Nicolás Maduro on Venezuela’s new Anti-Blockade Law

At the end of September, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro spoke to the National Constituent Assembly and proposed a new Anti-Blockade law, designed to combat the effects of the brutal and cruel U.S. economic war on Venezuela. In this speech he explains then proposed changes and the motivation behind them.

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Venezuela’s anti-blockade law and the Dec. 6 elections

On Sunday, Dec. 6, the Venezuelan people will vote to elect the new deputies of the National Assembly. This election is enormously important for the Bolivarian Revolution. The progressive forces are mobilizing nationwide to win back the assembly from right-wing politicians who won the majority in December 2015. Read about the new “anti-blockade” law designed to combat U.S. economic warfare here.

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Why Venezuela’s Dec. 6 election is legitimate

The rhetoric from the Venezuelan right-wing and the U.S. government which declares any elections in Venezuela as “undemocratic” ignores the long history of adherence to constitutional principles and participatory democracy led by the working class grassroots.The December 6 election has the potential to end the constitutional crisis provoked by the counter-revolution by retaking the National Assembly for the Bolivarian Revolution.

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