The Economist’s Democracy Index ranked Venezuela in position 143, out of 167, while Freedom House gave us 14 points (on a 0 to 100 scale). The pandemic (plus Maduro) took us farther from our dream
Brookings insists that the Venezuelan mass migration crisis receives ten times less funding from the international community than Syria’s, despite their comparable magnitude
Maduro can try to resurrect an old claim to distract Venezuelans, but what’s the geographical reason to want the Esequibo? How would we benefit from it?
As populist parties usually do, chavismo has always resorted to victimization as casus belli behind collective vengeance. Now the sanctions are at the center of a patriotic resistance story
While Chile deported more than a hundred Venezuelans, and other countries reinforced their borders, Colombia provides its brand of Temporary Protection Status to Venezuelan migrants, similar to the one promised by Joe Biden
Juan Guaidó’s project for democracy keeps facing dire hurdles; one of them is the secrecy around certain events which have undone so much of the goodwill it has struggled to get
Negotiations about sanctions and measures to improve things in Venezuela are very likely this year. Here’s a take on how (and where) the sanctions could be modified
The Russian politician, who survived a poisoning attempt last summer, has just returned to Russia, knowingly facing imminent imprisonment. He can be seen from afar as some kind of Guaidó, but his path and methods are different
The way a former Chávez minister came to be a critic of Maduro and a Trump supporter shows how a certain way of thinking makes you prone to conspiracy theories and political cults
I was at Capitol Hill when the attack started. What I heard and saw reminded me of the worst moments of losing my democracy
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