The Most Outrageous Lie in Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's New York Times Op-Ed
April 02, 2014
Imagine if Barack Obama claimed that he created Social Security.
Democracy in Venezuela Is a Myth
February 26, 2014
President Maduro is wrong. The country is closer to an autocracy.
A Brief History of 'Bags of Cash'
April 30, 2013
The CIA's Afghanistan bribes join a long and storied genre.
CARACAS, Venezuela — The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez always had superb political timing. His initial election in 1998 coincided with the lowest oil prices in decades, and he rode a steady rise in prices to a nearly impregnable, petrodollar-
Chávez the Unfriendly Ghost
April 06, 2013
What will happen to Venezuela now that the caudillo is dead?
The Source of El Comandante's Power
March 08, 2013
What I learned from meeting Hugo Chavez.
March 08, 2013
Parsing the many obituaries of Hugo Chávez
Hugo Chavez's Legacy
March 06, 2013
What will outlive the Comandante?
What Fidel Taught Hugo
March 05, 2013
Fidel Castro's Cuba defined Hugo Chavez's life as much as Chavez's own Venezuela did.
Obama a Socialist? Guilty by Association, Says Romney Ad
November 02, 2012
Mitt Romney has long avoided explicitly calling President Obama a socialist, but desperate times call for desperate measures—and that includes another dubious ad, this one linking Obama with a triumvirate of famous socialists. "Who supports Barack Obama?" asks the Spanish-language released this week in Florida. The question is followed by clips of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez saying he’d vote for Obama if he lived in the U.S. and of Mariela Castro, Fidel Castro’s niece, saying she would vote for Obama, too.