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Maria Corina Machado

How to Spot a Zombie Democracy

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 03.17.2015 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

We take the electoral process to be the first symptom of a democracy, but that in and of itself is very far from sufficient. By that measure, Russia is a democracy, as are Iran and Singapore -- and indeed, many of the former Cold War Warsaw Pact regimes.

Obama Gives Cuba a Hemispheric Coup

Mauricio Claver-Carone | Posted 03.13.2015 | World
Mauricio Claver-Carone

The recent political witch-hunt against famed Venezuelan opposition legislator Maria Corina Machado reinforces growing concerns that democratic institutions are under concerted attack in the Western Hemisphere.

The Persecution of María Corina Machado

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 02.15.2015 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

Can you honestly trust that Maria Corina Machado will receive due consideration under the rule of law in this case? And if not, what does that say about the Venezuelan regime?

Congress Claims Venezuelan Lawmaker Lost Immunity

AP | Posted 03.25.2014 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The head of Venezuela's congress says leading opposition politician Maria Corina Machado has lost her seat in the legislat...

The 8 Things You Need To Know About The Venezuelan Protests

The Huffington Post | Ana Benedetti | Posted 02.22.2014 | Latino Voices

1. A lot of Venezuelans are fed-up with their current situation. Venezuela has faced years of food shortages, insecurity and economic crisis. O...

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...

Chavez's Challengers Prepare For Political Battle In Venezuela

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Outmatched time and again at the polls by President Hugo Chavez, Venezuelan's opposition leaders are trying a new strategy...

Eagles Don't Waste Time Hunting Flies Says Chávez

Kelly van der Kwast | Posted 03.19.2012 | World
Kelly van der Kwast

While being booed by her fellow Assembly members, María Corina Machado Parisca describes a Venezuela very different from the one Chávez claims to have created.

Video Captures Attack On Venezuelan Candidate

Posted 11.14.2011 | Latino Voices

A video posted on YouTube this past weekend depicts a frightening attack against Venezuelan opposition candidate, Maria Corina Machado, who is running...