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Venezuela Just Swore in Its First Transgender Legislator

By becoming a member of the country's National Assembly, Tamara Adrián just made history. But what will she do next?

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Argentina Finds Its Voice on Human Rights

Look for Argentina’s new president to get tough on Cuba and Venezuela.

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President Maduro and His Imaginary Parliament

Venezuela’s opposition has just won a majority in the National Assembly — but the ruling socialists are already working to undermine it.

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The Sad Death of the Latin American Left

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez and Brazil’s Luiz Inacio da Silva dreamed of a new world order. Their successors watched it fall to pieces.

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The Election That Broke the Spell of Chávez

Venezuela's ruling socialists pulled out all their favorite tricks. Here’s why it was no longer enough.

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A Requiem for Chavismo?

Elections in Venezuela have created a majority government for the opposition — finally. But is this the end of days for the legacy of Hugo Chávez?

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The Slow Death of Chavismo

The Venezuelan president inherited a vast empire of propaganda from his charismatic predecessor. Here’s how he lost it.

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