A tribute to the late human rights defender Michael Ratner from Ricardo Alarcón.Read more
“Imperialism’s assault on the Bolivarian Revolution is multifaceted. Now calls for OAS intervention are being heard. it is our responsibility to defend the sovereignty and self-determination of Venezuela against imperialist intervention,” writes Alison Bodine from the Fire This Time Venezuela Solidarity Campaign.Read more
Forum with family members of the victims of the right-wing violent protests in Venezuela, ‘Guarimbas’.
Desirée Cabrera: Mother of 19-month-old baby when her child was in a day care center in her government office building, that was attacked and burned by violent right-wing demonstrators. 89 babies were in that center. Luis Durán: Luis Durán – Father of Elvis Rafael Durán, 29 year old worker who died on Feb. 21, 2014, beheaded by galvanizedRead more
Watch this short documentary about the violent protests of 2014, led by the right-wing after Venezuela’s municipal elections, which caused the deaths of 43 people and injured hundreds. These attacks, called “guarimbas”, tried to overthrow the democratically-elected government of President Nicólas Maduro. A guarimba consists of blocking public roads with barricades made of barbed wire, tires, mattresses, and hanging galvanizedRead more
In their latest attempt to topple the democratically elected government of Venezuela, right-wing forces are mobilizing to revoke President Nicholas Maduro’s presidential mandate. Rallying behind far right politicians and sworn enemies of the Bolivarian government, Henrique Capriles and Freddy Guevara, opposition organizers are attempting to gather tens of thousands of signatures to recall Maduro and undo 17 years of revolution.Read more