On November 1823, the last Spanish force remaining in the former colony surrendered after resisting for more than two years at the Puerto Cabello castle. But this date is not celebrated officially. Why?
Partially defeated by a hostile Reagan administration, the Contadora Group was a stepping stone to successful negotiations that followed. Now that intra-regional diplomacy might be back, we recollect a milestone where Venezuela played a leading role
A group of academics launched a digital platform to recover historical documents, and a first project on slavery archives
After Tiempos de dictadura and CAP: 2 intentos, Carlos Oteyza premiered the new documentary Rómulo resiste, about the challenges, achievements and conflicts of the first term of Venezuelan democracy
On the third day of June, 1595, one of the most amazing episodes of early Venezuelan History took place. An old Spaniard charged almost alone against English pirates, giving birth to a legend of useless heroism.
On March 26th, 207 years ago, an earthquake devastated Caracas and other cities in that young Venezuela that was trying to be a republic. The event was decisive to the collapse of the revolutionary regime.
The October Revolution: First, a coup. Then, a Revolutionary Government Junta to rule the country, headed by Rómulo Betancourt. In their decrees, they vowed to do it right.
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