Hugo Chavez

May 23, 2019
Donald V. Kingsbury

Spectacle and internationalization in the battle for control in Venezuela distract from more fundamental issues: the future of constituent power and the unavoidable challenges of seeking energy alternatives

March 25, 2019
Dimitris Pantoulas

To escape the polarized depths of Venezuela’s ongoing political and economic crisis, negotiating a power-sharing agreement between the opposition and Chavistas and transforming the electoral system can contribute to a peaceful solution.

January 30, 2019
Ociel Alí López

A military coup d’état in Venezuela doesn’t seem likely so long as the Armed Forces support Maduro. Meanwhile, U.S. action will likely backfire, and serve only to strengthen those in power.

January 24, 2019
Rebecca Hanson and Tim Gill

Juan Guaidó has declared himself the president of Venezuela. What comes next?

 

April 23, 2018
Alejandro Velasco, Omar Dahi, Sinan Antoon & Laura Weiss

NACLA's editors introduce the latest print issue, The Latin East

October 13, 2017
Giorgio Boccardo, Sebastián Caviedes, and Pablo Contreras Kallens

A critical assessment of the historical and current context of Venezuela’s crisis—what's next for the left in Latin America?

September 21, 2015
Gabriel Hetland

Bernie Sanders is wrong - Hugo Chávez was not a dictator

February 20, 2015
Alejandro Velasco
Beyond binaries and generalizations, vilification and glorification, where do we find Latin America’s “left turn” today?
March 5, 2014

A week before the one-year anniversary of Chávez's death, panelists Mark Weisbrot, Dan Kovalik, Julio Escalona, and James Early discuss the late President Chávez's global political and social legacy.

February 25, 2014
Keane Bhatt

What you're seeing is a portrayal of Venezuela as some kind of a chaotic economic basket case. But when you look at the macroindicators, inequality has been reduced so drastically that it's now the lowest in Latin America.

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