Category: Venezuela

How to build conditions for transition in Venezuela

     

  President Joe Biden and his advisors should build a framework of incentives designed to nudge a political transition in Venezuela, argues Jorge Jraissati, the president of the Venezuelan Alliance…. Read more »

‘More mice than Mussolinis’: Year of elections to test Latin America’s democracies

     

  When Ecuadoreans choose a new president and legislature on February 7th, they will begin a busy political year across Latin America. Chile, Haiti, Honduras, Peru and Nicaragua are due… Read more »

‘Future Nostalgia’: Latin America’s democracies in 2021

     

Citizens of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela have suffered for too long under the despotic rule of Castrismo, Orteguismo and Chavismo-Madurismo, says Miriam Kornblith (right), the Senior Director for Latin America and the Caribbean… Read more »

Venezuela’s opposition needs ‘to rethink alternatives’ after election charade

     

This week, Venezuelans are being asked to go to the polls not once but twice, in two bizarrely conflicting electoral events. On Monday, December 7, the government of embattled president Nicolas Maduro… Read more »

Consolidating dictatorship: Venezuela’s sham election

     

\ Venezuela’s parliamentary elections, scheduled for 6 December, will renew its National Assembly for a five-year term. But since 2015, the regime has become less evenhanded when it comes to… Read more »

‘Multitasking’ Maduro tightens hold on Venezuela as coronavirus surges

     

The Venezuelan opposition hoped that 2020 could bring new momentum after several failed pushes to overthrow Nicolás Maduro’s regime. Then came the coronavirus. Analysts say the pandemic has helped suck… Read more »