In 2005, Venezuela's campesinos benefitted from a break up of big estates. How are they faring today? READ MORE
All sides in Venezuela say the country badly needs to grow more food. Can farming communes provide the answer? READ MORE
Suramericana de Soplados is just one of Venezuela's occupied factories that is resisting the economic war in Venezuela.
In Venezuela, organized communities are building their own homes with financial support from the government. The Kaikashi Pioneer Camp in Caracas is an example of self-governance and communal power.
Popular power and community organizations play a fundamental role in decision-making in Venezuela. Since former President Hugo Chavez signed a law in 2006 empowering people to form neighborhood-based elected councils, communities have been able to make decisions affecting their lives in a variety of areas, from infrastructure to transportation. READ MORE
The Afro-Venezuelan community is an important part of the new Congreso de la Patria.
Women have played an important role in the course of the Bolivarian revolution. Now the overriding concern is the difficulty in getting hold of key items of food. And on the ground, it is again women like Milagros who are leading the search for solutions. Correspondent Iain Bruce spent some time with a group of working-class feminists, in the eastern state of Anzoategui, to see how they are coping with the shortages. READ MORE
Venezuela's media has previously been dominated by private, opposition-oriented media outlets. Now there’s been a push towards the democratization of communication, widening the scope of debate beyond that offered by for-profit private media. READ MORE