2013: The Dubious Luck of Being Hugo
Hugo Chávez was lucky to rule amid a historic oil boom, lucky to have fractious opponents at home, lucky to have Bush as an imperialist villain, and lucky for having quit while he was ahead.
We’ve been able to hang on for 19 years in one of the craziest media landscapes in the world. Now, the difficulty level was raised abruptly with the global pandemic. We’ve seen different media outlets in Venezuela (and abroad) cutting personnel to avoid closing shop. This is something we’re looking to avoid at all costs, and it seems we will. But your collaboration goes a long way in helping us weather the storm.Donate