Tag: venezuela

Venezuela: Resist pro-imperialist coup!

Venezuela: Resist pro-imperialist coup!

The situation in Venezuela is reaching a critical point. Imperialism and the right-wing opposition are using the despair and discomfort that exist in large sectors of the population because of pro-capitalist policies and the corruption of the bureaucracy to organize a coup d’état and take power.

Venezuela: A crisis of capitalism

Venezuela: A crisis of capitalism

Venezuela currently sits at a cross roads. The choice before its people is socialism or the barbarism that would accompany a return to power of the right-wing rulers, representing the interests of a tiny, super-rich elite and their imperialist masters. This is a struggle to which all working class activists must pay attention

Venezuela: Imperialist offensive sharpens following Assembly elections

Venezuela: Imperialist offensive sharpens following Assembly elections

On 30 July elections were held to elect members of the “National Constituent Assembly” (ANC). In the days prior to the election, US imperialism and the MUD (the coalition which unites the right and far-right in Venezuela) backed a campaign of threats and violence to stop them taking place.

Venezuela: Chavism and the right call for ’peace’ amid polarisation

Ten days after the violence that started on ’Youth Day’ a situation of high polarization and, in some parts of the country, violence continues…   Ten days after the violence that started on ’Youth Day’ a situation of high polarization and, in some parts of the country, violence continues. So […]

Venezuela: An analysis of 12F

On 12F, three people (two right wing supporters and one government supporter) were killed in Caracas and dozens injured and arrested in the protests and demonstrations that took place around Venezuela to commemorate the annual ’Youth Day’.   Many images have emerged in the last few days seemingly depicting SEBIN […]

Venezuelan: Threat of the counter revolution grows

Workers must take urgent steps to defeat capitalism and the right-wing By W Prieto and J Rivas, Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI Venezuela) By the narrowist of margins, Nicolas Maduro scraped in to win Venezuela’s Presidential elections defeating the right-wing candidate Capriles by a mere 200,000 votes. Maduro, Chavez’s named succesor, had […]

Hugo Chavez dies – The struggle continues

  Millions of Venezuelan workers, the poor and youth will mourn the death of Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez 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 the age of […]