Venezuela once was one of Latin America’s most prosperous countries. The country sat on the world’s largest oil reserves
The Trump administration sanctioned Venezuelan President Maduro last week.
The opposition is boycotting the election, which is expected to hand sweeping powers to the ruling party.
Musicians once considered the voice of resistance find themselves unable to support themselves at home.
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Presently, I'm greeted by young Denis Pilash, a veteran of political protest on the Maidan. Two years ago, on a previous
President Nicolás Maduro declared a national day of mourning. State-run media is suffused with images of Commander Castro
In 2000, the Green Party candidate had siphoned off enough progressive votes to assure Bush's victory and the disasters that followed. In 2016, a vote for the Libertarian or Green presidential ticket is a vote for Trump. It is existentially essential to vote for Hillary Clinton.
The display of anger followed a vast march in Caracas on Thursday that opposition leaders say has emboldened President Maduro’s foes after 17 years of socialist rule.
Alvaro Zapatel holds a BA in Economics from Boston College, and currently works as a Specialist in Project Monitoring and