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Venezuela opposition launches fight to oust government
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Venezuela opposition launches fight to oust government

María Isabel Sánchez and Valentina Oropeza | AFP - January 6, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela-- Venezuela's opposition launched an offensive Wednesday against President Nicolás Maduro at its first full session in control of the legislature, having vowed to oust him within…

The tides of Latin American populism
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Business
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The tides of Latin American populism

Jorge G. Castañeda - December 23, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Demagogues and populists like U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and French National Front leader Marine Le Pen are setting Western politics alight. But in…

Venezuelan opposition wants to free prisoners, push Maduro
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Venezuelan opposition wants to free prisoners, push Maduro

Nathan Crooks and Noris Soto | Bloomberg - December 16, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela -- After 16 years of rubber-stamp impotence, the Venezuelan opposition plans to use its overwhelming electoral victory to free political prisoners -- including its most…

Maduro under pressure as Venezuela opposition claims big win
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Maduro under pressure as Venezuela opposition claims big win

Roland Lloyd Parry | AFP - December 8, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan opposition leaders said Tuesday they won a two-thirds majority in the legislature, which could challenge President Nicolás Maduro's grip on power in the oil-rich…

Venezuelan opposition leader shot dead at campaign event: lawmaker
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Bolivarian Revolution
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Venezuelan opposition leader shot dead at campaign event: lawmaker

AFP - November 26, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela -- A Venezuelan opposition leader was shot dead Wednesday during a rally for the country's upcoming legislative elections, an event also attended by the wife of a jailed opposition…

Chávez’s other disciple, Diosdado Cabello, rises as Venezuela unravels under Maduro
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Chávez’s other disciple, Diosdado Cabello, rises as Venezuela unravels under Maduro

Anatoly Kurmanaev | Bloomberg - October 3, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela – When Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro closed the border with Colombia, he did it from the presidential palace hundreds of miles away. On the ground, supervising…

Maduro picks new scapegoat for Venezuela’s problems
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Bolivarian Revolution
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Maduro picks new scapegoat for Venezuela’s problems

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg - August 28, 2015

By now Venezuelans have grown accustomed to President Nicolás Maduro's penchant for pinning his country's economic crisis on a gamut of devils, from native capitalist speculators to…

Putin offered to support Venezuela in case of war with Colombia, book claims
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Bolivarian Revolution
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Putin offered to support Venezuela in case of war with Colombia, book claims

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - June 30, 2015

During a moment of peak tensions between Colombia and Venezuela, Vladimir Putin told the late Hugo Chávez to count on his support if war broke out, according…

Poor Colombian workers are fleeing Venezuela
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Poor Colombian workers are fleeing Venezuela

Anatoly Kurmanaev and Oscar Medina | Bloomberg News - May 10, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela — Thirty years after leaving the poverty and violence of Colombia for oil-rich Venezuela, Óscar Mina, a 56-year-old construction worker, is heading home. "Prices are…

Venezuela and mature democracies
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Venezuela and mature democracies

Tomás Quesada-Alpízar - April 20, 2015

Recommended: #ThePoliticsofReligion For decades, political leaders repeated the phrase that Latin America had finally reached democracy, except for the case of Cuba: "the only dictatorship in the…

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