Saturday, February 4, 2012

Venezuela Solidarity Activity Feb 4, 2012 - Sydney



The Venezuelan Ambassador to Australia Nelson Davila together with the Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Network celebrated the 20th anniversary of the 1999 patriotic military rebellion led by Hugo Chavez. While the rebellion was unsuccessful at the time, Chavez subsequently won the 1998 presidential elections and assumed power on February 2, 1999.
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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Venezuelan revolution - Professor Steve Ellner




Steve Ellner’s academic interest centers on organised labour and political parties in Latin America and specifically Venezuela where he has lived and taught since 1975. He earned his Ph.D. in Latin American history at the University of New Mexico in 1980. Since 1977 he has taught economic history and political science at the Universidad de Oriente in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela and for a ten year period taught in the graduate school of law and political science of the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He has also been a visiting professor at Georgetown University (2004), Duke University (2005), Universidad de los Andes (Venezuela, 2008) and Universidad de Buenos Aires (2010).