The establishment of a disciplinary tribunal in Chavez’s new socialist party before it even has statutes and structures is a worrying sign for those committed to radical democracy in Venezuela.
West Bengal's left front government has earned yet more embarrassment
for itself after Nandigram by throwing Bangladeshi writer Taslima
Nasreen out of Kolkata.
In a surprise result, it was announced on 3 December that Venezuelan voters have rejected the 69 reforms to the national Constitution proposed by President Hugo Chávez and the National Assembly.