From Venezuela. Blogger-Journalist-New Media Evangelist. Interested in Conflicts and Political studies. Now, I'm working with NGO's and social communities to join them on the Internet. My web (es) is called Peace Journalism. My new project is Gentedeapie.com
Latest posts by Luis Carlos Diaz
19 April 2017
"Two years ago..there wasn't yet talk of people searching for food in the trash. Now, they not only look for it, but fight over it."
31 March 2017
"The #156 sentence of the Supreme Court of Justice sentence is not a coup, it’s a formal declaration of a coup that’s been in progress for four years."
20 February 2017
CNN broadcasts will now be freely available in Venezuela on YouTube — but what does it matter in the country with one of the slowest Internet connections in the region?
6 June 2016
20 August 2015
Violence in Venezuela has shown no mercy. Not even with law officers, who protested in Caracas despite prohibition from authorities and silence from the media.
1 December 2014
15 April 2013
Candidate Nicolás Maduro, designated by Hugo Chávez as his successor, won the elections of April 14, 2013, with 50.66% of the votes. Only 230 thousand votes separated him from his...
5 March 2013
This evening, vice-president Nicolás Maduro announced the death of the president of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez Frías. Twitter users reacted immediately to Maduro's announcement.
29 February 2012
Onechot was wounded by a bullet to the head. The Venezuelan reggae singer sang of the violence in the city of Caracas as being completely crazy. In 2011 there were...
2 May 2010
7 Honduran journalists have been murdered in the past 40 days, which continues the concerns about the state of freedom of expression in the country. Many of the journalists have...
3 August 2009
The Venezuelan Attorney General presented a bill that would "regulate" freedom of expression and prosecute individuals in the media who are causing a panic or disturbing the peace.
23 November 2008
Today Venezuela is taking part in elections for mayors and governors., which will paint the political map between States and Municipalities aligned with President Hugo Chávez or not. Venezuelan bloggers...
1 November 2008
After three years in the making, the government of Venezuela placed the Simón Bolivar satellite into orbit, which will be used for telecommunications projects for the country and for Latin...
23 September 2008
Armed military soldiers searched for José Miguel Vivancos, spokesperson for the international NGO Human Rights Watch, and expelled him from Venezuela hours after releasing the report at a press conference,...
21 June 2008
In 2007, when President Hugo Chávez announced that he was going to begin the “5 engines for the construction of socialism in Venezuela,” he did not know that one year...
2 May 2008
More than 13 states and the most important cities of Venezuela were affected by a power outage last Tuesday, leaving many without electricity for several hours. The subway system of...
8 March 2008
After a very tense week between three South American countries, presidents from the entire region met in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The original agenda was scrapped in order to address...
23 January 2008
Venezuela faced plenty of controversies in 2007, with some of its principal political actors finding ways to stick their foots in their mouths. Blogger More Baker looks back and picks...
14 November 2007
1 November 2007
Venezuelan bloggers and other users of social networking software gathered in a remote location far from the capital for the 2nd annual Blogstock, not to hear lectures regarding the state...