Below is the second part of British media watchdog, Media Lens' report on how much of the British mainstream media have been united in depicting Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez as an extreme, absurd and threatening figure.
Last week venezuelanalysis.com journalist Michael Fox attended a meeting where representatives from all of Venezuela's 100,000+ cooperatives gathered in Caracas to launch a new coordinating body for the country's cooperative movement.
Members of the CENCOOP Commission on Institutional Relations debate next steps. Credit: Silvia Leindecker
Brazilian economist Luciano Wexell Severo has recently published a detailed overview of Venezuela´s economic performance under President Hugo Chavez. This article was originally published in Spanish by the news and analysis website 'Rebelion' on 12 March 2006. The English translation was provided by Julio Huato for MR Zine.
Following Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez´s recent private visit to Britain, British media watchdog, Media Lens, release a media alert arguing that the mainstream media in Britain have been united in depicting
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez as an extreme, absurd and threatening
The BBC Worldservice programme Africa, Have Your Say will be hosting a debate today live from Caracas, Venezuela. The questions they will ask panel members, which includes Samuel Moncada, the Venezuelan minister for higher education, is whether Africa should look to the recent changes occuring in Latin American countries such as Venezuela and Bolivia as a model to follow.
British media watchdog, Media Lens, criticise a recent article by David Usborne entitled 'The Big Question: Should we be worried by the rise of the populist left in South America?'. Usborne's article appeared in the British newspaper 'The Independent' last week.