Venezuela

Let’s build a workers, peasants and people alternative

Venezuela is immersed in a terrible economic, political and social crisis. In this context, we face legislative elections, in which the PSUV (United Socialist Party of Venezuela), the ruling party, together with the Great Patriotic Pole coalition, cannot motivate their own militancy. Lack of resources, inflation, persecution and attack...

On the Events of April 30 in Venezuela

By: IWL Statement 1- There was an attempt of a coup d’etat in Venezuela led by Guaidó in alliance with Trump, Bolsonaro, Duque and Co. trying to take an air base with the support of a sector of the military and calling for the support of the Venezuelan masses. 2...

Venezuela: We condemn the attack on the National Assembly and the events therein

The repudiable attack on the National Assembly by armed groups, before the passive glance of the Bolivarian National Guard, is a fact that aggravates the already deep Venezuelan political crisis. While Maduro "condemned" the aggression, Congressman Diosdado Cabello, of the PSUV, claimed that these and "future actions that will...

A four-leg Pact … a blind alley?

Many workers have felt eluded. They expected that the wage increase in May had an adjustment at least equal to inflation.  During all these months of shortages, inflation and low wages, an atmosphere of moodiness and conflict has been created. The government discredit among workers has greatly increased. As a...

Trump, take your hands off Venezuela!

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, stated that he does not rule out the “military option” to solve Venezuela’s crisis. This is a threat of the biggest imperialist power against a semi-colonial country. By IWL-FI International Secretariat.   Trump’s excuse of the government's repression is just a mask. The US...

Confront and Defeat Maduro and the PSUV’s Coup Project

With the voting of July 30 on the fraudulent Constituent Assembly, the Maduro administration took one more step on his anti-democratic and repressive turn, of denying the most basic democratic rights of the Venezuelan workers and people. By UST-Venezuela.   If there was something missing on the list of the repressive and...

No to imperialist and continental right wing interference. No acknowledgement of the self-proclaimed and pro-imperialist government of Juan Guaidó. The working masses must oust...

Rejection to imperialist and continental right wing interference. There is an imperialist interference in Venezuela, with the self-proclamation of Juan Guaidó as interim president of the republic on January 23 this year. This was previously agreed upon with Donald Trump, who later on acknowledged and backed the “Commissioned President”....

“Media hedge” surrounding the conflict

Another debate clarified   The conflict and the repression in Sidor suffered a veritable "plot of silence" by the Venezuelan press - both: private and official. Thus, on 15/3/2008, the independent agency Communitarian Reporters of Merida reported, "It called our attention powerfully that, in the face of such events, a 'media...

We are workers and we do not go to the PSUV

What follows is the declaration emitted on 8th April this year by Workers Socialist Unity (UST) of Venezuela. UST was born at a plenary held last August and is preparing its foundation congress. It regroups militants and cadres coming from different experiences of Trotskyism and the left, among them...

Reject Petras’ calumnies

Defend the honour of the fighters and the organisations and leaders under attack.   In this edition we are reproducing the accusations that James Petras proffered during an interview to a Uruguayan radio against PSTU of Brazil, Orlando Chirino and other Venezuelan workers' leaders, dubbing them as "counterrevolutionary" and of...

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