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Stories about Venezuela
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
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
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.
29 October 2016
25 October 2016
21 October 2016
3 October 2016
A video intended to make the Venezuelan military reflect on the impact of their increasing power in Venezuela has landed its producers in jail.
8 September 2016
Lawyer and journalist Braulio Jatar was arrested and accused of money laundering, but netizens and journalists believe his reporting on protests against president Nicolas Maduro was the real reason.
5 September 2016
2 September 2016
An opposition demonstration on September 1 has exposed major tensions between the Venezuelan government and its critics. Local independent and citizen media are watching the story closely.
19 August 2016
"Here there are those who take the harm from the depths of his being, here there are those who suck away the evil spirits."
2 July 2016
"I hope the Guyana Government knows that this can affect Guyana in a positive or negative way depending on how it is handled."
23 June 2016
When Diana D'Agostino disparaged the women supporting the government, calling them “poorly dressed, dirty, or walking around without makeup,” she doesn't seem to have anticipated the public's response.