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Has Venezuela Turned Into a War Zone?
World  (tags: Venezuela, protests, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, society, violence )

- 642 days ago -
Student protesters have filled the streets of many Venezuelan cities for the last two weeks to express their dissatisfaction with the socialist government, the deteriorating economy, and the violence that plagues the country.
Nicaragua, Venezuela Willing to Offer Asylum to Snowden
World  (tags: Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower, asyum, Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro, Nicaragua, President Daniel Ortega )

- 872 days ago -
Presidents Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua and Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela said Friday they were willing to grant asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Why Hezbollah Has Openly Joined the Syrian Fight
World  (tags: terrorism, politics, world, Hezbolah, Venezuela, terror networks, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, conflict, news )

- 885 days ago -
The Lebanese Shiite militant organization once denied its involvement in Syria, but is now holding lavish public funerals for its fighters killed in action.
Noam Chomsky: Are We on the Verge of Total Self-Destruction?
World  (tags: environment, fossil fuel energy, green energy, nuclear war, nuclear crisis, chicken diplomacy, USSR, USA, Iran, North Korea, Venezuela, Noam Chomsky )

- 902 days ago -
For the first time in the history of the human species, we have clearly developed the capacity to destroy ourselves. That's been true since 1945. ... there are more long-term processes like environmental destruction leading in the same direction, ...
Hezbollah Should Be Labeled a Terrorist Group, Say France, Britain, Germany
World  (tags: terrorism, politics, world, Hezbolah, Venezuela, terror networks, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, Syria, conflict, news )

- 916 days ago -
Hezbollah has been aiding Syrian forces in the country's civil war, prompting an EU motion to label them a terrorist group.
BREAKING: Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Dead at 58
World  (tags: Hugo Chavez, Venezuela, dead, president )

- 995 days ago -
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has died, his vice-president has announced.
Is Venezuela Harboring Hezbollah?
World  (tags: terrorism, politics, world, Hezbolah, Venezuela, terror networks, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, conflict, news )

- 1051 days ago -
Is Venezuela providing operational support to Islamic terrorists?
A Hall of Shame for Venezuelan Elections Coverage
World  (tags: Chavez, election, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, interesting, media, Venezuela )

- 1141 days ago -
Hugo Chávez, as a number of us expected, won the Venezuelan presidential election in yet another landslide: 55.1% to his opponent Henrique Capriles's 44.2%.
VENEZUELA: Picking a Living in a Hellish Landscape
World  (tags: poverty, Venezuela, economy, garbage pickers, jobs, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1511 days ago -
Garbage pickers, emaciated dogs and carrion birds alike all hunt for items of value at the Cambalache garbage dump, before they have to give way to the smouldering fire that burns up to 900 tonnes of waste a day in the open air, spreading its smoke over
Venezuela Tackles Illegal Gold Mafias as CháVez Nationalises Gold Industry
World  (tags: humanrights, Venezuela, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, Refugees&Relief, news, politics, society, world, crime, government )

- 1547 days ago -
Over 15,000 people were rescued from conditions of "slavery" by the government's anti-illegal mining plan, revealed military chief Henry Rangel Silva in an interview with VTV
Hugo Chavez Heads to 2011 With Power to Rule By Decree
World  (tags: world, Hugo Chavez, Venezuela, freedoms, government, society, news, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, politics )

- 1793 days ago -
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was given an early new year's eve present by the outgoing parliament: The power to rule by decree and bypass his legislative opponents.
VENEZUELA: CháVez Revving Up Revolution With Land Takeovers
World  (tags: world, VENEZUELA, CHAVEZ, politics, society, interesting, news )

- 1877 days ago -
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced the expropriation of a subsidiary of the British Vestey Group, and of Agroisleña, a major agricultural firm founded by Spaniards half a century ago, indicating that he is radicalising his Bolivarian revolution
Hugo CháVez's Food Fight
World  (tags: world, Hugo Chavez, Venezuela, economics, government, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics )

- 1965 days ago -
As food rots in ports, the president blames grocers and seizes stores. But will voters buy his line?
Venezuela Celebrates 11 Years of "Bolivarian Revolution" & Further Cabinet Changes Announced
World  (tags: Venezuela, revolution, socialism, democracy, democratic socialism, participatory democracy, direct democracy, Bolivarian Revolution, activism, progressive, leftwing, leftist, labour unions, cooperatives, community media, people power, health care, oil )

- 2117 days ago -
Since 1st elected by Venezuela's poor majority, the Chavez govt has used wealth from the country's oil resources for the poor majority of Venezuela, e.g. for health care & education; has given land to poor farmers; & has built up & diversified the economy
Venezuelan Police Break Up Anti-Chavez Protest
World  (tags: world, Venezuela, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, humanrights, politics, society, news, conflict, HumanRights )

- 2120 days ago -
Police used tear gas, plastic bullets and water cannons to scatter hundreds of students protesting against the government Thursday, while President Hugo Chavez's supporters celebrated the 18th anniversary of his failed coup as an army officer.

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