Venezuela

May 31, 2019
Patrick Leet

Since the Venezuelan opposition again failed to oust Maduro, extreme elements in Caracas and Washington are increasingly agitating for U.S. military intervention.

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

May 14, 2019
Zophia Edwards and Timothy M. Gill

Trinidad and Tobago used to be as dependent on oil as Venezuela. So why hasn’t its economy suffered similar levels of crisis since oil prices began to decline?

April 22, 2019
Luis Angosto-Ferrández

Beyond the recent border conflicts over national sovereignty and foreign aid, mineral extraction in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela is sowing violence against Indigenous peoples.

April 4, 2019
Dimitris Pantoulas

Un acuerdo para repartir el poder entre la oposición y el oficialismo pudiese contribuir a una solución pacífica dentro de la aguda crisis económica y política venezolana.

March 29, 2019
Donald Kingsbury

Canada’s image as a moderate force seeking multilateral dialogue on the situation in Venezuela is little more than rhetoric veiling Ottawa’s increasingly interventionist role in Latin America. 

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.

February 20, 2019
Rebecca Hanson y Francisco Sánchez

Hace unos años muchos de los barrios obreros de Caracas eran en gran parte fervientes partidarios del chavismo. Hoy en día están divididos aunque no confían en la oposición tampoco.

February 13, 2019
Rebecca Hanson and Francisco Sánchez

Just a few years ago, the vast majority of working-class barrios in Caracas were ardent supporters of Chavismo. Today, they are split—but they don’t trust the opposition either.

February 8, 2019
Steve Ellner

Trump’s unwavering backing of Juan Guaidó’s shadow government in Venezuela attaches a “made in the U.S.A.” label to all those positioned to govern should Maduro fall. This could scuttle the opposition's chances of maintaining longstanding support among the majority of Venezuelans. 

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