Francisco Toro

Imagine if Barack Obama claimed that he created Social Security.

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This is the crisis that eases the passage from hybrid regime to Cuban-style dictatorship.

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How Venezuela Turns Butter Vendors Into Currency Manipulators

The reason for those epic supermarket lines

And a butter shortage, and sugar shortage, and....

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What Fidel Taught Hugo

Cuba defined Chávez's career as much as Venezuela did

Fidel Castro's Cuba defined Hugo Chavez's life as much as Chavez's own Venezuela did.

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If Chavez can no longer rule, who will take his place?

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The presidential election in Venezuela this Sunday really shouldn't be this close. What happened?

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Fourteen years into his term of office, an ailing Hugo Chávez faces his most competitive race yet. What happens if he loses?

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The world will remember Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez’s speech on Thursday evening as the moment when he announced that he’s being treated for cancer. For Venezuelans, though, the speech was almost as notable for another reason: Perhaps for the first time in 12 years of increasingly personalist rule, we heard the president reading, actually reading, from a prepared text.

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It was not easy for me to watch the drama of Tahrir Square; and I cannot imagine that it was easy for any of my fellow Venezuelan exiles to watch, either. To the millions of us who marched our hearts out in the anti-Chávez protests of 2002 and 2003, the sight of those huge, hopeful crowds in Egypt set off an instant shock of recognition. In late 2002, a steady build-up of massive marches—usually numbering in the hundreds of thousands—brought Caracas to a standstill for days on end.

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The absence of any clear acknowledgment of supra-constitutionality as a coherent and flawed constitutional doctrine will render large swathes of this

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