Hugo Chávez

The War On Democracy

A few years ago George W. Bush stated “America will not impose our own style of living on the unwilling. Out goal instead is to help others to find their own voice, attain their own freedom, and make their own way”. Nevertheless the United States’ actions in Latin America are proof that exactly the opposite is true. This film by John Pilger is about the struggle of people to free themselves from a modern form of slavery. It describes how those with next to nothing show extraordinary strength and courage defending the most basic of human rights in a war […]

Nicolas Maduro is proclaimed President

Caracas, 15 Abr. AVN.- On Monday, the National Electoral Council (CNE) proclaimed Nicolas Maduro as the elected president of the Republic in the presidential elections on Sunday, getting 7,563,747 votes, equivalent to 50.75% of the vote. The president of the Electoral Power, Tibisay Lucena, said the anti-Chavez former presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, won 7,298,491 of the votes, representing 48.97% Original Venezuelan VP says he’s center of assassination plot Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro said unidentified groups had entered the country with the aim of assassinating him and the head of the National Assembly as President Hugo Chavez recovers from cancer […]

Venezuela’s Chavez Signs Series of Laws Giving More Power to Communities

WHEN WILL OUR POLITICIANS DO THE SAME? Jun 19th 2012, by Rachael Boothroyd Liverpool, June 18th 2012 ( – Communities organised into communal councils and communes are to be given increased power and access to funding under new legislation approved last Friday by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Making use of the enabling law power granted to him by the National Assembly in December 2010 in the wake of heavy flooding, Chavez approved a series of 11 far-reaching laws relating to communal government, tourism and housing. The laws were signed just 2 days before the enabling law was due to expire […]