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Venezuela: Imperialist offensive sharpens following Assembly elections

Venezuela: Imperialist offensive sharpens following Assembly elections

Only the working class taking power from capitalists and bureaucrats can defeat reaction

Venezuela: a deepening crisis

Venezuela: a deepening crisis

The Venezuelan economy faces runaway inflation, speculation and severe food shortages. At the same time, capitalist forces are increasingly emboldened by the growing divisions in the government. Johan Rivas, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI Venezuela) The void at the top of the Venezuelan government since the death of Hugo Chávez, along with […]

CWI Summer School: New uprisings hit Latin America

CWI Summer School: New uprisings hit Latin America

Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba and Latin America Laura Fitzgerald, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) Johan Rivas, CWI activist in Venezuela, introduced a discussion on Latin America at this year’s CWI Summer School. He noted the opening of a new period in the situation in Latin America as the ‘Great Recession’ hits the continent, […]

Hugo Chavez dies: The struggle continues

Hugo Chavez dies: The struggle continues

Millions of Venezuelan workers, the poor and youth will mourn the death of Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez Tony Saunois, CWI Secretary In an era when the gap between establishment politicians, who defend big business and the super-rich, and the masses seems to widen inexorably Chavez stood out. In fact in […]

Venezuelean elections 2012: Chávez defeats the right

Venezuelean elections 2012: Chávez defeats the right

But socialist policies needed. Tony Saunois, Caracas Thousands flocked to Miraflores, the Presidential Palace in Caracas, Sunday night (October 7) to celebrate the victory of Hugo Chávez in Sunday’s presidential election. In scenes reminiscent of the defeat of the right-wing coup in 2002, soldiers from the presidential guard waved flags […]