The decline of living conditions in Venezuela is the perfect environment for our old cultural trait to thrive: our “viveza criolla,” the absolute individualistic mindset of surviving without minding anyone else’s rights
For many Venezuelans, and particularly for natives of Zulia State, there’s a board game that's pushing all the right buttons of quality and nostalgia
Zulia state’s capital went from practically disconnected by blackouts and energy rationing to the crown jewel of Venezuela’s internet
Trump’s Democrat successor took office last week. Carlos Romero reviews U.S.-Venezuela relations before we evaluate the present situation
Almost one year after the start of the pandemic, Venezuela reports remarkably lower figures than its neighbours, but that’s due to the government’s unwillingness to scale up diagnosis
Maduro’s dictatorship started 2021 with an increased persecution of independent journalists and the criminalization of humanitarian aid workers and human rights activists. The reasons answer to its strategic reality, part of the script for all autocracies
In Once Upon a Time in Venezuela, Venezuelan filmmaker Anabel Rodríguez Ríos shows the lives of the people affected by the gradual disappearance of Congo Mirador, a water town in Zulia state
New tactics and coordinated actions are the battle cry of a renewed offensive against free media in Venezuela
The Temporary Protection Status, promised in the election campaign by Joe Biden, could be very good news for many Venezuelans living in the U.S. without visas, green cards or American citizenship. What should we expect?
CineMestizo, developed by two Venezuelans living abroad, hopes to offer the most complete catalog of home-grown cinema, rescuing the country's film archive from oblivion
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