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Venezuelan Calls on Inter-American Court to Stand against Corruption in Case of Leopoldo López

Yesterday, Venezuela’s Public Defender Gabriela Ramírez affirmed that the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has an “extraordinary opportunity” to set legal precedence in cases of corruption as it relates to Leopoldo López, the Venezuelan opposition figure banned from holding public office back in 2008. Continue reading

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Venezuelans Commemorate Popular Uprising against Privatization

Thousands of Venezuelans from all over the South American country took to the streets last Sunday to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the seminal uprisings that marked the beginning of the end of neoliberalism in the now socialist nation. Continue reading

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Venezuela and Libya: An Interview with Gregory Wilpert

Venezuelanalysis.com conducted the following interview with Gregory Wilpert. Wilpert is a sociologist, freelance journalist, co-founder of Venezuelanalysis.com, and author of the book, Changing Venezuela by Taking Power. Continue reading

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Poll Finds 82% of Venezuelans are “Very Happy” or “Happy”

82% of Venezuelans say they are “happy”, according to the latest polls by Social Investigation Group XXI (GIS). The study, which also examined Venezuelans’ values in relation to gender difference, geographic mobility, community and participation, work, and religion aimed to examine the relationships between politics, culture, and social values in Venezuela. Continue reading

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Interview: The Whitewashing of Criticism Caused Much Damage to the Revolution

The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela / PSUV) retained its majority in the National Assembly after the latest elections in September of 2010. Continue reading

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Venezuela's Chavez Proposes International Peace Mission for Libya

Yesterday, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez proposed an International Peace Commission for Libya, with the participation of all countries that desire a peaceful solution to the political conflict there. Continue reading

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The Fundamentals of ALBA: Interview with Executive Secretary Amenothep Zambrano

This is Netfa Freeman, I’m here in the residence of the Venezuelan Ambassador to the United States. I’m speaking with Amenothep Zambrano, executive secretary of ALBA, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America. Brother Amenothep, if I may ask you to, in your own words, describe in two or three sentences what ALBA is? Continue reading

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Attorney General Accuses INTERPOL of “Meddling” in Venezuelan Internal Affairs

Venezuela’s Attorney General on Friday accused the International Criminal Police Organization, or INTERPOL, of “creating impunity” as it relates to Venezuelan bankers removed from lists of international fugitives that Venezuela demanded be brought to justice.
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First Egypt, next Venezuela?

As the wave of popular uprisings has spread across the Arab world, a flurry of articles have appeared suggesting Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez could be the next “dictator” to be overthrown. Continue reading

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Interpol Blocked 40% of Red Alerts for Venezuelan Bankers

More than 40% of the red alerts requested of Interpol by Venezuela in the case of the fugitive bankers have been blocked over the last year, by a committee of lawyers working for the international organisation. The lawyers consider the investigations [by the Venezuelan government] to be directly linked with political persecution. Continue reading

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