Roughly a year ago in Nicaragua a document surfaced, entitled "Revolutionary Brotherhood -- 21st Century Socialism." This document is purported to have been authored by the FSLN following a meeting with Hugo Chavez.
We need to prevent Venezuela from upsetting the balance of the Latin American nuclear weapon free zone and punching yet another hole in an already weather-beaten global nonproliferation framework.
Washington should continue to support President Lobo's attempt to bring the country out of the crisis, the Obama Administration should insist that whatever action taken remain within the bounds of Honduras's constitution.
Venezuelan Election Not All That Surprising nor Game-Changing Yesterday's election for 165 representatives in the National Assembly is significant bu...
Sunday's National Assembly elections show that green shoots of democracy are emerging, but they must be nurtured. The next two years will be pivotal, not just for Venezuelans, but for democracies all over the world.
Not only is the future of Venezuela decided in its ballot boxes, but also our future. Thus, the results of the election were felt immediately all around us, even though the official media did not reflect the thrill that ran through the Island, from one end to end.
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa was rescued last night from the Police Hospital in Quito after being held for over twelve hours by several hundred officers from the national police force.
The stunning results of Sunday's National Assembly Elections in Venezuela shined a light on a country that has subtly shifted under Hugo. Chavez's feet. He now has some difficult choices to make.
With Sunday's election results, it is clear that President Hugo Chavez has been dealt a significant blow by the people of Venezuela.
Media controlled. Judiciary intimidated. Dissent stymied. All that is left to challenge Chavez is an independent legislature.
When you are reading the New York Times or listening to NPR on Venezuela, you are getting Fox News. If you want something more balanced, you will have to look for it on the Internet.
Hemisphere watchers, take note. Those seeking to divine the future of hemispheric relations should keep three upcoming dates firmly in mind: September 26, October 3, and November 2.
Barrio Adentro Clinic in Venezuela -- Image taken from: http://paulagiraud.blogspot.com/ "You must turn in your passport!" So they told him on arriv...
Washington, it now appears, may not even want to maintain ambassadorial relations with Venezuela. This could be a turn toward the worse for the U.S.'s already rocky relationship with its third largest oil supplier.
Please allow me to introduce myself, as the song goes. You can call me Lucifer, Satan, Beelzebub -- whatever. I've got a proposition for you. No, I d...
Since 1986, over 2800 unionists have been assassinated in Colombia. The clear and ever-present danger to organized labor in Colombia is the most salient and undeniable fact about the U.S.' favorite nation in the region.