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.

The Revolutions of 1989 Are Not Over
March 15, 2014

What Putin is really doing is what Mikhail Gorbachev wouldn't do.

The End of the Latin-American Dictatorship is Nigh
March 11, 2014

A win in Venezuela could herald a dictator-free Latin America—for the first time in 200 years

The Venezuelan Protests Are Playing Right Into the Regime's Hands
March 10, 2014

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

How Venezuela Turns Butter Vendors Into Currency Manipulators
March 04, 2014

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

The U.S. Was Ready to Impose Sanctions on Ukraine. Why Not Venezuela, Too?
February 28, 2014

Once again, realpolitik trumps human rights.

Venezuela's Bloody Crisis Was Years in the Making—and Could Have Been Avoided
February 24, 2014

This is what happens when one man has too much power.

The Venezuelan Government Uses This Trick to Control Media Coverage
February 24, 2014

When he wants, President Maduro can turn every channel in the country into his mouthpiece.