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
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 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.
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
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.