Venezuela


El Chavismo: The Lesson From Venezuela To Other Latin American Countries

Venezuela is about to collapse. The country is deeply divided between those who support the revolution and the opposition that wants to overthrow Nicolas Maduro, who inherited the power from Hugo Chavez, and change the destiny of the country. The profound economic crisis and the shortage of basic goods have […]


Venezuela: Military Intervention Is Not The Answer

After U.S. President Donald Trump told a news conference on Friday that a military option in Venezuela was “certainly something we could pursue,” his own Vice President, Mike Pence, backpedalled immediately, claiming, “The president also remains confident that working with all of our allies across Latin America we can achieve […]


Venezuelan Crisis: From The Bolivarian Revolution To Western Neoliberalism

On March 30, Venezuela’s Supreme Court magistrates, aligned with Socialist President Nicolas Maduro, ruled that it would have to take-over the opposition-led Congress legislative power. The ruling effectively dissolved the elected legislature and signed the tipping point of a political and economic crisis, which has consumed the oil-rich nation since […]


‘Truth Commission’ Means End Of Free Speech For Venezuela

In late July, Venezuela saw the formation of a new political body called the National Constituent Assembly. This was decided through a vote, which is now highly contested as reporting false numbers. President Nicolas Maduro called for the vote which led to the establishment of the staunch pro-government assembly. Critics […]


The Venezuelan Crisis And How To Go About It 

Hyperinflation, astronomical prices, surging infant mortality, and political upheaval: that is the state of affairs in the world’s top oil-rich nation. Venezuela has neither food to feed its population nor critical medical supplies for its desperately ill. Infant mortality has increased by 30% and maternal mortality is up by 65% […]


Trump’s Remarks Turn Attention Towards Venezuelan Crisis

Once again President Trump’s twitter account made headlines all over the world with the following tweet: “Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act out unwisely. Hopefully, Kim Jong Un will find another path!” While recently, the ongoing escalation of tension between the governments […]