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Venezuela

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In Venezuela's difficult times the grassroots are stronger

The time has come for rural communities to play an important role in the country, reports Tamara Pearson.

Filed in: Agriculture Venezuela

Venezuela’s food revolution

The country has fought off big agribusiness and promoted agroecology, explains Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Agriculture Venezuela

How to prevent catastrophic climate change

Maruška Mileta reports from Venezuela on a meeting of minds before next month’s UN climate talks.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Venezuela

Could Venezuela-style housing reforms work for Britain’s Generation Rent?

Samir Jeraj writes on the South American country’s policy of basing rents on construction costs rather than market value.

Filed in: Housing United Kingdom Venezuela

Western silence on Maduro’s victory in Venezuela is hypocritical

Why haven’t the US and EU recognized a legitimate result? asks Jody McIntyre.

Filed in: Politics Venezuela

Venezuela election: who will win the trust of the people?

Jody McIntyre speaks to supporters of both Maduro and Capriles as the country prepares to decide a successor to Chávez.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Venezuela

Venezuela: ‘We spend more, in order to gain more’

Jody McIntyre reports from Caracas on how life changed for disabled people after Hugo Chàvez came into power 14 years ago.

Filed in: Disability Politics Society Venezuela

Venezuela: the Yukpa struggle continues

Glevys Rondón tells the story of Zenaida Romero, a proud young leader from a family of indigenous land rights defenders.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Venezuela

Hugo Chávez: reluctant revolutionary

Julia Buxton tracks a political journey leftwards – from admirer of Tony Blair to ‘fiery populist’ and champion of the Venezuelan poor.

Filed in: Latin America Politics Venezuela

Hugo Chávez was a leader apart

David Ransom celebrates the life of a president with a fondness for Liberation heroes, who used oil wealth to boost ordinary Venezuelans’ quality of life.

Filed in: Latin America Politics Poverty Venezuela

The truth in the hills of Caracas

Jody McIntyre on his journey up Mount Avila and how the ‘giant brother’ has left him transfixed by its magic.

Filed in: Environment Venezuela

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