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6 October 2010
ON 26 September Venezuela elected a new National Assembly (parliament). The elections, which coincided with elections to the Latin American parliament, took place in a deeply polarised political environment...
26 August 2009
Former president of the US Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan has described the economic situation we are living through today as a: "once in a century economic crisis", writes Aron Amm, CWI Germany.
3 December 2008
ON SUNDAY 23 November, more than 14 million people in Venezuela came out early in the morning to elect governors, mayors and regional representatives, writes Johan Rivas, Colectivo Socialismo Revolucionario, the CWI group in Venezuela...
30 April 2008
BOLIVIA IS awash with rumours about an impending right-wing coup against the elected government of president Evo Morales, writes Karl Debbaut.
25 March 2008
Two extracts from a summary of the present world situation and world relations, written by Peter Taaffe for a meeting taking place this month of representatives from European sections of the Committee for a Workers' International...
27 February 2008
Fidel Castro in his days as a guerrila
6 December 2007
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in the UK. Photo Marc Vallee
4 October 2007
Forty years after his death, flags, banners, portraits and the slogans of Che Guevara are carried on the mass demonstrations in the new revolt that is sweeping Latin America...
30 August 2007
Review: John Pilger's first cinema-released documentary is a damning indictment of US policy in Latin America, past and present. ... By Edd Mustill
19 April 2007
THE VENEZUELAN president has announced the need to create a united socialist party, capable of transforming Venezuela and setting out on the road to socialism...
22 March 2007
Latin America: YOU WOULD rarely have a bigger contrast between Presidents George Bush and Hugo Chavez on their recent tours around Latin America...
15 March 2007
23 FEBRUARY 1917 (8 March in the new style Gregorian calendar) marked the beginning of the socialist revolution in Russia that sparked a revolutionary wave that would travel around the world. PETER TAAFFE analyses the lessons of February for the working class today.
1 March 2007
CWI world congress report (4): THE RECENT world congress of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI - the socialist international organisation to which the Socialist Party is affiliated) debated the explosive developments in Latin America where th...
18 January 2007
IN A televised speech after swearing in his new Cabinet, Chávez announced the nationalisation of Electricidad de Caracas, Venezuela's largest private electricity firm and the telecommunications giant, CANTV...
11 January 2007
Review: THERE IS great interest in Hugo Chávez's Venezuela, Evo Morales' Bolivia and Fidel Castro's Cuba, among workers and young people worldwide...
7 December 2006
Venezuela: : IN CONTRAST to any other President or head of state in the world today, Hugo Chávez , has been re-elected for a third term by a landslide...
28 September 2006
Socialism 2006: SOME OF the most important discussions at November's Socialism 2006 will be about the mass movements that have swept Latin America - an entire continent in revolt - and to discuss the way ahead, writes Mike Garrett.
18 May 2006
Chávez in London: VISITS BY presidents to other countries are usually met with protests or indifference, but the visit by Hugo Chávez to London on Sunday was met by hundreds of people ready to welcome him to the city and eager to listen to what he had to say, writes Denise Dudley.
11 May 2006
"THE MOST dangerous man in the region" is US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice's description of Hugo Chávez, Venezuela's president who is visiting London this week, writes Karl Debbaut.
11 May 2006
The part-nationalisation of Bolivia's gas and oil industry by president Evo Morales, similar to Hugo Chávez's decree in Venezuela earlier this year, is another blow to the 'neo-liberal' agenda of big business and imperialism in Latin America...
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