Venezuela

Introduction Venezuela has plunged into a severe crisis. The country is subject to human rights violations. Besides, its economy is going down and the Venezuelian people do not trust its political leader. Indeed, Nicolas Maduro is accountable for this dramatic ...

Intelligence agents arrested on Thursday 21 March at dawn the chief of staff of the Venezuelan opposition Juan Guaido, the self-proclaimed interim president. The latter denounced a “vile” and “crude” manoeuvre and warned that he would not be intimidated. Roberto ...

The Roots of the Past In recent years, the world set sight on a state that is in a tremendous failure even though it had not been ever imagined as it had amused by everlasting wealth. The situation gets overwhelming ...

Brazil is getting involved in the Venezuelan crisis. Nicolás Maduro’s days as president of Venezuela appear to be numbered. The country is hurtling towards rock bottom, with the International Monetary Fund projecting its inflation rate could reach an almost unreal 10,000,000 ...

Venezuela is currently submerged in one of the biggest economic crisis ever seen. With a projected hyperinflation of 1.000.000% this year alone, there is no food or drugs and not much available gas. What is worse, even if the country ...

This week’s edition of Explaining Brazil will discuss a highly charged issue that transcends our borders: the Venezuela crisis. Approximately 70,000 Venezuelans had crossed into Brazil by February this year, amid rumors that Brazil might close its border (something that the government has vehemently denied). Boa ...

Venezuela has been in a state of chaos for most of the twenty-first century, having been ruled by socialist despot Hugo Chávez since 1999, who policies have resulted in intense inflation, widespread poverty, food shortages, and crime. Following a fourteen-year ...

The latest elections and polls led the world to believe that the depleted and drifting leftist governments of the region were about to disappear. However, there is a widespread sense of division and confusion in South American societies that will ...

 Mr. Trump and Hugo Chavez are “strikingly similar”. A fashionable statement these days. Yet this comparison rather shows how some may have forgotten about who Hugo Chavez was, his ideals and his rise to power. It’s common these days to come across ...

A Narco-State, by definition, is an area or government that is involved in drug trafficking directly or indirectly. It varies from having a figure as important as the head of state being the leader of a drug cartel to simply having ...