Diego Sequera analiza los fundamentos de las elecciones venezolanas y la enorme victoria de Maduro / Socialista

El resultado del domingo subraya la idea de que el pueblo venezolano culpa a las sanciones de Estados Unidos por su sufrimiento, en lugar de simplemente señalar con el dedo al gobierno.

 The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) is celebrating as, with almost all votes counted, they appear to have won 20 out of the country’s 23 states in Sunday’s regional “mega elections.” More than 70,000 candidates stood for one of 3,082 public positions, including local mayorships, councillors, regional legislators and state governors

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Jorge Arreaza sobre la recuperación de Venezuela de las sanciones en el nuevo plan económico post-Petro

Creo que nuestra industria petrolera va a crecer y quizás será incluso más importante que antes, porque ahora sabemos cómo hacer muchas cosas por nosotros mismos que pensamos que no podíamos. Y las sanciones nos ayudaron en ese sentido. – Jorge Arreaza, Ministro de Industrias Básicas de Venezuela

Jorge Arreaza Interview Feature photo

UN Special Rapporteurs estimate that 100,000 people have died in Venezuela in the last decade because of the lack of medicine brought on by U.S. sanctions. Nearly 60% of those deaths took place under the Trump administration after Washington escalated its economic warfare on the Bolivarian state. During the Trump era, Jorge Arreaza served as

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Cinco razones por las que la izquierda ganó en Venezuela

Si bien se habla mucho de la supuesta falta de apoyo al presidente Maduro (los millones de votos que obtuvo su partido nunca serán reconocidos por Estados Unidos), es menos conocido que la oposición es profundamente impopular.

Venezuela Elections Feature photo

For the first time in four years, every major opposition party in Venezuela participated in elections. For the fifth time in four years, the left won in a landslide. Voters elected 23 governors, 335 mayors, 253 state legislators, and 2,471 municipal councilors. The governing United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) won at least 19 of 23

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“No Mas!” Nicaragua Quits OAS as EU Tries to Undermine Venezuela Elections

Countries like Nicaragua and Venezuela should be applauded for rejecting the overt hypocrisy, hubris, and cruelty of the West, and for asserting their right to national sovereignty.

Venezuela Elections OAS Feature photo

CARACAS, VENEZUELA -- "We do not recognize ourselves as a colony of any power and we claim national dignity and decorum, in legitimate defense of our independence, sovereignty, and self-determination.”  With these words, Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada announced that Nicaragua would be joining Venezuela in quitting the Organization of

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Pedro Castillo, maestro rural, preparado para escribir un nuevo capítulo en la historia del Perú

En el cliffhanger de unas elecciones con una enorme división entre las zonas urbanas y rurales y la división de clases, parece que el maestro rural, agricultor y líder sindical está a punto de hacer historia al derrotar, en menos del uno por ciento, a la poderosa candidata de extrema derecha Keiko Fujimori. .

Pedro Castillo Feature photo

With his wide-brimmed peasant hat and oversized teacher’s pencil held high, Peru’s Pedro Castillo has been traveling the country exhorting voters to get behind a call that has been particularly urgent during this devastating pandemic: “No más pobres en un país rico” - No more poor people in a rich country. In a cliffhanger of an election with a

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Dan Kovalik sobre las elecciones, la reconstrucción y la guerra de poder en curso en Siria

A pesar de la reacción occidental, Assad, en el poder desde 2000, parece dispuesto a gobernar durante siete años más. Su principal tarea será intentar quebrar los grupos armados de oposición en Idlib y reparar una nación destruida por 10 años de guerra y sanciones paralizantes.

Dan Kovalik Syria Feature photo

Amidst a decade-long war that has devastated the country, Syrians went to the polls last week in an election that gave another seven-year term to current leader Bashar al-Assad. With a turnout of over 78%, Assad achieved an overwhelming victory against his nearest opponent, Mahmoud Ahmad Marei. Supporters of the president took to the streets in

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