Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Congratulates Syriza on Election Victory

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Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, has described the triumph of the leftwing coalition, Syriza, in the presidential elections in Greece as a “new wave of hope for Europe.” “Alongside the Bolivarian government and the Venezuelan people, I congratulate the Greek people, who by fully exercising the sovereignty of the people, have declared through their participation and…

President Maduro Announces Plans to Overcome ‘Economic Coup’ & Right Wing Destabilisation

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The Venezuelan head of state spoke to the nation on Monday expressing the government’s commitment to challenge the opposition’s economic war, reiterating the government’s commitment to overcome the international right wing’s economic and political destabilization plans. “We’re going to create a pilot plan to overcome the economic war in … Caracas (metropolitan district) and Miranda (state),…

Bolivian President Evo Morales Denounces Neo-liberal Attacks Against Venezuela

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President Evo Morales has critiqued the ongoing attacks to destabilize Venezuelan democracy. In an exclusive interview with teleSUR Monday, Bolivian President Evo Morales spoke of neoliberalism and imperialism’s long history across the Americas. Morales denounced the ongoing attacks against Venezuela in light of the international forum currently underway in Caracas and organized by teleSUR and the Venezuelan Ombudsman…

Venezuelan Opposition Stages March as Rightwing Violence Breaks out again in Merida State

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By Lucas Koerner for Venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan opposition leaders grouped under the banner of the Roundtable of Democratic Unity led a march through the streets of the capital on Saturday, beginning from various points in the city center and concluding at the Centro Comercial Único, in the largely middle class opposition neighborhood of Chacaito. The march…

VIDEO: Francisco Dominguez on the ‘Economic War’ on Venezuela & Echoes of Chile in the 1970s

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Thousands March in Caracas to Commemorate Fall of Dictator & Support Maduro Government

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By Lucas Koerner, for Venezuelanalysis.com On Friday, thousands took to the streets of the Venezuelan capital to commemorate the 57th anniversary of the toppling of the Pérez Jiménez dictatorship as well as to voice their support for the government of President Nicolás Maduro in the face of economic war and political destabilization. Setting out in…

Venezuelan Government Congratulates Syriza on Election Victory

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Syriza won a massive victory in Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday with leader Alexis Tsipras now the country’s Prime Minister. The Venezuelan government has congratulated Alexis Tsipras, the leader of the left-wing Syriza party, who won a massive victory in Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday and has been inaugurated as the country’s Prime Minister. “Venezuela warmly congratulates the Syriza coalition party and…

Venezuela to Increase Social Spending despite Economic Slowdown

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President Nicolas Maduro emphasized the gains made in the country through social spending and announced changes to the currency exchange system, in his Annual Address to the nation this week. President Nicolas Maduro announced numerous economic and social initiatives to the Venezuelan people during his annual address to the nation Wednesday. Thousands gathered outside of the National…

The Truth behind Shortages in Venezuela

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Corporate media throughout the world have worked diligently to portray Venezuela as a country in the midst of an economic crisis. These outlets point to the shortages of basic goods in stores and the lines for some products as evidence of this so-called crisis. Yet these shortages appear to be part of a concerted action by…

Ecuador’s President Correa: Economic War in Venezuela Echoes Chile Coup

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President Correa has called on young people to learn from Latin America’s history, when economic wars and coups were used to destabilize popular governments. Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has compared the current economic war against the Venezuelan government to what happened in Chile in the early 1970s, which led to the toppling of socialist President Salvador Allende. “After the elections…