Thousands of Venezuelans mourned the passing of President Hugo Chavez on the first anniversary of his death. Meanwhile National Guard troops fired tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-government activists ...
Steve Ellner The strategy and tactics of the Venezuelan opposition is a replay of events that took place leading up to the coup against Hugo Chávez on April 11, 2002 and is similar (although in some ways quite different) from ... FULL ARTICLE AT Venezuela Analysis
Police in protest-hit Venezuela stepped up a campaign of arrests and raids on Thursday, as authorities said the death toll from more than a month of anti-government demonstrations had risen to 28. President Nicolas Maduro has vowed to take "drastic ... FULL ARTICLE AT DNA India
Tariq Ali & Venezuela Solidarity Campaign of Britain The Venezuela Solidarity Campaign in Britain on February 20, 2014, sponsored the inaugural Hugo Chavez Memorial Lecture in London. The speaker was internationally renowned Marxist author Tariq Ali. read more FULL ARTICLE AT Venezuela Analysis
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Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈuɣo rafaˈel ˈtʃaβeθ ˈfɾi.as]; born 28 July 1954) is the current President of Venezuela. As the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution, Chávez promotes a political doctrine of participatory democracy, socialism and Latin American and Caribbean cooperation. He is also a critic of neoliberalism, globalization, and United States foreign policy.
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