Venezuelan Scientists Discover a Molecule That Is 100% Effective Against SARS-CoV-2

Paul Dobson The Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Investigations (IVIC) has claimed the discovery of a new and highly effective treatment for COVID-19 symptoms. According to the IVIC, six month trials using a DR-10 antigen have proved it to have a “100 percent effectiveness in neutralising the coronavirus” without causing “toxic side effects.” The antigen forms…

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…

Almagro in the Dock after Elections in Bolivia

Marco Teruggi Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States, is increasingly being questioned. Some, such as the Government of Mexico and the Puebla Group, are proposing that he resign over what is considered to have been an active role in the coup d’état in Bolivia. But is it possible to achieve this…

President Maduro Calls for Completion of 200 Communal Cities

The President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, instructed the organization, installation and deployment of 200 communal cities run in self-government, by the popular power itself, by the communes and communal councils. He urged the Minister of People’s Power for the Communes and Social Movement, Noris Herrera; to the sectoral vice president for Social and Territorial…

Campesino Struggle in Venezuela: The Case of Isabel Granado & El Trompillo

Isabel Granado with members of La Mano Poderosa de Dios Campesino Council in El Trompillo Ranch. (APR Mérida) Isabel Granado is a Popular Revolutionary Alternative (APR) candidate for the upcoming December 6 parliamentary elections in Merida state. She is also a campesino leader in El Trompillo Ranch and was detained twice in four days earlier…

Venezuela: What the “Independent” Human Rights Mission Is Not Saying About the Collectives

Mison VerdadPopular organizations together with the Bolivarian National Armed Forces defeated the April 2002 coup after which the anti-Chavism discarded the term “civil society” (Photo: YVKE Mundial) The report entitled “Detailed Conclusions of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela,” prepared by a group of lawyers attached to the Lima Group…

Chavismo and the Left: A Conversation with Reinaldo Iturriza (Part II)

Cira Pascual Marquina A blogger-become-minister, Reinaldo Iturriza has written creatively and insightfully about Chavismo and its contradictions. His work includes El chavismo salvaje (Wild Chavismo) and La política de los comunes (Politics of the Commons). In part one of this interview, Iturriza addressed what is possibly the most difficult question facing Chavismo today: the political…

Keys to Understanding Venezuela’s Climate Emergency

Within the framework of Global Climate Week in Venezuela [September 21 to 25], the Venezuelan Observatory of Political Ecology has compiled some key elements that allows one to understand the advance of climate change in our country, as well as the climate emergency. 2020 has been a year of great uncertainty, in which we, as…

President Nicolás Maduro: Letter to the Peoples of the World

To the Peoples of the World Brothers and Sisters: I greet you affectionately on the occasion of informing you about the recent actions undertaken by Venezuela to confront and overcome the illegal blockade that the government of the United States of America has been imposing against my country since almost twenty years ago, with special…

One of the Most Wanted Venezuelans in the U.S. Speaks

Marco Teruggi The United States is offering $10 million for former Venezuelan intelligence director Pedro Luis Martin Olivares. His designation in the list corresponds, he affirms, to possible attempts of extraction operations. The name of the Venezuelan Pedro Luis Martin Olivares, unknown to many, appeared at the end of September on the front pages of…