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This, however, did not dissuade a colourful and multifaceted Venezuelan delegation from attending the parallel summit. Representatives from Venezuela's leftist political parties, indigenous peoples, campesinos, community groups, feminist organisations, youth groups, among others, joined the grassroots ...
Other parties that took part include the United Socialist Party of Venezuela, Movement to Socialism, Authentic Renewal Organization, Communist Party of Venezuela, and Venezuela's Ecological Movement. The Venezuelan elections have moved forward despite attempts by an important sector of the ...

In a statement, the EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc called on Nicolas Maduro's government to "ensure free, transparent and credible elections that allow the participation of all political parties under equal conditions." The Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), Venezuela's main opposition alliance, ...
(RTTNews) - European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini criticized the way the elections were convened in Venezuela for May 20, without the participation of all ... "We also regret the existence of political prisoners and the hurdles to limit the participation of political parties and candidates.
For months, surveys have shown that Venezuelan's opposition voters are so despondent and have so little faith in the political system that they'll skip the .... Hemisphere said they wouldn't recognize the election results unless Maduro freed political prisoners and allowed all political parties to participate.
Venezuela's opposition says President Nicolas Maduro has prepared a rigged snap election to deliver him a new mandate and tighten his hold over his economically devastated ... Pence in Lima said as he met several Venezuelan opposition figures on Friday that more sanctions could be forthcoming.

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on the Summit of the Americas meeting in Peru (all times local):. 4:10 p.m.. Vice President Mike Pence has joined heads of state from 15 hemispheric nations in calling on Venezuela to hold free and transparent presidential elections in which all political parties are allowed to ...
CARACAS – Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday that the European Union had an anti-Venezuelan bias and accused the EU High Representative ... “Such elections should ensure the participation of all political parties, without obstacles, under equal conditions and in conformity with the Venezuelan ...
On Friday, Sessions told the Dallas Morning News in an interview he met with both Maduro and members of opposing political parties to promote “dialogue between parties that are trying to make progress.” “Many times it has been attempted publicly and openly, and that has not worked toward resolution,” ...
“A free and fair election should include the full participation of all political parties and political leaders, the immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners, proper electoral calendar, credible international observation, and an independent electoral authority,” spokeswoman Heather Nauert said ...
The “banning” of political parties probably refers to the Capriles' extreme right wing party First Justice, who despite trying their hardest were unable to collect enough signatures to renew their status as a political party in Venezuela. Or maybe he refers to Leopoldo Lopez's Popular Will party, which didn't ...
The son of one of Venezuela's oldest oligarchic families, Mendoza has long been accused by popular movements of taking millions in state dollars purportedly for raw material imports while deliberately suppressing production of corn flour, a staple of the Venezuelan diet. Most recently, MRT's political party, ...
While these events were designed to look “very neutral in the eyes of the government,” as one USAID contractor described them to me, with no affiliation with a political party and hosted by “people from the neighborhood,” they were funded by the U.S. government with logistical assistance from opposition political parties.
We, citizens from distinct countries, social movements and organisations, political parties, women, youths, workers, creators and intellectuals, peasants, and religious leaders, gathered here in Caracas on the 5, 6 and 7th March 2018, reaffirm our solidarity and militant support of the Venezuelan people, the ...
They are right in denouncing the abuses of the government: Mr. Maduro has persecuted opposition leaders, banned political parties, filled electoral ... And if the government decides to steal this election, it can count on finding me in the streets, by the sides of the brave Venezuelan people, fighting for our ...
The original date had been critiqued for its alarmingly short 90-day window for participating political parties to prepare, which bore the hallmarks of an ... The decision to delay the elections was due to an agreement, between the Venezuelan government and a number of opposition parties, but not the main ...
Venezuela's presidential candidates have agreed to delay the slated April 22 elections until May 20, it has been announced, a move welcomed by ... the parties "celebrate the signing of an electoral guarantee agreement with the participation of the political parties, who commit themselves before the country ...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro thanked members of 10 political parties for the support given to his nomination for the presidential elections on ... drawing broad condemnation from the United States and several of Venezuela's Latin American neighbours who said the conditions for a fair election are ...
“We're not participating because there are no open elections, because they are not respecting the right to vote, the right to choose or the will of every Venezuelan,” said Juan Pablo Guanipa, a top politician in the Primero Justicia party, whose most popular leader, Henrique Capriles, has been barred from ...
The overall coalition is demanding more extensive changes, including delaying the vote and lifting bans on major political parties. It also wants guarantees that Venezuelans living abroad can vote. Mr Falcon once served as a top aide to the late president Hugo Chavez, but he later broke with the socialist ...
20, 2018 file photo, Henri Falcon, a former governor and former aide to the late President Hugo Chavez, speaks to the press in Caracas, Venezuela. ... The overall coalition is demanding more extensive changes, including delaying the vote and lifting bans on the most popular political parties and ...
... Venezuela to reconsider the convening of the presidential elections and to present a new electoral calendar that enables the carrying out of elections with all necessary guarantees of a free, fair, transparent, legitimate and credible process, including the participation of all Venezuelan political parties and ...
Venezuela's opposition says it wouldn't square off against leader Nicolas Maduro in upcoming presidential election unless the government meets its ... Maduro has a low approval rating, but he's managed to secure his likely re-election by driving the most popular politicians and political parties abroad or ...
(McAllen, TX) — A fugitive from Venezuelan justice is waiting for a federal grand jury hearing in McAllen. Homeland Security investigators arrested Tirso ... for organized criminal activity. Melean's defense team says he is a political refugee who is falsely accused by the ruling political party in Venezuela.
Colombia's election authority said abstention was a bit more than 51%. The Venezuelan president went on to ridicule the scarcity of ballots for inter-party leadership voting. “Venezuela is in the 21st century of electoral systems and guarantees, and Colombia is in the 14th century, during the Middle Ages, ...
In this context, the EU also condemned the Venezuelan Supreme Court's decision to exclude the MUD (the Democratic Unity Roundtable) from the presidential elections, which is another serious breach to the principle of fair elections. The MUD is a catch-all coalition of Venezuelan political parties created ...
After Chavez's release, Maduro helped him found the political party Fifth Republic Movement. Timeline:1983 ... October 30, 2016 - Maduro sits down to engage in talks with political opponents for the first time in two years, in order to find a compromise among Venezuelan political parties. July 31, 2017 - US ...
Those include allowing foreign election monitors, lifting an electoral ban on several opposition leaders and guaranteeing that millions of Venezuelan exiles .... The campaign is another historic step in transforming the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia into a political party following the signing of a ...
The country's first two political parties, the Federalists of Alexander Hamilton and the Democratic-Republicans of Thomas Jefferson, wanted to annihilate each ... Citing examples from Venezuela to Turkey, the authors carefully track the warning signs: Contempt for democratic rules of the game, such as a ...
In accordance with Venezuela's Law of Political Parties, Protests, and Public Meetings, the parties will be required to collect signatures from 0.5 percent of the electorate in twelve states of their choosing. In early 2017, all Venezuelan political parties were obligated to re-register with the CNE. At that time ...
There are frequent, frustrated, refrains from observers that it is Guyana's political parties that are mainly responsible for promoting the culture of ethnic dominance and without it, Guyana's politics would not be dominated by race and instability. This is not true. Guyana's main political parties reflect the social, ...
About 2,000 kilometers away in Venezuela, leftist President Nicolas Maduro has held an ever-tightening grip on power in his country since 2013. .... JT: There comes a time when those political parties perceive their own lack of legitimacy and accept that a civil society organization or others that take the ...
One of the country's oldest political parties, AD is one of a trio of major right-wing parties expected to be required to reverify their electoral credentials this year. Along with Popular Will (VP) and First Justice (PJ), AD boycotted this past December's mayoral elections. Since then, the ANC has approved a ...
THE EDITOR: If neither the Peoples National Movement (PNM) nor the United National Congress (UNC) have it within themselves the required talent to govern Tt successfully, to whom can we turn? Dare I say nobody? Because, truth be told, there is indeed nobody. What we have, waiting in the wings is not ...
Rodriguez said the move was aimed at promoting political participation, and that electoral boycotts were an attack on Venezuela's democratic system that would not be tolerated. The 1965 Law of Political Parties states that parties which do not manage to win 1 percent of the vote in previous elections must ...
In an unanimous vote — a turn of events increasingly common in the Constituent Assembly — lawmakers adopted a decree declaring that political parties that want to participate in coming elections must have been active in previous ones. The could mean trouble for the three biggest opposition parties, ...
Though direct accusations are ineffective in the mind of De Zayas, he did say that there are “institutional problems” in Venezuela that need addressing. He also said it was a “great mistake” for Maduro to ban several major opposition political parties from running in next year's presidential election.
This weekend, as he took part in local polls, Maduro threatened the political parties which had not participated in that vote, saying they would not be ... The Venezuelan military are involved in corruption and human rights violations and the American forces have already shown, in Afghanistan and Iraq, that ...
(CNN) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that some of the main opposition parties will not be allowed to run in next year's presidential ... Speaking to supporters and journalists after voting in mayoral elections, Maduro said political parties that did not participate in Sunday's elections, ...
Measures are also being taken to make sure that the machines are working correctly. Verification of the machines will be done under the presence of CNE officials, representatives of political parties, voting center coordinators as well as local and international observers. “The Venezuelan electoral system is ...
This new assembly adopted a law in November that grants authorities broad powers to ban political parties and sentence Venezuelans who publish .... The same day, the European Union placed an arms embargo on Venezuela and targeted sanctions against Venezuelan officials, freezing their assets and ...
“All the political organisations, even possible aspirants outside of the political parties of the MUD, are betting on the holding of primary elections to choose ... I assume the presidential candidacy for the 2019-2025 period, and I swear before you brother workers that I will be the candidate of the Venezuelan ...
With the erosion of democracy in Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro is now widely considered to be a regional pariah. He counts on the support of three hardcore Marxist allies: Bolivia, Cuba, and Nicaragua. In practical terms, this support does little to help prop up his regime, which is staggering under the weight ...
Today, Venezuela lies in wait. Pro-democracy political parties and civil-society groups are reorganizing, sowing the seeds of a new and more powerful push for freedom. Together with international partners, Venezuelan democrats will continue to work to fracture the regime and reclaim our freedom.
The Venezuelan opposition and in particular Julio Borges and other anti-Chavez leaders have insisted, even up to the month of November, that the rejection of Chavismo is equal to or greater ... Chavismo and the opposition political parties remain the two solid pillars of the electoral arena in Venezuela.
They will not look fondly on Russia and its grotesque global games or make excuses for Venezuela, where the equivalent of Corbynites are banning opposition parties, abolishing democracy and creating a dictatorship. They will be the kind of people who do not look at Britain's enemies and see friends, ...
In the eyes of the bourgeois press, both political parties, and many leftists, Venezuela is a socialist country. ... But, in the words of the Venezuelan Communist Party (PCV) Politburo, the point of unity of the Bolivarian movement is not socialist revolution, but rather “the defense of national sovereignty against ...
(CNN) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that some of the main opposition parties will not be allowed to run in next year's presidential ... Speaking to supporters and journalists after voting in mayoral elections, Maduro said political parties that did not participate in Sunday's elections, ...
... in perfect condition, according to the Venezuelan News Agency. This process, whose second phase will take place on Monday, was witnessed by the political parties with running candidates, international observers, technicians of the National Anonymous Telephone Company of Venezuela and the CNE.
... bargaining chips, the fate of undocumented migrants like Francis Madi now hanging in the balance of high-stakes haggling between two political parties. 0 ... Despite having only once visited her native Venezuela since she was brought to the U.S. 15 years ago by her mother, Madi is among the 800,000 ...


 

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