Venezuela

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. 

February 5, 2019
Gabriel Hetland

Venezuela is in crisis, and Trump’s saber-rattling is making things worse. Our response should be guided by three principles: non-interventionism, self-determination, and solidarity with the oppressed.

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?

 

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