Nicolas Maduro confirmed his candidacy for the Venezuelan presidency yesterday
VENEZUELAN President Nicolas Maduro was accompanied by thousands of supporters as he officially registered as a candidate for re-election yesterday.Read More »
by Lucas Koerner
Workers at the nationalized steel plant SIDOR rally in support of President Nicolas Maduro on February 4, 2018. (AVN)
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans could be seen marching down Caracas’ principal Urdaneta Avenue under the sweltering Caribbean sun. No, this was not a protest against the government, which we are routinely told is a dictatorship inflicting mass starvation on its people, but on the contrary, a public rally backing President Nicolas Maduro’s reelection campaign. The occasion was February 4th, which this year marked the 26th anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s revolutionary 1992 uprising against Venezuela’s oligarchic two-party system, known as the Fourth Republic. However, ahead of upcoming April 22 presidential elections that may well determine the fate of Chávez’s Bolivarian Revolution, this 4F – as it is commonly known – was much more an explicit show of support for the current leftist president.Read More »
teleSUR | February 23, 2018
Venezuelan President Maduro said almost one million people have visited the Petro website since the currency’s launch two days ago.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday that his government has raised US$1 billion in the first two days of its “Petro” cryptocurrency sale.
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