14 July 2007. Lisa Macdonald, Sydney
July 5 marked 196 years since Venezuela declared its independence following a long struggle led by the country’s Indigenous people and a black slave revolt. To mark Independence Day, the embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela hosted a public conference in Sydney on July 7.
The event, attended by more than 150 people, was addressed by a range of speakers who explained various aspects of the revolution currently underway in Venezuela.
Caracas, July 3 (ABN).- “If in a period of three months the adhesion of Venezuela to the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) is not finished, we would have to, regrettably, to definitely withdraw from that international organ”, the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez Frías, held during a presidential address from the Ayacucho Hall of the Miraflores Presidential Palace.
29 June 2007. Stuart Munckton. from Greenleft Weekly
Venezuelanalysis.com (Chris Carlson)
The formation of the new United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) entered its second phase this past weekend as officials and party militants met for the National Meeting of Candidates for PSUV Militants in Caracas. Record numbers of Venezuelans have registered to be members of the new party and the grassroots process continues with wide participation in the formation of what will soon be the unified party of the Bolivarian Revolution.
15 June 2007. By Lauren Caroll Harris
As Venezuela’s Bolivarian revolution continues to deepen and accelerate, President Hugo Chavez has announced a spate of pro-worker changes, which mark a continuation of the Chavez government’s orientation toward the country’s oppressed, and a victory against the right-wing offensive that has heightened since Chavez’s re-election in December.
Havana, June 18 (acn)
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced on Sunday the beginning of a new stage of the Energy Revolution that is taking place in his country.
During the inauguration of a combined-cycle plant at the Termozulia electric plant in the western state of Zulia, the Venezuelan leader said that the main goal of this new stage is to substitute almost 27 million inefficient incandescent light bulbs by energy saving light bulbs in the official, industrial and commercial sectors.
from the Bolivarian Embassy Newsletter
Charge d’’affairs Nelson Davila was invited to Melbourne on the 1st of June by the Australia Venezuela Solidarity Network to speak at the forum Venezuela: Experiences in Community
Without justice, there can be no peace – Comandante Hugo Chávez, Caracas, 31st May.
Last night after participating in a base ball game at the sports complex “Parque Naciones Unidas and while on their way back home, Dayana Carolina Azuaje, a teacher at the Armed Forces University (UNEFA), and her companion Gabriel Tovar, both leaders of the Simon Bolivar Coordinator (CSB) were machined gunned to death. Both were social revolutionaries belonging to the Simon Bolivar Coordinator, located in the 23rd January neighborhood in western Caracas.
Sunday, June 10, 2007. By IAN JAMES
MANTECAL, Venezuela (AP) - The Toyota 4Runner pulled to a stop on the country road and a tinted window rolled down. Passersby gawked, then broke into a run, screaming "President!" when they realized Hugo Chavez was at the wheel. "I love you!" cried a middle-aged woman with tears in her eyes, thrusting a fistful of flowers into the car.
7 June 2007. Stuart Munckton from Greenleft Weekly
The latest attempt by the US to isolate the revolutionary government of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez failed when the Organisation of American States general assembly meeting in Panama on June 4 refused the US demand to criticise and “investigate” Venezuela for supposed attacks on freedom of expression.