27 Jan 2016

The end of Chavismo?


The editors of Latitudes would like to invite academics and general public to the following event organised by the Australian-Venezuelan Solidarity Network:

The end of Chavismo?
A discussion on the recent electoral defeat
and the future of Venezuela's revolution

Saturday, February 6, 3 PM - 6 PM
Hut 47 (Latin American Hut), Addison Road Community Centre
142 Addison Road, Marrickville, NSW

On December 6, Venezuela's right-wing opposition won control of the national parliament and dealt the Bolivarian revolution its first major electoral defeat since Hugo Chavez was elected in 1998. What does the election result mean for Venezuela and the rest of Latin America?

Invited speakers include:
- Luis Fernando Angosto-Ferrández: Author of recently released "Venezuela reframed Bolivarianism, indigenous peoples and socialisms of the twenty-first century”.
- Federico Fuentes: Co-author of "Latin America's Turbulent Transitions: The future of twenty-first century socialism”.
- Roberto Jorquera: Australia Venezuela Solidarity Network.
- Nelson Davila: Venezuelan ambassador.