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Your Best Shot at Understanding Venezuela. Here's Our 2023 Editor's Pick.

In Caracas Chronicles, following a trimester of tiring work and surprising totally-unexpected news, we decided to choose ten pieces written throughout the year that explain Venezuela in 2023 and give us cues for the troublesome 2024.

María Corina’s Adventures in Inhabilitación-Land

The same night Alex Saab was released, the Political-Administrative Chamber of the Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) agreed to notify the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic so that within a period of three continuous days counted from its notification it could proceed to share information on María Corina Machado’s ban from running for office.

At Christmas, the website of the Political-Administrative Chamber revealed that the TSJ received an administrative file on the ban. It must rule on the admission of appeals and precautionary protection requested by Machado. Is Alex Saab, and apparently more, being exchanged for a lift on María Corina’s ban? We are diving into murky waters!

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