More than a hundred union leaders and activists came together at the Central University of Venezuela to launch a new independent workers' front.
Author: Simón Rodríguez Porras | Photos by Oswaldo Pacheco Guzmán (used by Venezuelan Voices with the author’s permission) The military act commemorating the 6th anniversary of Chávez's death, on March 5 at the Cuartel de la Montaña, in Caracas, was the scene for Maduro's recognition of several members of the different components of the armed forces. Some … Continue reading The Chavista Armed Forces: Neither Socialist nor Anti-imperialist
The revolutionary socialists call to repudiate any threat of Trump’s military intervention and the coup attempt by Guaido and the pro-Yankee right from a position independent from the Maduro government which we do not endorse for its anti-worker and repressive nature.
Next June will mark 8 years since political prisoner Rodney Alvarez, worker and unionist, is behind bars without trial in Venezuela. He is little known abroad since media attention has focused on high profile prisoners.
Many Venezuelans viewed the mobilizations and the participation of military forces as an authentic rebellion against Maduro. However, the declarations by top US government officials confirmed that it was a coup attempt, albeit a failed one.
In Venezuela, abortion remains illegal, allowed only when the woman is at risk of dying. However, criminalization does not reduce the practice.
Despite policy advancements, Chavismo's reverence of women as mothers and caregivers may operate as a control mechanism, argues sociologist Anais D. López Caldera.