Ministers from the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) will continue peace talks today and tomorrow in support of the National Conference promoted by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The eight UNASUR foreign ministers will continue to follow up on work completed March 25-26, when… »

14.03.2014

Maduro Calls Opposition Students to Peace Conference

Maduro Calls Opposition Students to Peace Conference

Caracas, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro called opposition university students to attend the establishment of a Student Youth Chapter of the National Peace Conference, in full development in various sectors and regions of the country. Repeatedly, the Head of State called the right-wing students to hold talks… »

02.03.2014

Dialogue Option In Front of Violence in Venezuela

Dialogue Option In Front of Violence in Venezuela

Caracas, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) The option of dialogue appear today among the priorities of the Venezuelan government, in response to the violence generated by destabilization groups to promote the disregard of the institution. Brazil Supports Venezuela’s Request to Convene Meeting of Unasur The weekly agenda has… »

24.02.2014

These photos being shared from Venezuela are fake

By Cameron Combs, PolicyMic There have been some powerful images coming out of Venezuela over the past week. Massive anti-government demonstrations have clogged the streets of major cities, and clashes between law enforcement and protesters have resulted in injury and even death. Shocking photos of the violence and… »

26.03.2013

Maduro warns of sabotage plans in Venezuela

Maduro warns of sabotage plans in Venezuela

Venezuela’s acting president has accused political opponents of drawing up plans to sabotage the Latin American country’s electricity grid and disrupt food distribution ahead of the April 14 presidential election. Nicolas Maduro made the remarks during a televised speech on Monday, The Associated Press reported. He did not provide further… »

07.03.2013

Chavez, the good and the evil

Chavez, the good and the evil

The intemperate media killed Hugo Chavez several times and now that it has happened they are taking the opportunity to butcher and eviscerate him to pay him back.  To pay him back for having been concerned for the more than 20 million Venezuelans living below the poverty line at the… »

06.03.2013

To our Venezuelan Brothers and Sisters

To our Venezuelan Brothers and Sisters

On behalf of the NYC chapter of the Humanist Party and the International Federation of Humanist Parties, we would like to send our deepest sympathies and our support on this day of mourning to our Venezuelan brothers and sisters. Mr. Chavez is not dead: his contribution… »

06.03.2013

Venezuela: Chavez is dead, but his revolution goes on

Venezuela: Chavez is dead, but his revolution goes on

Thousands of saddened Venezuelans poured into the streets of Caracas crying, hugging each other and shouting slogans in support of President Hugo Chavez after learning of his death. “I feel such big pain I cannot even speak,” said Yamilina Barrios, a 39-year-old office worker, to the Associated Press. “He was… »

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