As Venezuela’s pain spreads outward, it becomes a subject for art. Venezuelan-Canadian playwright and performer Joy Ross-Jones brings it to the stage in Montreal from January 24th to the 27th.
Dictatorships are hard but brittle: sometimes you hit them 100 times and never see a crack, then at the 101st blow they split right open. So is Juan Guaidó delivering the 101st blow? Or the 23rd?
Newsflash: The National Assembly was shut down. Years ago. It’s just that the government, in an inspired bit of next-generation authoritarianism, never told us.
Did Raúl Gorrín finance opposition political parties? It’s very likely. Because chavismo made it nearly impossible for politicians to raise money without getting mixed up with regime cronies.
Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported.
Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.Donate