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Venezuela Politics

Venezuelans Are Marching To Demand President Nicolás Maduro Leaves Power

HuffPost Mexico | Sara Elkamel | Posted 09.01.2016 | World

This piece was written for the launch of HuffPost Mexico on Sept. 1. To read this article in Spanish from HuffPost Mexico, click here. Hundreds of tho...

U.S. Has No Standing to Counsel Venezuela About Democracy

Dan Kovalik | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

The U.S. which has its own, profound democracy deficit, is working with reactionary forces in Venezuela to force it back to the bad old days when the poor and racial minorities lived under the thumb of Venezuela's rich oligarchy.

Venezuela Arrests 100 'Bourgeois' Businessmen

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CARACAS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday that authorities had arrested more than 100 "bourgeois" businessmen...

Are Maduro's Days Numbered After the Election?

Kate Parker | Posted 06.17.2013 | World
Kate Parker

Why was the margin of victory so slim and what does this tell us about Maduro's chances of hanging on to power once the memory of Chávez fades?

WATCH: The Show That Keeps Venezuelans Laughing

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.04.2013 | Latino Voices

Venezuela may well have the hemisphere’s most contentious politics, but this show keeps them laughing. The Miami Herald published a report on “...

Venezuela: Bolivarian Revolution on the Line in Crucial Election

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 12.03.2012 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

My guess is that Hugo Chávez will ultimately prevail in his nation's presidential election, but it's still anyone's guess as to what might happen. If the race is close, Venezuela could descend into political destabilization or even chaos, which is surely a worrying prospect.

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...