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The Marriage Between Venezuela and 'Chavismo' Failed

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.21.2015 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The people, the same people that the president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) invoked from the platform to justify his misdeeds, has said no to 21st-century socialism and the national project promoted by the ruling party.

The Venezuelan Dialogue From a Cuban Point of View

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.14.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The dialogue between the Venezuelan opposition and Nicolas Maduro is in full swing. Its critics are many, its most visible loser: the Cuban government.

Venezuela, With Eyes Wide Open

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics
Yoani Sanchez

Taken over by Cuban intelligence, monitored from the Plaza of the Revolution in Havana, and ruled by a man who incites violence against those who are different, this South American nation now finds itself facing the most important dilemma of its contemporary history.

Three Elections, One Country: Update, After the First Election

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.09.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Fifty-four percent of Venezuelans have ratified Hugo Chavez as leader of their country, and Raul's regime has some breathing room. But the great polarization in Simon Bolivar's fatherland will make it more difficult to publicly sustain the maintenance of Cuba.

Believers and Non-Believers, Sympathizers and Non-Sympathizers

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

May Day once again will be hijacked. The day will end without demands being made of this boss named "the State" to raise salaries, lower the cost of living, or improve working conditions. Instead, every individual who marches will be taken as a faithful "believer" in the Party.

Facing Che's Image, In The Shadow of Marti, a Concert is More Than a Concert

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Yoani Sanchez

On the September 20th, the Colombian singer Juanes will try to put a human face on an architectural ensemble where no one is going to go and sit placidly.