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19 April 2017
13 April 2017
Venezuelan journalists face rising threats amid protests, Russia blocks Zello, and Southeast Asian lawmakers use ‘fake news’ fears to justify censorship.
12 April 2017
Economic crisis and food shortages in Venezuela have sparked a wave of migrants into Brazil, which is now struggling to respond and meet humanitarian needs.
7 April 2017
Multiple web TV channels that had been broadcasting protests in Caracas have been inaccessible since the morning of April 7.
4 March 2017
"Lots of people have found their voices represented in my drawings, and this motivates me to keep speaking for them."
28 February 2017
20 February 2017
CNN broadcasts will now be freely available in Venezuela on YouTube — but what does it matter in the country with one of the slowest Internet connections in the region?
23 January 2017
"Be patient with democracy and struggle relentlessly to free yourself from the shackles of the caricature the populists have drawn of you [...] I know: I’m from Venezuela."
11 January 2017
The "apolitical" position of celebrated musician Gustavo Dudamel is unacceptable for many Venezuelans at this critical time, and has reignited the debate on the connection between the arts and politics.
23 December 2016
22 December 2016
Look to civil society's innovations in 1990s Peru, and activists around the world today could learn some vital lessons in resisting autocracy.
11 December 2016
Few countries were as in thrall to Castro as Venezuela, where many accuse him of enabling the abuses of the socialist government.
Can people in small groups change the stories that are told in the Venezuelan capital? Civil organizations strongly say 'yes'.
23 November 2016
The recent and growing Venezuelan diaspora discusses ideas of country, identity and homesickness while they look back at the country's economic and political crisis.
20 November 2016
For nearly 20 years, Rayma Suprani's political cartoons were a must-see for Venezuela's chattering classes. But the Maduro government didn't like them and forced her into exile.
12 November 2016
"The political gains made under Obama will likely be reversed, as Trump has promised to repeal the accord with Cuba and renegotiate trade treaties which would affect" Latin American nations.
8 November 2016
There are some things linking US presidential candidate Donald Trump and the late Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez. Here they are.