March 3, 2014

Venezuela In Worse Shape than You Think

Andres Oppenheimer, Miami Herald

The Associated Press

Inflation may make the country ungovernable.

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February 26, 2014
The Failure of Venezuela's New President
Jens Glüsing, Der Spiegel
He was hand-picked by Hugo Chávez, but Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has lost control of the country's economy. Vast protests have been the result, but the government in Caracas has shown no signs of bending. more ››
February 27, 2014
The Seeds of Violence Planted by Chavez
Grace Jaramillo, Globe & Mail
For more than 10 years, Mr. Chavez sponsored parallel military organizations that did not answer to any regular chain of command – just to him. It is assumed that some of them respond to Mr. Chavez’s successor,... more ››
February 25, 2014
The Tragedy of Venezuela
Moises Naim, The Atlantic
“Even in tragedy, Latin America can’t compete,” a cynical friend told me. He was referring to the fact that the region’s poverty is not as grim as Africa’s, armed conflicts not as threatening as Asia’s, and ... more ››
February 25, 2014
Keep the Peace in Venezuela's Protests
Christian Science Monitor
As in Ukraine, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro is losing the moral high ground as his forces shoot innocent protesters. He must adopt the nonviolent tactics of his political opponents. more ››