Now that a part of the opposition is attempting a doomed to fail recall referendum to remove Maduro from the presidency, we look at the history of how chavismo weaponized a tool they included in the Constitution that was supposed to expand democratic rights
We're dropping a new series about the most relevant Venezuelan political parties in 2022. In 2002, Primero Justicia symbolized the renovation of Venezuelan politics. Two decades later, and under the harassment of chavismo, it looks more like the political parties of old. What happened?
This is an extract of our end-of-the-year political risk report. The state of the revolution seems strong in 2022, but chavismo will have to contain some of its inner demons to work on itself
Its original promise proved unfeasible long ago, but the alternative political body created in 2019 still stands. Here’s a timeline, from its enthusiastic origins to its murky present
Twitter moved against accounts that were part of an organized misinformation campaign. But it won’t be enough
The Electoral and Constitutional Chambers contradicted their own jurisprudence in order to strip the opposition of a victory in Hugo Chávez’s home state
It's a Pueblo People Christmas Special, yippee ki-yay MMGV
Just like every Monday, here's an extract of our Political Risk Report. This week, however, we had to infuse it with an extra oomph just to keep up with everything that happened during the weekend
We are publishing this piece as per Felipe Pérez Martí's right of reply to “From Chavismo to Trumpism: the Felipe Pérez Martí Case,” by Clifton Ross, published in January
Social media was at the center of Venezuelan regional elections, but instead of a conversation it was a bit of a mess
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