Articles by: Alejandro Velasco
Beyond polarized interpretations, revisiting Chavismo’s long origins and many mutations reveals a political project marked more by adaptation and contradiction than by rigid ideological lines.
Read the editor's introduction to our latest issue of the NACLA Report, "Chavismo Revisited," focused on Venezuela in the 20 years since the April 2002 failed coup.
The oil curse and socialism are two frequently touted reasons for Venezuela's current crisis. Each is elegant, convincing, and wrong--dangerously so.
The following remarks were given during the NACLA Report on the Americas relaunch party, held in New York City on May 27, 2016.
NACLA joins Honduran and international human rights groups in demanding the material and intellectual authors behind the May 2 shooting of journalist Felix Molina be investigated and prosecuted.
Check out a preview of the upcoming print issue of NACLA Report on the Americas.
For Maduro, while strengthened momentarily, the challenge will come from confronting not these protests, but the ones that may yet to come when opposition hardliners leave the streets.