February 21, 2014

The Assault That Sparked Venezuela Uprising

Emiliana Duarte, The New Republic

The Associated Press

No place in Venezuela has been hit harder by the recent violence than San Cristóbal, the city of 650,000 up in the Andes where the current bout of protests started 18 days ago.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Venezuela

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

February 20, 2014
Kabul to Kiev, World Needs U.S. Leadership
Seth Mandel, Commentary
The shift away from wars that are winding down anyway is natural, but the focus on Ukraine should be more than a space-filler or the crisis flavor of the week. Indeed, as the right debates the future of conservative foreign... more ››
February 20, 2014
Why Venezuela's Revolution Will Be Tweeted
Uri Friedman, The Atlantic
In a country with one of the highest Twitter adoption rates in the world, and at a time when independent Venezuelan news outlets have been muffled, the social network has become a critical forum for political activism. more ››
February 20, 2014
Venezuela Erupts in Violence
William Dobson, Slate
Hugo Chavez may have spewed hate, but he always kept a lid on repression. That may be over now. more ››
February 21, 2014
The Left's Venezuelan Blind Spot
James Bloodworth, The Independent
Unfortunately, supporters of the Chavez/Maduro government appear to be marooned in 2002, when a right-wing coup temporarily overthrew the then president Hugo Chavez. They are still of the belief that the media in Venezuela is... more ››
February 21, 2014
Chavez's Deadly Endgame in Venezuela
Megan McArdle, Bloomberg
It seems to me that this was always the inevitable end game to the disastrous policies of the late President Hugo Chavez. Diverting funds from capital investment into the nation's oil fields was politically popular. But it was... more ››