Nicolas Maduro

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Venezuela: Maduro rules out austerity amid falling oil prices, debate over way forward

By Steve Ellner, Puerto La Cruz It is a point of honour for the Venezuelan government that despite the sharp plunge in oil prices and acute shortages of goods, President Nicolas Maduro has ruled out austerity measures. In a recent TV interview with former vice president Jose Vicente Rangel, Venezuelan Central Bank president Nelson Merentes … Continue reading

Maduro Defends Venezuelan Commune’s Land Rights in Face of Supreme Court Mandate

By Z.C. DUTKA Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro announced on Friday his staunch support of the agricultural commune El Maizal after their communal property title was revoked by a Supreme Court judge earlier that week. Initially, communards of El Maizal rejected the December 9 court decision and called on Maduro and other government bodies to uphold … Continue reading