November 28th 2007, by Venezuelanalysis.com
WASHINGTON, D.C. - There is a significant risk that fraudulent polls and other deceptions will be used to challenge the results of Venezuela's referendum, if proposed constitutional reforms are approved this Sunday, according to Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) economist and Co-Director Mark Weisbrot.
"The international media has not always exercised due diligence in its reporting on polling data and elections in Venezuela," said Weisbrot, who has authored papers on previous elections there.
November 27th 2007, by Kiraz Janicke - Venezuelanalysis.com
Caracas, November 27, 2007 (venezuelanalysis.com) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has warned powerful Venezuelan business federation, Fedecamaras, against attempts to destabilize the country or attempt a coup in the lead up to the constitutional reform referendum on December 2, after the president of Fedecamaras, Jose Manuel Gonzales, made a call last week to do whatever it takes to stop the reforms from being approved.
November 26th 2007, by Chris Carlson - Venezuelanalysis.com
President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela warned yesterday of new plans to destabilize the country after the national referendum next Sunday, December 2nd. He also said he has new evidence of attempts to assassinate him and called on the Venezuelan people to be on alert for any subversive actions in the coming week.
November 26th 2007, by Kiraz Janicke - Venezuelanalysis.com
Dear friends of Venezuela,
You have received various items of information over recent weeks as we aim to keep everyone informed about events in Venezuela in the lead-up to the crucial December 2 referendum on the Constitutional reforms.
12 November 2007, Federico Fuentes, Caracas
Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets of Caracas on November 4, in a massive sea of red, to support the proposed constitutional reforms adopted by the National Assembly that will be put to a referendum on December 2. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has explained that the reforms aim to deepen the Bolivarian revolution that his government is leading, which has already achieved significant gains in redistributing wealth and power to the poor majority.
November 9th 2007, by Kiraz Janicke - Venezuelanalysis.com
Caracas, November 9, 2007 (venezuelanalysis.com) - "Latin America is waking up and no one can stop it" Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, said in a brief statement to the media as he arrived in Chile for the 17th Latin American Summit, Friday. Chavez, who was received by Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and other Latin American leaders in Club Hipico, Santiago, added, that he was "very happy to be in the land of Allende."
November 12th 2007, by Chris Carlson - Venezuelanalysis.com
King of Spain Juan Carlos, sitting next to Spanish President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, tells the Venezuelan president to shut up (YVKE Mundial)
Caracas, November 12, 2007 (venezuelanalysis.com)- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez clashed verbally with King of Spain Juan Carlos at the Latin American Summit in Chile on Saturday. The Spanish King told the Venezuelan president to "shut up" after losing his patience with Chavez' interventions at the Summit, causing a sharp response from the Venezuelan leader.
Author: Kiraz Janicke - Venezuelanalysis.com
Caracas, November 8, 2007 (venezuelanalysis.com) - Violent clashes erupted between pro-government and opposition student groups on Venezuela's Central University (UCV) campus Wednesday after a march of approximately 10,000 opposition students against proposed constitutional reforms returned to the campus.
November 7th 2007, by Kiraz Janicke – Venezuelanalysis.com
Chavez speaking to supporters in Poliedro Stadium (ABN) Caracas, November 7, 2007 (venezuelanalysis.com) - The campaign in support of the constitutional reforms, which will be voted on by referendum on December 2, "is the most important battle" of the Bolivarian revolution so far, and "destabilization, abstention and the ‘No' vote, are the three principle adversaries we have to defeat," Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez explained to the Poliedro Stadium packed with aspiring members of his new socialist party, on Tuesday.