9 Important Stories From 2016 You're Likely To Have Missed

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK

We might live in an ever-more connected world, but some news still seems to pass us by. And given this year’s wall-to-wall coverage of Brexit and th...

Quo Vadis Latin American Left?

Manuel Barcia | Posted 14.01.2017 | UK Politics
Manuel Barcia

Has the New Left failed? Honestly, it would be difficult to find sound arguments to demonstrate that it has.

Corbyn's Victory Has Changed Labour Beyond Recognition, and His Supporters Will Ensure its Oblivion

David Browne | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

The election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party was as unsurprising as it is likely to be destructive to the party for at least the next five years. Yet the dire prospects for the future of the Party stem from a far deeper rot than simply the policies of Mr. Corbyn himself; the conduct of his supporters betrays a disturbing intolerance that will only further split and discredit the Party.

Oxford University's Labour Leaders Back Corbyn: A Disgrace But Not a Surprise

David Browne | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

The support of Oxford University Labour Club's leadership, and other sections of Oxford's Far Left, for Jeremy Corbyn should not come as a surprise to anyone familiar with the state of politics at Oxford

Spain's Podemos Just Latest Victim of Toxic Venezuela Monster!

Asa Cusack | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Politics
Asa Cusack

Spain's traditional parties aim to halt the remarkable rise of Podemos by painting links to Venezuela as foreign intervention. Like many Podemos policies this is an import from Latin America. The good news is that it makes no sense. The bad news is nobody cares.

2015: A Dark Year for Venezuela

Joana Alfaiate | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK
Joana Alfaiate

Next year could bear bad news for Venezuela. Even before former President Hugo Chávez took power in 1999, the country has been persistently chastised with lack of economic opportunities, steep inflation, poverty, crime and repressive political systems. Now adding to this, lower oil prices are aggravating the already very difficult situation of Venezuela.

Venezuela Peace Talks Reflect the Further Isolation of the US in Latin America

Dr Francisco Dominguez | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Francisco Dominguez

The peace talks now underway in Venezuela to end the wave of violence that has the explicit aim of "The Ousting" of the elected government are a tremendous step forward for all who wish to see an end to violence...

Venezuelan Students Post Naked Pictures On Twitter To Protest Police Brutality

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Venezuelans have taken to Twitter to post naked pictures of themselves to protest against police brutality used against studentprotesters last week. ...

Venezuela Descends Into Chaos

Mohadesa Najumi | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Politics
Mohadesa Najumi

The president needs to realise that the biggest dagger to his government won't come from "fascists" on the street, it will come from a failure to stabilise inflation and the exchange rate.

Incredible Images Of Venezuela's Sky-High Slum

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

It's like something out of a dystopian nightmare. A 45-storey skyscraper in the center of Caracas is no five-star hotel or swanky apartment block, ...

Miss Universe As You've Never Seen Her Before

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

As violent protests continue to spill onto Venezuela's streets, the stunning beauty queen once crowned Miss Universe has appeared battered and bruised...

19 Pictures That Show Venezuelan's Protesters Are Not Giving Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

Demonstrations are still raging in Caracas, with the latest official death toll citing 23 deaths nationwide, while more than 200 have been injured sin...

President Maduro Is Calling for Peace and Dialogue - It's Opposition Extremists That Want Violence

Álvaro Sánchez | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Politics
Álvaro Sánchez

Once again Venezuelans face violent and unconstitutional attempts to destabilize the country and oust the elected government. Sadly, this fits a pattern witnessed time and again since Hugo Chavez first came to power in a landslide victory in 1998...

Ukraine and Venezuela Show Us that Freedom Is Not Free

Nicholas Rogers | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Politics
Nicholas Rogers

No less incredible were the scenes from Venezuela, where tens of thousands of people gathered to protest again President Maduro, following weeks of sometimes violent protests in which several were killed by Venezuelan police, who also dress like soldiers and fire live rounds.

Shocking Images Of Venezuelan Unrest

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Violent clashes have flared up across Venezuela as anti-government protests escalated following the arrest of opposition leader, Leopoldo López. M...

What Is Going on in Venezuela?

One Young World | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK
One Young World

The world needs to know about the critical situation of Venezuela and to understand that the regime is taking every possible measure to oppress its people and cover the truth. If the only resource Venezuela has available to inform the world about what is happening is social media, then let's use it strategically to cause the greatest impact internationally.

PICTURES: Students Killed In Venezuela Protests

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Two students have been killed as peaceful anti-government protests in Venezuela turned violent and demonstrators clashed with police. Around 10,000...

Former Miss Venezuela And British Ex-Husband Killed In Attempted Robbery

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Read More: Venezuela, UK News

A former Miss Venezuela and her British ex-husband were shot dead and their five-year-old daughter wounded during a robbery. The attack happened af...

Venezuela Is Up The Creek

The Huffinton Post UK | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK

The Venezuelan government has taken over a toilet paper factory in a desperate attempt to wipe out a rather pressing issue. As it runs out of the m...

Paper Shortage Shuts Down Venezuelan Newspapers

ITN | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

More than half of Venezuela's local newspapers are apparently just weeks from going out of business due to a dwindling newsprint supply....

Giant Armadillo Among Prehistoric Fossil Find In Venezuela

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Sulzmann | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

Palaeontologists have discovered the remains of prehistoric animals dating back to the end of the Ice Age buried in south America. The fossils, sta...

Is This Plane Carrying Edward Snowden?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

Frenzied speculation about the whereabouts of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been reignited after keen-eyed plane watchers noticed a discrepancy...

Hmm, Venezuela Or Nicaragua?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK

Two countries have offered asylum to fugitive Edward Snowden, who is still holed up at Moscow Airport. Venezuela said it would be prepared to accep...

This Is What We Know So Far About Snowden's 21 Asylum Bids

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

Edward Snowden has applied for asylum in 21 countries, but most of Europe has swiftly rejected his plea. Russia says that Snowden's request for asy...

Venezuela's Toilet Paper Shortage To End After Lawmakers Back Plans To Import 39 Million Rolls

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK

A chronic shortage of toilet paper in Venezuela is to end after the country's National Assembly backed plans to import 39 million rolls. Lawmakers...