Tag: Chavismo

Venezuela at the Brink

The Venezuelan crisis has sharpened dramatically in recent months, with skyrocketing inflation and widespread shortages of food and basic goods in poor and working class neighborhoods, which led to massive protests and the looting of stores throughout the country.

Venezuela’s Midterm Elections, Latin America’s Right Turn

On Tuesday night, after a dragged-out process, the conclusive results of Venezuela’s December 6 midterm elections (6D) were posted by the electoral body: the opposition won a two-third super-majority in the National Assembly, overturning Chavism’s previously uncontested rule. The events in Venezuela herald a rightward shift that parallels processes occurring in other Latin American countries.

Venezuela at the Brink

The Venezuelan crisis has sharpened dramatically in recent months, with skyrocketing inflation and widespread shortages of food and basic goods in poor and working class neighborhoods, which led to massive protests and the looting of stores throughout the country.

Venezuela’s Midterm Elections, Latin America’s Right Turn

On Tuesday night, after a dragged-out process, the conclusive results of Venezuela’s December 6 midterm elections (6D) were posted by the electoral body: the opposition won a two-third super-majority in the National Assembly, overturning Chavism’s previously uncontested rule. The events in Venezuela herald a rightward shift that parallels processes occurring in other Latin American countries.