After Rodolfo Hernández's successful TikTok strategy to get himself in the final showdown for the Colombian presidency, every Latin American politician has been looking at the platform for a political miracle. Here are some do's and don'ts, with examples
Opposition parties announced that they’ll be participating in the November election, which would be their first participation since 2017. In his first public statement after his arbitrary detention, Freddy Guevara explained that it’s necessary to reach a negotiated solution. CEPAL reported that Venezuela will have negative growth (-4%) in 2021.
The Duque administration has been an ally against the Maduro regime, but it’s also responsible for human rights violations in the current unrest—a tight corner for the Venezuelan democratic movement
The opposition leader leans into a less confrontational stance and launches an effort to lead the pro-negotiation field
While in a lesser scale than the chavista Twitter “tropa,” the hardcore anti-Chávez movement built a political space on social media using techniques common to antidemocratic forces
In the middle of a global pandemic, the caretaker government of Juan Guaidó has transferred subsidies to workers in the health sector. One of them assesses the reach of the gesture
On December 6th, Venezuela held an obscure parliamentary election where the government party ran virtually uncontested. Here’s our initial take of its outcome
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