Al Foro de Sào Paulo

To the Sao Paulo Forum

The Sao Paulo Forum (conference of political discussion of progressive and leftist movements, founded in 1990) has met in Caracas. The deliberations at its XXV Meeting conclude today, thus, I would like to welcome its presence in our country, in a context of very difficult circumstances for our region and,

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FAO: 6.8 Million people suffer from hunger in Venezuela

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has published its most recent report of the series “The State of the World”, entitled “The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019”. This is the third consecutive year this report has been prepared by various UN

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The Pact

After six years of a madurista government, the wrecking of the work of President Chávez and, with it, the destruction of the country is more evident than ever before. I remember at the beginning of maduro’s first term that the “creators” of the madurismo repeated that “nicolás cannot have anyone

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De Bachelet a Barbados

From Bachelet to Barbados

The report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, led by Michelle Bachelet, on the situation in Venezuela is a document which bears clear political importance for the country. The drafting and publication of the report, based on resolution 39/1 of the UN Human Rights Council, based in Geneva,

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The death of the captain

While writing my weekly article, I heard the news about the death of the Navy Captain Rafael Acosta Arévalo, an appalling, despicable and very serious event that continues to plunge the Venezuelan families into mourning. I wish to express my deepest condolences to his widow, children, relatives, and friends. Although

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Bachelet and the end of impunity

First of all, I would like to thank the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, former president Michelle Bachelet, for having visited our country and for having received the reports of human rights violations: cases of persecution, exile, imprisonment, kidnapping, and torture for political reasons, as well as cases

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The shipwreck of the poor

The Caribbean Sea has turned into the graveyard of the poorest Venezuelans, those that try to desperately flee the tragedy going on in the Homeland. Gone are the days of the heroic people that crossed the sea, over 200 years ago, between Haiti, the Keys, Cartagena, Jamaica, Chacachacare, and the

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Maduro’s economy: An unequivocal failure

In recent days, and in a rather surprising way, the BCV (Central Bank of Venezuela) issued, for the first time in four years, some figures regarding the behavior of the Venezuelan economy. Such figures, issued after a careful and thorough tweaking and massaging process; however, they could not hide the

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