Tag: Miriam Kornblith

Connecting democratic leaders for a hemisphere of freedom

     

  As authoritarian regimes in Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela generate sociopolitical turmoil, economic disruption, and human rights abuses, only a concerted international effort by liberal democracies will establish a “hemisphere… Read more »

Venezuela opposition parties fear election ban

     

United States Treasury sanctions have now brought international scrutiny on Venezuela’s vice-president Tareck El Aissami, reportedly involved in narcotics rackets from Colombia to Mexico, who went from being an unknown… Read more »

What role for the United States in Venezuela?

     

As the economy continues to deteriorate—GDP shrank an estimated 19% last year and inflation hit 800%—there is little argument about the severity of the crisis in Venezuela. With dozens of political… Read more »

Latin America & the Liberal World Order

     

The latest report from NED grantee Global Americans, “Latin America & the Liberal World Order,” tracks the foreign policies of Latin American governments with respect to human rights norms and… Read more »

Back to the Dark Side? Challenges to Democracy in Latin America

     

Until a few years ago, it was the consensus among academics and practitioners that democracy had finally solidified in Latin America and the Caribbean. Most political leaders and citizens alike… Read more »

Venezuela – too late to avoid catastrophe

     

  As markets brace themselves for the negative effects of the decline in oil prices, Venezuela will probably be the first big domino to fall, notes Ricardo Hausmann, the director… Read more »

Latin America: no sympathy for Venezuela’s Chavistas

     

When Venezuela’s head of state arrived in Quito, Ecuador, last week for the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States summit, his pitch was almost unrecognizable. Gone were the encomiums… Read more »