Articles by: Elisabeth Jay Friedman
Venezuela analyst Steve Ellner in his new book unties the knots of Venezuelan history providing the reader a better understanding of the present. The book offers a penetrating examination of chavismo’s stages, internal currents, and strategies, as well as Chávez’s foreign policy.
Many are speculating about the true colors of Latin America’s much-heralded “pink tide.” Just how close to socialist “red” are the region’s new left-leaning governments? This Report approaches the question from a different angle: Do the new governments promote the rights of women and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, who are often associated with the color pink?