CRBZ: Why is the U.S. Escalating Aggression Against Venezuela?

Venezuela faces an intensification of the escalation of aggression by the United States. In this new stage, the aim is to exploit the vulnerabilities to which we are exposed as a result of the pandemic. Trump and his allies consider that it is time for an offensive that will increase “the advances” of the now…

Venezuela: Defending National Savings

Geronimo Paz “Robbing a bank is a crime, but it’s more of a crime to create one.” – Bertolt Brecht We find ourselves fighting a triple battle: the battle against the coronavirus, the battle against the escalation of the American aggression and the battle for the reactivation of the economy, a battle that is conditioned…

Pedro Camejo: Another Victim of State-led Privatisation in Venezuela

Tatuy TV The ghost of privatisation is increasingly visible in Venezuela. With an economy in a state of severe crisis, beaten down and besieged by US sanctions, the Bolivarian government’s response has been to grant more and more concessions to capital. Whether in policy decisions or in official discourse, the private sector is presented as…

Venezuela: Genesis of the Civil-Military Union

Adán Chávez Frías A civic-military movement that would promote a transformative revolution in the country. Photo: Presidency of Venezuela. I The memories of our first days at the side of Commander Chavez are still present in these days of March, in the midst of the hard battle that the world is fighting today; a battle…

Remembering Hugo Chavez’s Legacy

Ramona Wadi The era of Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez and Evo Morales was marked by revolutionary principles that transcended the region of Latin America. Together, Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia presented a unified, inspirational front. Seven years since the demise of Hugo Chavez, at a time when Cuba is persisting in its revolution, Bolivia finds itself…

To Chávez, Loyalty and Coherence

Gerónimo PazEvery 5th of March, it is not only important to pay tribute to Commander Chavez, to remember him and exalt him, which is fundamental (we the people must always remember those who dedicated their lives to the struggle for a humane, just and sovereign homeland), what is important, what really matters is not losing…

Seven Years Without Chavez

Atilio Borón This Thursday, March 5, marks the seventh anniversary of the departure of the Eternal Commander, one of the great figures in the contemporary history of Latin America and the Caribbean. Having written a few lines for a brief remembrance of an unforgettable character, I realized that seven is a very special number. In…

The Dignity of Venezuela

Pablo Jofre Leal In spite of the imperialist pressure and his allies, particularly some European and Latin American governments, the latter grouped in the so-called Lima Group, the current president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moro, has managed to strengthen his foreign policy relations and consolidate his internal flank, both in civic and armed forces. Proof…

Working-Class Struggle in Venezuela: A Conversation with Leander Perez

Cira Pascual Marquina Leander Perez is a member of the central committee of Lucha de Clases, the Venezuelan chapter of the International Marxist Tendency. He committed to the struggle of the poor at an early age while reading Fyodor Dostoyevski, but what sparked his active political engagement was the violence exercised against Chavistas when Hugo…