This week, Venezuelans commemorated the 9-year anniversary of the failed coup d’etat that briefly ousted President Chavez from power and dissolved the nation’s democracy, installing a US-backed dictatorship. In an extraordinary turn of events, a popular uprising crushed the coup just hours later.

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Check out the latest newsletter, featuring news and analysis from Venezuela. Articles include:

  • Tories throw Libya lies at Venezuela - Hague uses Libya conflict to attack Chavez while imperialist powers prepare for war
  • British workers, migrant workers - one class, one fight!  The UK's Latin American Coalistion against Cuts (COLACOR)
  • Sanitatios Maracay nationalised at last
  • Union leaders jailed? Not so simple...
  • Imperialist intervention continues in Venezuela
  • Media watch: opposition media compare Chavez to Hitler, yet again

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Mérida, March 28th 2011 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – In addition to nearly half of the annual budget being dedicated to social spending, the Venezuelan government, taking advantage of extra income from other sources such as high petroleum earnings, has assigned a further  Bs 12.6 billion ($US 2.9 billion) to national development in the last week.

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The Hands Off Venezuela campaign condemns the recent smear campaign against Venezuela by Conservative politicians, especially William Hague, and certain media outlets in the UK, consisting of spreading false information that Colonel Gaddafi had fled from Libya to Venezuela. The cynical purpose of this lie was to label President Chavez “guilty by association” with Gaddafi.

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By Eva Golinger (www.chavezcode.com)

With so much misinformation circulating in different media outlets around the world about Venezuela and President Hugo Chavez, it's time to set the record straight. Venezuela is not a dictatorship and President Chavez is no dictator.

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