Rescuing Humanity

Jorge Arreaza Montserrat Ernesto “Che” Guevara, in his meridian clarity and precision in analyzing the political and social context, pointed out in 1964 that: “it is the very essence of imperialism to turn men into wild, bloodthirsty animals”. This powerful sentence is combined with numerous similes about the brutality of the capitalist system: its inhumanity….

Reverse Exodus of Venezuelans Returning Home in the Face of a Pandemic

Marco Teruggi At least 17,000 Venezuelan migrants have returned home since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many return with very little and upon arrival find a system of free comprehensive care provided by the state that allows them to undergo mandatory quarantine upon arrival until they are taken back to their places of origin….

Venezuela: Genesis of the Civil-Military Union (II)

Adán Chávez Frías 14 April 2002. Hugo Chávez returned to the presidential palace to resume the presidency following the coup d’état on 11 April. Photo: AFP. I The month of April has arrived, and with it the commemoration of the heroic victory of the Venezuelan people over the coup d’état in 2002, in a civic-military…

Venezuelan Women in the Pandemic

Alba Carosio, Indhira Libertad Rodríguez and Tania Elíaz[1]In Venezuela, women are the great supporters of life, not only in the family but also in the community. The country is permeated by solidarity networks for the distribution of food, goods and services, which are operated mainly by women. Consequently, in addition to household work, community work…

An Exponentially Criminal Attack

Pasqualina Curcio Once again the U.S. government is attacking the Venezuelan people. Not that they have ever stopped, they have really been at it for 20 years, yet despite the pandemic that is plaguing humanity, one would expect at least a truce in this unconventional war that imperialism declared on the Venezuelan people just because…

Housing as a Human Right and Not as a Commodity

Ricardo Vaz Rigel Sergent (in red) in a protest. (Tenant Movement) The Tenants’ Movement of Venezuela is today one of the most combative organizations of the people’s power. As part of the platform of the Tenants’ Movement, it has had an active trajectory of defending Venezuelan tenants, as well as a clear vision of the…

Quarantine (XII): The Great Test

Reinaldo Iturriza LópezPhoto: Dikó. Cacri Photos Collective Why has the vast majority of Venezuelan society responded by abiding by voluntary quarantine, a circumstance that has been decisive in controlling the spread of the coronavirus? What does this tell us about what we have been and can be as a society? Doesn’t our collective response speak…