We usually talk about harassment and censorship, but there’s another threat we don’t mention often: the problems the media has to face to support itself, in Venezuela and the rest of the world
Are things better in Caracas? New business has sprouted, traffic jams are back, people are getting ready for Christmas, and no one talks about politics. Here’s a stab at understanding what’s going on.
Stung by fresh U.S. sanctions, Maduro decided to strike back against Guaidó. But how? The best he could come up with is making it hard for Guaidó to use money he’s rendered worthless, and property he’s rendered meaningless.
We interviewed Juan Requesens a few days before he was snatched from home by the government's intelligence police. There's still no information of the young legislator's whereabouts.
You know that if-I-had-only-just-shut-up feeling you get when you’ve been complaining about something that gets just unbelievably worse? Well, just enjoy this December 10, 2016 Christmas post by Raúl Stolk.
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