In Venezuela, One President Too Many

A body double of Venezuelan president Maduro causes a stir at the Summit of the Americas.

The Cable

Castro’s Appearance: A Message to Washington or Caracas?

The surprise public appearance of Fidel Castro in front of a visiting delegation of Venezuelans last Monday has triggered a wave of speculation about Havana’s intentions ahead of a critical summit of North, South, and Central American leaders this weekend.


What's the Goal of U.S. Sanctions Against Venezuela?

Venezuela’s populist president is having a field day blasting new American sanctions. What is Washington hoping to accomplish?


Venezuela's president is no fan of Washington -- but that doesn't mean he can turn off the oil tap

Venezuela's president Nicolás Maduro blames Washington for all his problems. But that doesn't mean he can turn off the oil tap any time soon.


Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, March 16, 2015

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez explains why Venezuelans are growing weary of President Maduro’s incessant coup ...

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