Venezuela

Venezuela: Workers’ Strike at Ford

In Venezuela 150 industrial workers at Ford plant went on strike on November 15, 2018. CSP-Conlutas media workgroup They want better wages and bonuses. Currently a worker makes 60 “bolívares” per day (nearly US$ 1) for weekly shifts from Monday to Friday from 7am till 3h30pm. The bonus will be between 3,000 to...

Backlash Against Venezuelan Refugees in Brazil

On August 18, 2018, a 2,000-strong mob targeted the 3,000 refugees from Venezuela in the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima. Starting 7am they threw stones, sticks and home-made bombs on tents and squares where the refugees were living. The refugees’ belongings were set on fire. 1,200 refugees were expelled...

Venezuela: let us unite the struggles to fight for a decent wage

An Unbearable Situation. The workers and inhabitants of the poor neighborhoods and sectors of the country are going through an actual social tragedy. Economic crisis deepens, food and medicine shortages continue, hunger strikes, long lines to acquire foods in markets and supermarkets continue in the country and in the banks...

Political maneuver, electoral fraud and abstention

Last May 20th, the presidential elections took place, silencing the rumors and demands of bourgeois opposition regarding their suspension and delay. The indifference on behalf of most of the population preceded the elections. Parliamentary and council representatives of the different states were also elected in the dispute, although these...

Protests and demonstrations show the reality of Venezuela

It is a fact that the country goes through the worst crisis in recent history, with a hunger that terrifies the neighborhoods of all cities and towns, what forces thousands of families to dig into the garbage just to find something to eat; with thousands of Venezuelan directly asking...

Before the results of October 15 elections in Venezuela

Let’s build a workers’ and poor people’s Political Alternative! Regional elections for governor in Venezuela took place on October 15. The results are a real fraud. The initial announcement by the CNE, body governing the elections in the country, stating that seventeen governorships went to the PSUV and five to...

International Manifesto in support of the Venezuelan people and workers

The undersigned want to express our solidarity with the people and workers of Venezuela, submerged in a serious social crisis, and who suffer a harsh repression in the protests against hunger and in defense of democratic freedoms. Our solidarity with the Venezuelan people and their struggles manifests in the rejection...

Has Maduro consolidated his coup?

The cycle of mobilizations and demonstrations that began last April and included broad sectors of Venezuelan masses has passed, after reaching its highest point in July this year. Maduro established the fraudulent National Constituent Assembly (ANC) after a voting with fraud, pressure, and threats. By Victor Quiroga - UST Venezuela.   Let...

Venezuela through the eyes of a native working woman

My name is Ana Salas, I work in the educational area, and in this very moment, I may be one of the few Venezuelan not submitted to starvation. And it is also by the little amount of money that I make in Brazil by teaching Spanish that my family...

Good relationships between Syria and Venezuela

The crisis in Venezuela is occupying a huge space in the media around the world. As the situation worsens, especially in regards to the brutal social crisis in the country, the differences between "Chavistas" and those opposed to the Maduro regime also intensify. By Gabriel Huland.   The vast majority of the...

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