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Chavismo Won't Go Quietly in Venezuela, Not So Abroad

Marco Vicenzino | Posted 12.10.2016 | World
Marco Vicenzino

As Venezuela's political opposition celebrates its first electoral victory in 17 years by gaining control of the national legislature, uncertainty still bedevils the country's political landscape. Once the euphoria of victory subsides, a new phase of escalating confrontation will ensue between President Nicolás Maduro and the new opposition-led congress.

Venezuelan Elections: An Emboldened Opposition Challenges One of Latin America's Most Skilled Politicians

Federico Barriga | Posted 11.17.2012 | World
Federico Barriga

The man who has dominated Venezuela's politics for over a decade -- and has often expressed his will to rule for at least one more -- is suffering from voter fatigue and an uncertain health outlook after being diagnosed with cancer in mid-2011.