Asdrúbal Baptista, guardian angel of historical data on the Venezuelan economy, died last month at the age of 73. Here's why his work is essential to understanding Venezuela today
On Friday, February 22nd, when the Venezuelan Armed Forces sent a convoy toward the Brazilian border to block the entry of humanitarian aid, indigenous people in the village of Kumarakapay tried to stop them. In response, the Armed Forces opened fire, killing seven. Caracas Chronicles spoke to a UK-based Venezuelan sociologist who has worked in the community for decades.
6D won't set off regime collapse, like in Romania in 1989. It'll set the stage for a delicate, high stakes negotiation, like in Mexico in 1988.
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