Hugo Chavez

Venezuela's Unpopular President Just Threw a Mayor in Jail
February 20, 2015

Now the mayor of Caracas has been arrested and charged for an alleged U.S. coup of Venezuela. What exactly is President Maduro thinking?

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.

Venezuela's Controversial Election Results Are Only the Start of Its Troubles
April 15, 2013

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.

Adios, Presidente
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.