Governments are showing what they’re made of when facing this pandemic: Maduro's regime intensifies social control using violence and technology.
In extremely polarized nations, such as Venezuela, where reality is the first fatality, COVID-19 provides the opportunity for both Guaidó and Maduro's sides to gain (or completely lose) credibility.
Handling a global pandemic is uncharted territory for every country in the world. In Venezuela, the luxury of a coherent and unified response is just one of many we don’t have.
In today's PRR Highlights: Defections in the Armed Forces, new agreements on the table, and there's little hope of ending the gas shortage.
With the increasing pressure on the Venezuelan regime, it seems that Donald Trump’s rhetoric is more than words. But does he have an actual ethos?
COVID-19 has already ravaged most of the developed world. But as cases in Italy and Spain seem to slow down, cases increase in unprepared economies around Africa and Latin America.
While the COVID-19 pandemic shows what world leaders are truly made of, a symbolic figure sends out the message we all need, whether you’re in Central London or in a Caracas slum.
Social distancing and lockdowns will flatten the contagion curve, but they will also flatten our GDPs. As Venezuelans know very well, broken economies can kill, too.
Starting today, every Saturday we’ll be sharing some of the highlights of our subscribers-only Political Risk Report with all our readers.
Yesterday we reached a million cases, twice as last Friday. It’s hard to imagine that this now global disease was initially restricted to a single food market. But did the virus really originate there?
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