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
Political prisoner Rodney Álvarez has been arbitrarily jailed eight years without a trial, as a working class hostage of the chavista government
Over a hundred workers mobilized in downtown Caracas against Maduro government’s anti-worker policies.
Mora’s son claims that pressure from paramilitary groups have forced him into exile, where he still demands justice for his disappeared father and the Vergel brothers
The route of the mining extractive industry in Venezuela (2014-2017)
An alliance of trade unions and political and union currents was recently formed to struggle for workers’ rights, independently the Opposition headed by Guaidó. Its objectives are to confront the brutal anti-worker policies of the Maduro Government and to repudiate imperialist interference.
For José Bodas, general secretary of the Unitary Federation of Oil Workers (FUTPV), the scarcity of gasoline is a consequence of the state of disaster of our refineries.