SLIDESHOW: Palestinian Students Welcomed to Venezuela – Viva La Solidaridad!

Crowds greeted the Palestinian students arriving in Venezuela

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Venezuela Sends More Aid to Palestine, Receives Medical Students

President Maduro meets Palestinian students

Venezuela’s Government sent a third consignment of humanitarian aid to the embattled people of Palestine this month. In return, they greeted 119 young Palestinians who are going to be trained to be doctors at the Latin American Medical School in Caracas, demonstrating that genuine solidarity does not consist of excellent speeches, heartwarming discourses, nor best…

CONFERENCE: Latin America 2014 – Adelante!


The Latin America Conference takes place annually in London. This year’s Conference takes place in London on Saturday November 29 at Congress House and tickets can be bought at With special guests: • Aleida Guevara, daughter of Che • Juana Garcia, Venezuelan Women’s Ministry • Alicia Castro, Argentinian Ambassador • Guisell Morales Echaverry, Nicarguan…

Venezuela: Families of Victims of Right-Wing Violence Seek Justice

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By Rachael Boothroyd- TeleSUR English The family members of the 44 people killed during the Venezuelan oppositino barricades and violence earlier this year gathered in Caracas today to reject the international silence over the deaths and to announce the establishment of a Committee for the Victims of the Barricades. Committee spokespeople say that they will act to bring attention…

“The Opposition Doesn’t Keep Its Word”: Interview with National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello


In this interview with private newspaper El Universal, National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello discusses the state of chavismo, confesses that he doesn’t believe in political neutrality and assures that he’s never had rift with President Nicolas Maduro. Translated and abridged by Diosdado Cabello shows himself confident about Chavismo’s strength facing the 2015 parliamentary elections,…

Alleged Mastermind of Venezuelan Legislator’s Murder Arrested As 10 People Are Held


The Venezuelan Supreme Court confirmed the arrest of a man they suspect was one of the masterminds behind the assassination of socialist party leader Robert Serra on October 1. On Friday, Venezuela’s Supreme Court announced the arrest of Jaime Padilla in association with the death of socialist legislator Robert Serra and his partner Maria Herrera….

Venezuela sends Gaza third aid shipment


Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Since Israel’s July-August military offensive against the Gaza strip, Venezuela has sent 50 tonnes of food and medicine to Palestine. On November 2, the Venezuelan government sent its third shipment of aid to Palestine as part of the measures ordered by President Nicolas Maduro to help Palestinians after Israel’s war. The…

Venezuela: Thousands of youth march against right-wing terror

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By Cory Fischer-Hoffman Thousands of Venezuelan youth and supporters of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) government took part in a march on October 18 against terrorism and for peace. The youth march was organised in response to the assassination of Robert Serra, a 27-year-old PSUV parliamentarian and Chavista. Serra was murdered along with…

Venezuelan Unemployment Drops


The unemployment rate has continued to decrease in recent years, falling again in the first half of this year, which is evidence of the sustainability of the productive economic model promoted by the Venezuelan government said Rodolfo Marco, Minister of Economy, Finance and Public Banking, on Tuesday. “The decline in unemployment is  evidence of the Venezuelan…

Venezuela reached the millennium development target to reduce the number of undernourished people according to FAO

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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization FAO revealed that Venezuela reached the target of the first Millennium Development Goal, to reduce by half or less than half the number of undernourished people. The proportion of undernourished people in the country is less than 5% of the total population which corresponds to 30.4 million people,…