Venezuela Analysis

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:40:00 -0400
Venezuela’s Migration: Why They Left (Part II)
Tatuy TV looks at the conditions needed to encourage migrants to return.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:40:00 -0400
Outrage as COVAX Reports Blocked Vaccine Payments, US Sanctions Blamed
Venezuela’s efforts at the Copa America football tournament have also been derailed after 15 players and staffers caught the virus, prompting calls for an investigation.

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 08:03:00 -0400
The Revolutionary Aló Presidente Teórico #1
Venezuelan collective Utopix looks back at Aló Presidente Teórico, a series of broadcasts by former President Hugo Chávez to discuss communes and socialism in Venezuela.

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 17:59:00 -0400
Venezuela’s Oil Production Bounces Back as Experts Condemn ‘Devastating’ Sanctions
Mark Weisbrot, director of the Washington DC-based Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), denounced the "terrible economic damage" US sanctions have caused in Venezuela.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 16:10:00 -0400
Maduro: COVAX ‘Owes a Debt’ to Venezuela
The Venezuelan president said the country was facing a lobbying effort to hamper the country’s ability to purchase vaccines.

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 16:49:00 -0400
Venezuela’s Left Voices Concerns over Government’s Special Economic Zone Project
Weakened labor rights and increased private sector involvement in the economy have fuelled rejection of the bill by many grassroots activists.

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 00:11:00 -0400
Commune or Nothing: New Laws Reignite Old Debates Over Communal Power in Venezuela
Federico Fuentes examines the two "communal" bills recently approved by the National Assembly.  

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:01:00 -0400
US Sanctions Against Venezuela Cause Shortages in Diesel, Editorial Standards
With diesel shortages gripping Venezuela, VA's Ricardo Vaz looks at how the corporate media has rushed to justify sanctions and the Biden administration's policies.

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 00:07:00 -0400
Reengaging with our Subversive Traditions: A Conversation with Amaranta
A socially committed singer-songwriter talks about Venezuela’s rich musical tradition and her own artistic production.

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 17:44:00 -0400
Venezuela: PSUV to Hold Primaries for Regional Elections, Grassroots Will Choose Candidates
PSUV members Elías Jaua and Rigel Sergent praised the decision to allow the party bases to choose candidates for upcoming “mega-elections.”

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:31:00 -0400
Venezuelan Soldiers Freed After Capture in Border Region
The eight soldiers had been detained by Colombian “irregular armed groups” following an ambush.

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 14:37:00 -0400
Venezuela’s Migration: Why They Left (Part I)
Venezuelan media outlet Tatuy TV takes a look at the economic and political causes of the exodus.

Mon, 31 May 2021 16:13:00 -0400
US Confirms No Venezuela Sanctions Relief Without ‘Irreversible Changes’
Washington has, however, endorsed new talks between the government and Guaidó’s “interim administration.”

Sun, 30 May 2021 07:12:00 -0400
Tales of Resistance: We're Getting Old
The economic crisis and US sanctions have meant a series of obstacles for Venezuela's senior population. VA columnist Jessica Dos Santos shares her thoughts and experience on the matter.

Fri, 28 May 2021 00:16:00 -0400
Sanctions, Deadly Instruments of Economic Warfare: A Conversation with Alexander Main (Part II)
A director at the Center for Economic and Policy Research explains the impact of the US sanctions on Venezuela’s economy.

Thu, 27 May 2021 18:14:00 -0400
Venezuela: Maduro Hails Special Economic Zone 'Opportunities'
PDVSA has reportedly signed confidential agreements with 20 companies to increase crude production in 106 fields as the government increasingly turns to the private sector.

Wed, 26 May 2021 16:43:00 -0400
Venezuela Announces Renewed Vaccination Effort After Delivery of 1.3 Million Doses
The Maduro government aims to have the entire population vaccinated by the end of the year.

Wed, 26 May 2021 11:01:00 -0400
US Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat for the ‘Crime’ of Importing Food: The Case of Alex Saab v. The Empire
Solidarity activist explains the case of Alex Saab and the dangerous legal precedents being set.

Mon, 24 May 2021 17:05:00 -0400
Venezuela’s ‘Best Governor’ and 2002 ‘Hero’ García Carneiro Dies
The three-time La Guaira state governor and former defense minister passed away from a heart attack Saturday.

Mon, 24 May 2021 16:38:00 -0400
Upcoming Legislation in Venezuela: Special Economic Zones
Venezuelan writer Luis Britto Garcia takes a critical look at the new legislation going through the National Assembly.

Sat, 22 May 2021 09:37:00 -0400
Venezuelan Opposition Parties to Present Unified Ticket for Regional Elections
The country will choose mayors and governors in “mega-elections” on November 21.

Fri, 21 May 2021 00:47:00 -0400
Sanctions, Making Venezuela Scream: A Conversation with Alexander Main (Part I)
A director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research explains the economic and political impact of the sanctions.

Thu, 20 May 2021 16:08:00 -0400
FARC Leader Jesús Santrich Reportedly Killed Inside Venezuela
The death of the left-wing rebel commander and former peace negotiator was confirmed in a statement by the FARC Segunda Marquetalia.

Wed, 19 May 2021 18:20:00 -0400
Venezuela: Lácteos Los Andes President Jailed on Corruption Charges
A worker from the dairy company denounced irregular practices during a live video conference with President Maduro, which prompted the investigation.

Wed, 19 May 2021 00:06:00 -0400
The Violence and Economic Destruction Caused by US Economic Sanctions in Venezuela
Gregory Wilpert and Joe Sammut thoroughly examine the impact of the sanctions on Venezuela.

Tue, 18 May 2021 08:29:00 -0400
Crisis & Critique: New CNE, New Political Scene?
VA columnist Ociel López looks at some of the ramifications and reactions surrounding the naming of the new electoral authority.

Mon, 17 May 2021 15:17:00 -0400
Red Cross to Mediate Release of Captured Venezuelan Soldiers on Colombian Border
Caracas has confirmed that eight soldiers are being held by “irregular Colombian armed groups.”

Sun, 16 May 2021 08:35:00 -0400
Tales of Resistance: Fear Is Natural but Not Inevitable
Following a spate of sexist violence complaints, Jessica Dos Santos recalls a story from her past.

Sat, 15 May 2021 08:03:00 -0400
Venezuelan Oil Production Down as PDVSA Targets Major Investment
The state oil company is reportedly looking for “new business models” with bigger private sector involvement.

Fri, 14 May 2021 00:04:00 -0400
Covid-19 and Vaccination in Venezuela: A Conversation with Elisabeth Daza and José Mireles (Part II)
Frontline health workers discuss Venezuela’s healthcare system and vaccination program.