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Country Profile: Venezuela

Tamara Pearson profiles this South American country, from the November issue of New Internationalist magazine.

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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.

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Venezuela’s food revolution

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

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How to prevent catastrophic climate change

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

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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.

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Western silence on Maduro’s victory in Venezuela is hypocritical

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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