Monthly Archives: January 2011

VENEZUELA NOW News Report #2: “Chávez Fortuna” – Venezuela censors soap opera

This second edition (January 27, 2011) features and expose on the banning of Colombian soap opera “Chepe Fortuna” on Venezuelan airwaves. The Venezuelan characterized the show as “disrespectful of Venezuelan pride.” The soap opera depicts Venezuela as a “rude, arrogant, … Continue reading

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“Hugo Chavez cracks down on dissent” Taiwanese animated news #video exposes Venezuelan president

While preparing the next episode of the Venezuela Now News Report, I came across this fantastic animation from Taiwan-New York-based animated news network NMA.tv (Next Media Animation TV). The news report gives a good update on the current state of … Continue reading

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Democracy News from Venezuela Video Feed (Updated Regularly)

This YouTube playlist contains English language videos on politics and democracy in Venezuela, updated on an ongoing and regular basis. You can view the playlist directly in YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=D890F083083B5215

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Chávez call for dialogue as international public relations strategy

CARACAS — Why is Chávez calling for debate now? After years of confrontation and polarization, what explains the shift? Every day, since Saturday, January 15, a multitude of editorials, opinion columns and blog posts are published, attempting to get to … Continue reading

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BlackBerry murders: Ongoing Venezuela violence stifles citizens and imagination (video)

As we sat down for dinner, the news played loudly on the radio in the next room. Only half listening as I poured a glass of water, my wife asked in a somewhat shocked-yet-numbed tone, “Did you hear that?!”

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Venezuela Now #2 comedy news report on the way; writers and designers wanted #VzNow

The idea behind the show is to present pressing issues in Venezuela’s democracy in a new light–in English–and to reach an international audience. The stories presented in the program are well known here in Venezuela, while hardly understood across borders … Continue reading

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New Venezuela comedy news show now online

The VENEZUELA NOW News Report with Roberto Silvers is now LIVE on YouTube! THE DAILY SHOW of Venezuela, the VENEZUELA NOW News Report is a new comedy news show on politics and democracy in Venezuela. In the show, Roberto Silvers … Continue reading

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VENEZUELA NOW News Report #1 w/ Roberto Silvers

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VENEZUELA AHORA Noticias #1 con Roberto Silvers

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