venezuelan food

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The Politics of Food in Venezuela

    Monthly Review by Ana Felicien, Christina Schiavoni and Liccia Romero Few countries and political processes have been subject to such scrutiny, yet so generally misunderstood, as Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution.1 This is particularly true today, as the international media paints an image of absolute devastation in the country, wrought by failed policies … Continue reading


By: William Camacaro, Senior Analyst at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, and Frederick B. Mills, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs First published by the Council on Hemispheric Affairs On June 3, 2015, a network of grassroots organizations in collaboration with the legislative and executive branches of government, proposed a popular version … Continue reading

Venezuela has invested US$142 billion dollars in food programs over the last 10 years.

This content was originally published by teleSUR Venezuelan Vice President Jorge Arreaza urged the international community to speed up the fight against hunger, as World leaders gather Monday at the biannual conference of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Representatives from some 190 countries, including 130 ministers, 12 heads of state are in Rome for … Continue reading

Spring-Break-March Delegation to Venezuela: The Revolution Continues!

March 2015 Delegation to Venezuela: Come with us to learn about human development in Venezuela: education, community based organizations, and the efforts at achieving food sovereignty. March 22-29 While the mainstream media speculates about the future of the Bolivarian Revolution since the passing of Hugo Chavez, for the Venezuelan popular sectors, there is no turning … Continue reading

The People of Latin America Lost a Leader and a Builder of Ideas!

The People of Latin America Lost a Leader and a Builder of Ideas! The death of Hugo Chávez represents an irreparable loss to all the peoples of Latin America. His humble origins, his path as a military nationalist and his unwavering commitment to the project of the freedom of the Venezuelan people, turned him into … Continue reading

Venezuela’s Chavez gives orders to confront economic speculation, hoarding

By Correo del Orinoco Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced the heightening of measures against economic sabotage in the country last Friday after meeting with President Hugo Chavez, currently recovering from cancer surgery in the military hospital Dr. Carlos Arvelo in Caracas. Maduro reported that the convalescing head of state gave orders to confront sectors … Continue reading

We’re Not Going to Allow Shortages or Messing with Prices

Feb 25th 2013, by Ciudad CCS / Consuelo Cerrada Translation by The Institute for the Defence of People in Access to Goods and Services (Indepabis) is in the eye of the storm. The sanctions recently applied to commercial establishments both great and small have landed it in the headlines. Indepabis’ president, Consuelo Cerrada, explains … Continue reading

Ecuador and Venezuela improve negotiation of agricultural products The visit of the Venezuelan delegation was possible thanks to the commitments made between the Foreign Minister, Ricardo Patiño, and his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, as part of the meeting held in Caracas on May 14, 2012. On that occasion, they pledged to increase bilateral trade and generate the first short-term initiatives to supply … Continue reading