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Latest stories about Venezuela
7 March 2014
Two major trends are found online, often under the same tags. We explore the views seen on the Internet during the protests, from the side of the advocates of chavismo.
6 March 2014
The Venezuelan government cut diplomatic and commercial ties with Panama. Social networks have exploded with comments full of surprise at this decision.
4 March 2014
The Peruvian left is being challenged in regards to its position on protests in Venezuela. Is it a modern left? Does it support Maduro's government? The answers are not simple.
A recent publication by the popular Panamanian singer-songwriter Rubén Blades on the subject of the protests in Venezuela has given rise to controversy.
19 February 2014
Venezuelans living abroad have organised demonstrations to support ongoing protests in their home country. Images are published on social networks with the tags #iamyourvoicevenezuela #SOSVenezuela and #PrayForVenezuela, among others.
The current crisis in Venezuela has put netizens at the forefront of information dissemination, but not everyone is transparent or responsible in their reporting of events.
15 February 2014
Contradictory information, extreme opinions, and fears expressed by both sides continue to circulate amid hashtags, tweets, and blogs. Bloggers reflect on the ongoing protests and the government's response.
13 February 2014
Venezuelan citizens took to the streets to demand that authorities release young people who had been arrested in previous demonstrations. They also demanded improvements in food supply and public safety.
13 January 2014
Actress Mónica Spear, her ex-husband and her five year old daughter were attacked by thieves on a Venezuelan highway. Spear and her ex-husband were killed.
18 November 2013
A team of five Global Voices authors from Latin America and the Caribbean will contribute weekly articles for a series about women, gender, and LGBT issues.