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Social Media: Americas: South America: Venezuela

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A Tale of Two Chávezes
For those who loved and reviled Venezuela's president in equal measure, El Comandante leaves behind two very different legacies. (3/11/2013, Foreign Policy) Read More...


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‘Peak Oil’ Is a Waste of Energy
Peak oil is cast as largely rhetoric by an MIT-based energy consultant. By Michael Lynch. (The New York Times, 08/24/2009) Read More...


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The Dragon in the Backyard
Article detailing Latin America's shift in economic relations toward China, Iran and the Global South and away from the United States. (The Economist, 8/13/2009) Read More...


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Colombia-US Base Deal Rankles
Colombian plans to lease three military bases to the US marks a change in Andean counternarcotics operations and reignites regional drug-war tensions. By: Eliot Brockner (International Relations and S... Read More...


Chávez and Morales Take On Sweeping Measures at Land Reform
Chávez and Morales Take On Sweeping Measures at Land Reform
Authors present analysis of land reform efforts in Venezuela and Bolivia. By Adam Kott and David Rosenblum Felson. (04/29/2009) Read More...


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Hugo Chávez and Venezuela: A Leader’s Destiny
A rich and forensic study of the "Bolivarian delirium" that fuels Hugo Chávez's vast ambition. By Enrique Krauze. (Open Democracy, 05/01/2009) Read More...


OPEC and Latin America: Challenges in Venezuela and Ecuador as Trinidad Summit Looms
OPEC and Latin America: Challenges in Venezuela and Ecuador as Trinidad Summit Looms
Examination of Venezuela and Ecuador's relationship with OPEC, and their challenges in managing oil production and revenue. By Adam Kott. (IA-Forum, 04/15/2009 Read More...


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The Chávez Administration at 10 Years
This paper looks at some of the most important economic and social indicators during the 10 years of the Chávez administration in Venezuela. It also looks at the current situation and challenges. By M... Read More...


Venezuela: The Changing Tide
Venezuela: The Changing Tide
Author analyzes recent election results in Venezuela where opposition parties to Hugo Chavez won 5 of 23 local positions. By Adam Kott. (11/28/2008) Read More...


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Venezuela’s Military in the Hugo Chávez Era
Chávez has used his “petro-dollars” to upgrade his nation’s military, mostly through the purchase of Russian-weaponry, and has implemented a foreign policy that is breathtaking in its sweep and novelt... Read More...


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Quietly, Brazil eclipses an ally
Article explores the changing power balance in Latin America, and what a robust and confident Brazil under Da Silva means for other regional partners. By Simon Romero and Alexei Barrionuevo (IHT, 7/7/... Read More...


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An Empty Revolution: The Unfulfilled Promises of Hugo Chávez
The author argues that Chávez's government has failed in its promises to alleviate poverty, and has, in fact, made the economic situation of Venezuelans worse. By Francisco Rodríguez (Foreign Affairs,... Read More...


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Caracastan
The author discusses the recent trip of Hugo Chavez to Iran, Iran’s increased role in Latin America, and the efforts of the Venezuelan President to use the assistance of the Islamic Republic to increa... Read More...


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Democracy consists of more than just elections
The author describes the domestic political situations in Argentina, Guatemala, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Venezuela and emphasizes the importance of democratic principles including civil liberties, fair e... Read More...


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Venezuela: Hugo Chávez’s Revolution
The author discusses the increasingly prevalent dictatorial trends that have characterized President Hugo Chávez’s rule in Venezuela and assesses the possibilities for increased civil violence based o... Read More...


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Hugo Chavez's World Tour
Hugo Chavez's recent China visit calls attention on the ambitious foreign policy goals of the Venezuelan leader better known for his populist outbursts. This article situates the China trip in the ove... Read More...


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Venezuela Strengthens Its Relationships in the Middle East
Venezuela has long cultivated ties with Middle Eastern governments, finding common ground in trying to keep oil prices high, but its recent engagement of Iran has become a defining element in its effo... Read More...


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Cuba foils embargo, helped by benefactor, Venezuela
Article looks at how Cuba's economy, despite years of U.S. sanctions, is currently relatively healthy because of aid from Venezuela. Author observes what looks to many like a trade alliance of ideolog... Read More...


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The Backlash Against Democracy Promotion
The Bush Administration's obscure message "democracy promotion" often thought as "regime change" by nations around the world. by Thomas Carothers (Foreign Affairs.org, March/April 2006) $2.95 fee Read More...


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Mission Impossible
Hugo Chavez's long promised poverty reduction has occurred, but only as a result of a drastic increase in oil revenues.(The Economist, 2/16/06, $) Read More...


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But Seriously . . .
Nearly seven years after Chavez came to power, the US government is still at a loss as to how to deal with him. By Michael Shifter. (Washington Post, 8/28/2005) Read More...


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Chinese Power Play
Discusses China's decision for trade with African countries in order to broaden their economic horizon. By Thomas Donnelly, Melissa Wisner. (AEI, 8/01/05) Read More...


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Globoquiz: Guess the Leader
Discusses different political leaders of socialist regimes. By Moisés Naím. (Carnegie Endowment 1/01/05) Read More...


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Tunnel Vision on Corruption
Discusses how the government is more accepting towards corruption in various nations. By Moisés Naím. (Carnegie Endowment 2/20/2005) Read More...


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China, Latin America: a dance of two strangers
This article discusses the growing economic, cultural, and military relationship between China and countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. By Tim Johnson (Knight Ridder News Service/Miami Heral... Read More...


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Chavez's Agrarian Land Reform: More like Lincoln than Lenin
President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela's push for land reform. By Seth R. DeLong (COHA, 2/25, 2005) Read More...


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Venezuela: the consolidation of the “Revolucion Bolivariana”.
By Dr. Oscar Rey of the CEI (Centro de Estudios Internacionales ) J.F.Kennedy University (Buenos Aires) and CDERI (www.cderi.org). The document is in Spanish. Read More...


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Association of Latin-American Integration. (ALADI)
ALADI is the largest Latin-American group of integration. It has twelve member countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, tot... Read More...


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Chavez and fear
Widespread violence in Venezuela is a tactics to intimidate adversaries, Carlos Alberto Montaner analyzes. (Firmas Press, 12/14/2004) Read More...


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Leaders' hard lines give envoy tough test
New U.S. ambassador to Venezuela will handle the hardest diplomatic post in the hemisphere right now. (The Miami Herald, 11/11/2004) Read More...


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