Venezuela Begins Domestic Pharmaceutical Production

The Bolivarian republic of Venezuela has announced that in the year 2012 the country will begin production of pharmaceuticals domestically to meet the needs of the Venezuelan people. The vice minister for health services networks said that around May next year they will begin the operation of pharmaceutical plants with the goal of guaranteeing medicines…

Corporations Hoard Milk in Venezuela

In Venezuela the last few months, has been a shortage of milk. Since January Merida has had a tremendous shortage of powdered milk and cooking oil at the regulated price. In Caracas there is also a shortage but it is not as bad. Instantly the right wing media attacked Bolivarian President Hugo Chavez, claiming that…

Truth About Food in Venezuela

Inflation has been a huge problem in Venezuela as it has been in the rest of Latin America. Right now many in the opposition media are chanting on a daily basis that inflation is increasing the cost of foods. They’re claiming that now there is more difficulty getting a hold of a larger variety of…

Chavez is No Thief of Gold, You Liar

With the increasing price and value of gold, the Bolivarian government of Hugo Chavez has decided to “bringing home” 211 tons of gold that is currently held in international banks. The popular Venezuelan president also announced that the gold industry in the country will be nationalized. The move is expected to help Venezuela protect itself…

Rightist Terrorism Strikes Venezuela

On July 31st, the state owned media community television station ViveTV became a victim of terrorism. The Vive branch in Zulia state was struck with several bullets in a drive-by shooting. Thankfully, there have been no reported deaths. The president of Vive television, Ricardo Marquez, says the security saw a white Jeep Grand Cherokee pull…

Socialist Venezuela Saving Free Market Somalia

The situation in Somalia is desperate. The free market haven on the Africa coast is now in a humanitarian crisis. The UN has declared that a famine is sweeping the country leading to a quarter of the country being displaced and many of them leaving the country and flocking to Kenya and other nations according…

Hugo Chavez is not Dead

On June 10 Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez underwent emergency surgery to take care of a pelvic abscess. Chavez was in the middle of a short tour of Latin America to sign bi-national agreements when he became ill. He fell ill while in Cuba, and is staying at a hospital in Havana. Chavez has already joked,…

Hugo Chavez Enacts New “Dignity Laws”

In a further advancement of human dignity in Venezuela, President Hugo Chavez used his standing legislative authority to enact three new laws designed to give dignity to Venezuela’s urban residents. All three of these laws are designed to deal with forced evictions and the management of urban property rights. The first law passed, “The Law…

‘Journalists for the Truth’ say Venezuela Free

Despite the rhetoric spouted by the US and other imperialist powers, the Journalists for the Truth NGO are reporting that freedom of speech is thriving in Venezuela. The NGO’s vice president Jose Nieves issued a challenge to the corporate media to report this. He said Venezuela is currently living “an explosion of freedom of speech”.…