Appeal to solidarity with the political prisoner Rodney Alvarez who has been in jail for eight years without the right to defend himself in a trial
Month: August 2019
Ruben Gonzalez Sentenced to 5 Years and 9 Months in Prison
Rubén González, secretary general of Sintraferrominera, the iron-workers’ union of the Ferrominera del Orinoco complex, has been sentenced to 5 years and 9 months of jail
Trump imposes new sanctions on a Venezuela already ruined by Maduro’s austerity
The new sanctions aim at destroying what’s left of the Venezuelan economy, which already shrank by more than half in the last five years of Maduro's brutal adjustment plan.
The on-going slaughter: police violence in Venezuela
The recent UN report caused shockwaves in the international community by setting out a previously unknown number of homicides and deaths committed by the state security forces in 2018.
Police harassed and detained peasants protesting in the offices of the National Land Institute
On July 16th, FAES agents (police commando forces) and the anti-drug unit of the Bolivarian National Police (PNB) arrived to the headquarters of the National Land Institute (INTI) to harass the group of peasants that has been protesting there
Venezuela’s Electricity Crisis: Imperialist Sabotage or a Crime of the Chavista Bourgeoisie
On the afternoon of 7 March 2019, the electricity supply was cut off in more than 80% of Venezuela. This blackout was the highest point in a decade long electricity crisis, a collapse that industry workers had warned about for years, despite government attempts to completely silence their reports
Open letter by political prisoner Rodney Álvarez
Political prisoner Rodney Álvarez has been arbitrarily jailed eight years without a trial, as a working class hostage of the chavista government