Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Venezuela http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Mercosur; Venezuela: Venezuela Joins Trade Bloc http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403272_text Foreign trade and international finance - On July 4, 2006, Venezuela signed the adhesion protocol to Mercosur, which established a four-year term for full incorporation into the economic bloc. (Mercosul, Venezuela Consolida Participaandccedil;andatilde;o, VEJA ON-LINE (July 5, 2006).) Six years... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403272_text Global Legal Monitor: Venezuela: New Law Bans Some Internet Content http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402444_text Communications - On July 4, 2006, Venezuela signed the adhesion protocol to Mercosur, which established a four-year term for full incorporation into the economic bloc. (Mercosul, Venezuela Consolida Participaandccedil;andatilde;o, VEJA ON-LINE (July 5, 2006).) Six years On December 20, 2010, after less than a week of consideration and with the support of the ruling party, Venezuela's National Assembly adopted the Law on the Social Responsibility of Radio, Television, and Electronic Media (Ley... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 30 Dec 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402444_text Global Legal Monitor: Venezuela: Twitter Users Arrested on Charges of Spreading Rumors http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402106_text Freedom of speech - On July 4, 2006, Venezuela signed the adhesion protocol to Mercosur, which established a four-year term for full incorporation into the economic bloc. (Mercosul, Venezuela Consolida Participaandccedil;andatilde;o, VEJA ON-LINE (July 5, 2006).) Six years On December 20, 2010, after less than a week of consideration and with the support of the ruling party, Venezuela's National Assembly adopted the Law on the Social Responsibility of Radio, Television, and Electronic Media (Ley Two individuals charged with "the dissemination over the social network Twitter of false rumors for the purpose of destabilizing the national banking system...and causing runs on banks," were arrested on July 8, 2010, in Ciudad Bolivar,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 14 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402106_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations; Venezuela: Alarm over Purported Draft Media Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401503_text Freedom of information - On July 4, 2006, Venezuela signed the adhesion protocol to Mercosur, which established a four-year term for full incorporation into the economic bloc. (Mercosul, Venezuela Consolida Participaandccedil;andatilde;o, VEJA ON-LINE (July 5, 2006).) Six years On December 20, 2010, after less than a week of consideration and with the support of the ruling party, Venezuela's National Assembly adopted the Law on the Social Responsibility of Radio, Television, and Electronic Media (Ley Two individuals charged with "the dissemination over the social network Twitter of false rumors for the purpose of destabilizing the national banking system...and causing runs on banks," were arrested on July 8, 2010, in Ciudad Bolivar, On August 10, 2009, Frank La Rue, who has served since August 2008 as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, expressed concern about... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 18 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401503_text Global Legal Monitor: Venezuela: Consolidation of Administrative Powers in Executive Branch http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401454_text Executive power - On July 4, 2006, Venezuela signed the adhesion protocol to Mercosur, which established a four-year term for full incorporation into the economic bloc. (Mercosul, Venezuela Consolida Participaandccedil;andatilde;o, VEJA ON-LINE (July 5, 2006).) Six years On December 20, 2010, after less than a week of consideration and with the support of the ruling party, Venezuela's National Assembly adopted the Law on the Social Responsibility of Radio, Television, and Electronic Media (Ley Two individuals charged with "the dissemination over the social network Twitter of false rumors for the purpose of destabilizing the national banking system...and causing runs on banks," were arrested on July 8, 2010, in Ciudad Bolivar, On August 10, 2009, Frank La Rue, who has served since August 2008 as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, expressed concern about A new law issued on March 17, 2009, amends Venezuela's Organic Law on the Decentralization, Delimitation, and Transference of Competencies of the Public Power that was published on August 14, 2003. The amendments allow the transference... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401454_text Global Legal Monitor: Venezuela: Congress Approves Constitutional Reforms Proposed by the President http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540133_text Constitution - On July 4, 2006, Venezuela signed the adhesion protocol to Mercosur, which established a four-year term for full incorporation into the economic bloc. (Mercosul, Venezuela Consolida Participaandccedil;andatilde;o, VEJA ON-LINE (July 5, 2006).) Six years On December 20, 2010, after less than a week of consideration and with the support of the ruling party, Venezuela's National Assembly adopted the Law on the Social Responsibility of Radio, Television, and Electronic Media (Ley Two individuals charged with "the dissemination over the social network Twitter of false rumors for the purpose of destabilizing the national banking system...and causing runs on banks," were arrested on July 8, 2010, in Ciudad Bolivar, On August 10, 2009, Frank La Rue, who has served since August 2008 as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, expressed concern about A new law issued on March 17, 2009, amends Venezuela's Organic Law on the Decentralization, Delimitation, and Transference of Competencies of the Public Power that was published on August 14, 2003. The amendments allow the transference On October 23, 2007, the National Assembly of Venezuela approved an increase in powers for the president of the republic as part of a constitutional reform in progress. Among the new presidential powers included... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540133_text