The OFAC sanctions produced another case of overcompliance when American baseball cut its ties with the Venezuelan league. This is the story of how I learned to stop worrying about MLB and love the game.
Cash dollars made possible an illusion of recovery in the capital of the world’s worst-performing economy. Here’s how things looked in the Sambil mall
With the vibe of “things improving in Caracas” comes a lot of chaos in a society that dollarized its trade based on trust, which is frankly a mess.
Spontaneous dollarization seems to have taken over Venezuela. Even Maduro admitted it represents an “oxygen valve.” Two experts describe the different sources of cash dollars.
Layoffs due to political persecution, mass resignation and retirement, terrible working conditions. The human dimension of this industry helps us understand why oil production has plummeted.
The Maduro regime let the official dollar be and allowed prices to go up, in exchange for reduced shortages. Caracas is now repeating a pattern that we’d seen in Maracaibo already: shelves are full again, but few can afford the products.
In Venezuela, women’s natural condition becomes a silent healthcare problem and an attack on their dignity and human rights.
The National Assembly has both an opportunity and a need to bring back transparency and efficiency, starting with managing the nation’s assets they are protecting abroad.
It’s been two years and the ANC hasn’t written a new Constitution. It’s there for other reasons and it’s Diosdado Cabello’s turf. We can expect a lot more activity on that front in the coming days.
Chavismo surrenders to the Cuban blockade narrative, the opposition tries to sell it as a way to pressure the regime and the population is scared. What’s this new Executive Order, really?
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