At its zenith in the 1960s and 70s, El Nacional was the foremost clearinghouse for our country’s rich, vibrant intellectual life. That was decades ago. The paper that just shut down was very different.
As the world’s largest oil importer, one would think China would bet on keeping Venezuela up and running. Turns out that, either way, they’ll turn a profit.
After the fall of the DDR, Germans sought to turn tragedy into remembrance. Perhaps, when chavismo is over, because it will be, we can take a page from the Germans’ book and adapt the idea to build the Post-Chavista Museum we’ll need so it never happens again.
Gustavo Coronel knows how to take on challenges. In his book Memoria ciudadana, he writes about what life before Chávez was like for men like him and how he knew what the chavista debacle was going to be like, from the start.
In Maduro’s disappointing speech at the United Nations General Assembly his face and body language said more than his words.
Tuesday was the first day of debate of a UN General Assembly session and Venezuela was, to put in mildly, the talk of the town, without even having the floor yet, mainly due the migration crisis that has affected the whole region.
NPR’s Planet Money hosts Sarah Gonzalez and Alisa Escarse interviewed Rubén Galindo, CEO of AirTM, and Mila, who used to save her money on sacks of sugar.
Finding reliable sources about Venezuela can be difficult. Nevertheless, Desafío Tricolor goes a long way to try to preserve and share our culture and history on Wikipedia.
In certain parts of the country, the World Cup has brought melancholy, nostalgia, debate about national identity, amazing cheesecake and old rituals back. #AutogolChron
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