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In Maduro Era, Ramírez Sidelined With Other Former Chávez Grandees

Kevin A. Lees | Posted 11.04.2014 | World
Kevin A. Lees

After zigging toward liberalization, by suggesting a reduction in the gasoline subsidy or letting the bolívar devalue, and zagging back away, the only continuity is that Maduro is gradually displacing the original chavista high guard.

Opposition In Venezuela Takes To The Street

Posted 02.13.2014 | Latino Voices

Venezuela's opposition took to the streets on Wednesday to protest corruption and crime, according to Reuters. The protests, pushed by a campaign from...

Caracas Cables: "Loco Chávez Time," Chinese Ambassador in Venezuela & "Fascist Military Elements"

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 11.08.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Underscoring the highly sensitive political environment in Venezuela, U.S. diplomats alerted Washington in 2008 to an odd incident which had occurred at the Caracas airport.

Caracas Cables: Drug Trafficking Venezuelan Airline? Senator Dodd's Meeting With Chávez; Wild West Border Region

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 11.07.2011 | Latino Voices
Nikolas Kozloff

It's a bit difficult to stay on top of all the U.S. diplomatic correspondence between various American embassies in Latin America. In an effort to stay afloat, I decided to sift through many of these Wikileak cables, taking note of intriguing, incendiary or just plain odd documents.