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  • Latest Updates on Venezuela's Crisis

    Latest Updates on Venezuela's Crisis

    Expand Police fire tear gas toward opposition supporters during clashes while rallying against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, April 20, 2017.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Medicine Shortages in Venezuela: Dying in Agony
    The Venezuelan government should urgently step in and ensure morphine becomes available again so that the country’s cancer patients do not have to die in agony, said Courtney Tran in a dispatch published today.
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Medicine Shortages in Venezuela: Dying in Agony

    Medicine Shortages in Venezuela: Dying in Agony

    Expand A woman walks past empty shelves at a drugstore in Caracas, February 23, 2016. © 2016 Reuters Yelitza López’s greatest fear is to face a…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Lima Declaration
    On August 8, 17 foreign affairs ministers from the Americas met in Lima to address Venezuela’s crisis. Twelve of them signed a comprehensive resolution, available here, that includes the following statements: it condemns the rupture of democratic o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuelan Immigration to Colombia

    Venezuelan Immigration to Colombia

    Since 2014, when the crisis started to deepen, thousands of Venezuelans have migrated to Colombia, according to official statistics that Human Rights Watch reviewed. On July 28, 2017, in response to the “sustained” and “increasing” Venezuelan…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Jailing Mayors
    Past midnight on August 8, the Constitutional Chamber of Venezuela’s Supreme Court sanctioned Ramon Muchacho, an opposition mayor of the Chacao municipality in Caracas, sentencing him to 15 months in prison and politically disqualifying him from ho…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Widespread and Systematic, says the UNHCHR
    On August 8, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said in a statement that a UN human rights team had conducted interviews that “paint a picture of widespread and systematic use of excessive force and arbitrary detentions against d…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Constituent Assembly’s First Moves
    On August 5, a day after Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly was inaugurated, its members removed Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz from office, and appointed Tarek William Saab, a government loyalist who serves as Venezuela’s Ombudsman, as the ne…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • A Military Uprising?
    On August 6, a video circulated on social media showing more than a dozen uniformed men announcing an uprising with the stated aim of restoring Venezuela’s constitutional order, after the government went ahead with its initiative to implement a Con…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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Venezuela News and Views

  • Mirada descarnada a la invasión gringa
    Esto lo escribo en cristiano porque los gringos saben muy bien que Trump es un bocón. No que en un futuro más bien lejano no nos suelten 4 drones encima, pero simplemente ellos tienen otros asuntos más urgentes que atender en este momento. Aquí l…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Aug 17, 12:25pm -
  • It is easy and fun to troll the Left
    Sometimes it is good to have fun writing. Bitching at the Left would do it.
    - 5 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 2:39pm -
  • The constituent assembly electoral fraud

    The constituent assembly electoral fraud

    After finishing a series of posts to explain how we have reached the current situation I thought that it may be good to have targeted entries as we get ready for July 30.  Let's start with the constitutional assembly to be elected on July 30th, if t…
    - 6 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 11:34pm -
  • Trashed at Lima: Maduro goes from PR fail to PR fail

    Trashed at Lima: Maduro goes from PR fail to PR fail

    This is so whirlwind that I am going to write fast.That is democracy for youIn the middle of the night the nazional guard and the constituent assembly chair took over the old senate chamber of Venezuelan Congress which had been transformed into a cer…
    - 8 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 12:20am -
  • Regime caused floods

    Regime caused floods

    The supreme idiocy cum absolute incompetence of the regime is on display again today in Bolivar state, and with tragic consequences. The ill management of the Caroni river dams is causing floods in the lower course with perhaps thousands of people lo…
    - 9 days ago, 7 Aug 17, 3:55pm -
  • A military uprising?
    So, instead of writing about substantial things like the fraud constituent assembly deciding that it will be in office for the next two years, taking as its first "measure" the removal from office of the general prosecutor Luisa Ortega and announcing…
    - 10 days ago, 6 Aug 17, 1:57pm -
  • Venezuela is installing a constituent assembly

    Venezuela is installing a constituent assembly

    And I am not going to talk about that.  Except for one comment: that assembly is illegitimate because it was convoked using a REGRESSION of human and civil rights respective to the constitutional assembly convocation of 1999. That is, you cannot con…
    - 12 days ago, 4 Aug 17, 2:01pm -
  • Idiots in the mist
    So today we had a political atomic bomb with the revelation of the electoral fraud of last Sunday. On the face of it we may not see any major change: after all this is a dictatorship so who cares about how many votes the dictator got?  And yet, if w…
    - 14 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 10:25pm -
  • There was a fraud? You don't say!
    Procrastination pays. I was seeking my words for an intellectually powerful analysis of the electoral results of last Sunday "vote". But lack of Internet (it came back last night, after 6 days out!) made postpone the enlightenment you guys deserved s…
    - 14 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 9:47am -
  • El Senador Marco Rubio le lee la cartilla a Maduro

    El Senador Marco Rubio le lee la cartilla a Maduro

    Hace tiempo que no escribo en cristiano pero la declaración del Senador de Florida, Marco Rubio, merece toda la difusión que sea posible.Veamos lo que dice Rubio, desmontando todos los mitos del chavismo. El chavismo tiene que empezar a entender qu…
    - 15 days ago, 1 Aug 17, 4:02pm -
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