UNASUR Praises First Accords Reached in Venezuela’s Dialogue for Peace

Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño, who is representing UNASUR in peace dialogues being held in Venezuela, praised the steps taken following the second meeting between the government and opposition.  They “condemn violence and commit themselves to respecting the Constitution,” Patiño…

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Venezuelan Embassy in DC Commemorates 12th Anniversary of a Coup d’Etat Defeated by the People

Twelve years after democracy in Venezuela was reinstated following a coup d’état on April 11, 2002, the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the United State commemorated the event with a screening of the documentary “Siege of an…

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Conversation Between Fidel and Chavez After Coup Illustrates Their Humanity, Restraint

Posted originally at The Huffington Post on 04/09/2014
by Dan Kovalik
Fidel Castro just released the full transcript of the phone call he had with then President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, just after Chavez returned to power 72 hours after…

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Bolivarian Revolution Breaks Record in Employment

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The President of the Republic, Nicolas Maduro, said Tuesday that in February 2014 the unemployment rate was 7.2%, “the lowest in the last 20 years.”

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Economic and Social Development

11 Years After Its Creation :
Barrio Adentro Health Mission Has Saved 1.7 Million Venezuelan Lives

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On April 16, 2003 , 11 years ago, Mission Barrio Adentro (or Inside the Neighborhood in english) began to function, and would become the core of the National Public Health System, which has saved the lives of 1,750,000 Venezuelans.

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Environment and Energy

PDVSA Discovers New Hydrocarbon Reserves


Through its official website PDVSA, Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, announced the discovery of new reserves of hydrocarbons and natural gas during exploration activities carried out by experts over the past few months.

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