COMMUNIQUÉ: Venezuela rejects new attacks by the U.S. government

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela hereby categorically rejects the most recent expression of arrogance by the discriminatory regime of the United States of America, describing as “fraudulent” the successful regional elections held in our country on last October 15th, which is part of its systematic campaign of aggressions and hostile and unfriendly actions against our…

It Takes a Lot More Than Votes to Govern

By OSCAR SCHÉMEL – HINTERLACES Oscar Schémel, president of one of Venezuela’s most respected independent polling firms, expresses his views of the current political standoff between the Venezuelan government and right-wing opposition, which has seen seven dead as a result of violent anti-government protests demanding the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro.  According to recent studies…

(VIDEO) Private Sector Siphons Off Billions from Venezuela

The current shortages in Venezuela have been pinned on the government, which critics say is to blame for the economic crisis. But the private sector is believed to have made record profits through Venezuela’s currency exchange schemes, ripping off the Central Bank and generating widespread shortages.

Special Declaration supporting democratic institutionality, dialogue and peace in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Fifth Extraordinary Meeting of ALBA-TCP Political Council Caracas, June 8, 2016 On the occasion of the Fifth Extraordinary Meeting of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – People’s Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) Political Council, held in Caracas, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, June 8, 2016, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of ALBA-TCP member…

With or Without the OAS, Venezuela Must Win the Fight

By Carlos Aznárez / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / May 31, 2016 In Venezuela in particular, and the Central and South American continent in general, these are no times for weak positions. The empire and the regional right are attacking with full force and we don’t need any more evidence to know…

(VIDEO) : Pro-Govt Supporters Being Killed in Record Numbers

Venezuelan authorities are conducting an internal investigation into the assassination of retired Army Major General Felix Velasquez, which is the latest case in a surge of killings targeting pro-government public officials and activists. A man holds a poster of Henrique Capriles in protest of Maduro RELATED: Chavista Military Official Assassinated by Cops From Opposition-Held Municipality…

(SIGN THE PETITION) Obama repeal the executive order

#ObamaRepealTheExecutiveOrder SIGN THE PETITION HERE UNASUR STATEMENT The member states of the Union of South American. Nations (UNASUR) manifest their rejection of the Executive Order issued on March 9, 2015 by the government of the United States of America, for it constitutes a threat of interference against sovereignty and the principle of non-intervention in other…

(VIDEOS+PHOTOS) Canadians express their solidarity with Venezuela with rally in Ottawa, Vancouver and Edmonton

PHOTO STREAMING HERE In Ottawa, capital of Canada, despite adverse weather conditions, social organizations, solidarity groups, students and progressive Canadians, from Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, joined the International Day of Solidarity with the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and its Constitutional President Nicolas Maduro Moros. The delegations met at the Venezuelan Embassy, where they…

(PHOTOS) Ottawa Panel Discussion on Democracy and Human Rights in Venezuela

A panel discussion on democracy and human rights in Venezuela was held March 12 in Ottawa that featured Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernández, Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to Canada and two other speakers. The event generated considerable interest and every seat was quickly filled. The program opened with a screening of the film…