Why Imperialism is Obsolete in Latin America: Interview with Jorge Arreaza

Vijay Prashad Jorge Arreaza. Photo: Ultimas Noticias Venezuela’s Foreign minister Jorge Arreaza talks about the country’s relationship of mutual gain and benefit with China, the US bid to impose Monroe Doctrine 2.0, and a how a new Cold War cannot be allowed in the region In September 2018, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro visited China, where…

The Venezuelan Conuquera Seed Signifies a Struggle for Identity and Resistance

Eder Peña The conuco as a system and concept brings with it the care and multiplication of seeds of traditional and new items. Life, culture, knowledge, health, traditional agricultural systems and even the questions of the people and communities are based on native and Creole seeds, which are their common heritage. Their free circulation is…

Standing by a Radical Chávez: A Conversation with Rafael Uzcátegui

Cira Pascual Marquina Rafael Uzcátegui is a historical figure in Venezuela’s popular movement who was key to the forming of the Popular Revolutionary Alternative [APR]. The APR is a leftist and Chavista electoral bloc that represents an independent and plural option in the December 6 National Assembly elections. Uzcátegui was the longstanding Secretary-General of Patria…

“The Venezuelan Commune” Exposes Advances of People’s Power in Communes Located to the East of the Country

(*Use the autotranslate feature for English) Presentation of the documentary the Venezuelan Commune, with the participation of its directors and spokespersons of the communes. 🔹 Carlos Ron – President of the Simon Bolivar Institute for Peace and Solidarity among the Peoples. 🔹 Yekuana Martínez – director of the documentary La Comuna Venezolana, experiencias de Barcelona….

Two Years After Luis Fajardo’s & Javier Aldana’s Assassination: The Fight for Real Land Reform in Venezuela Continues

Luis Gustavo Zapata – Lucha de Clases Nineteen years after the approval of the Agricultural Land and Development Law promoted by Hugo Chavez in 2001, land reform remains an unfinished task in Venezuela, with tendencies seeking to reverse Chavez’s expropriations of large non-productive farms. These expropriations initiated the process of land socialisation and its transfer…

Bolívar and Zamora Revolutionary Current: ‘The People Have to Guarantee that the Anti-blockade Law is Implemented Correctly’

Federico Fuentes Interview with Yonatan Vargas The Bolívar and Zamora Revolutionary Current (CRBZ) is a radical grassroots current that operates as a public tendency of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. Largely set up by activists from the Ezequiel Zamora National Campesino Front (FNCEZ) and Simón Bolívar National Communal Front (FNCSB), it has a presence…

Open Letter to Africans of Brazil, Colombia and Guyana

October 29th, 2020 Fellow Africans of Brazil, Colombia and Guyana, We, the undersigned representatives of Pan-African formations and progressive organizations based in South America and the Caribbean region, call on the descendants of captured Africans in Brazil, Colombia and Guyana, to refuse to be used by the regimes in our respective countries against our brothers and sisters…

The October Revolutionary

Jorge Arreaza Montserrat The history of humanity has had an endless number of proposals about what the concept of justice in human relations means. This determines the meaning of society. When Aristotle defined the human being as a political animal -politikon zion- he did so by attributing to him the quality of reason -logos-, which…