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…

Venezuela Opposition Protesters Invade Commune, Murder Teen

By teleSUR Protesters toppled the main gate of the Ali Primera Socialist City, firing guns at residents and mortally wounding 13-year-old Bryan Principal. Right-wing Venezuelan opposition protesters shot and killed 13-year-old Bryan Principal in the country’s Ali Primera Socialist City on Tuesday, Radio Nacional de Venezuela reports, escalating ongoing anti-government violence. RELATED: Afro-Venezuelan Slams ‘Racist, Sexist’…

(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.

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…