Source: Green Left Weekly “Once they got their wages, [the workers] occupied the installations and demanded that the company go, then they occupied the offices and demanded that the administration of Sincreba [Merida Waste Incineration […]
Bart Jones is the author of Hugo! The Hugo Chavez Story from Mud Hut to Perpetual Revolution (Steerforth, New Hampshire 2007). Jones lived in Venezuela from 1992 to 2000, working initially as a Maryknoll lay missioner and then as a foreign correspondent for The Associated Press. He now lives in Long Island, New York with his wife and two children. The book has also just been released in the UK and will soon be published in Brazil in Portuguese. […]
Source: Venezuela Analysis Plans for new coal mining in the Sierra de Perijá, the northwestern region of the state of Zulia, Venezuela, were suspended by President Hugo Chávez last year following anti-coal declarations by Chávez […]
Source: Venezuela Analysis On Tuesday, U.S. presidential candidate John McCain told supporters at a Cuban independence day celebration in Miami that, if he becomes president, he “will work to impede Venezuela and Bolivia from following […]
The news from the Pentagon that the US is re-establishing its Fourth Naval Fleet in the Caribbean, ostensibly to "build confidence and trust among nations through collective maritime security efforts" unfortunately shows that the days a US military threat to Latin America are far from over. […]
Confrontations over cultural symbols like beauty pagents and bull fighting are common amidst "The Process," Venezuela’s current political project. More than just another name for radical Chavista politics, "el Proceso" legitimizes all the ambiguous changes and hopeful new relationships that go along with deconstructing a historically oppressive social order and emerging from marginality.
Source: Venezuela Analysis and Green Left Weekly In recent weeks, external and internal pressure against Venezuela‘s Bolivarian revolution, has intensified dramatically. It is clear that US imperialism and the US-backed Venezuelan opposition see the defeat […]