Venezuela

ProvCast Ep. 21: Chaos in Venezuela: Analysis of the Crisis and its Future

Eric Farnsworth, vice president of the Council of Americas, sits down with Managing Editor Drew Griffin to discuss Juan Guaidó, Nicolás Maduro, and the future of Venezuela.

Venezuela: How Far Will Nicolás Maduro Go to Stay in Power?
Venezuela: How Far Will Nicolás Maduro Go to Stay in Power?

The date February 23 will be remembered as the showdown between Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaidó against de facto President Nicolás Maduro, as the latter seeks to remain in power at all costs.

People of Faith and the Venezuela Crisis
People of Faith and the Venezuela Crisis

Is there a properly Judeo-Christian perspective on the current crisis in Venezuela? It depends on whom you ask. In a word, it’s complicated, even among those of the same faith community.

America’s Fabulous Achievements And Omar’s Embarrassing Performance

Many Omar supporters have joined in denouncing Abrams as an accomplice to “death squads and genocidal massacres” in Central America during the 1980s. These critics seem oddly uninterested in challenging the Venezuelan socialist dictatorship that is literally strangling a once prospering and free nation.

Don’t Call it a Coup: Venezuela, Maduro, and the Crisis of Legitimacy

The international community is picking sides in the ongoing governmental crisis in Venezuela, a South American nation that currently has two presidents: interim President Juan Guaidó, who is recognized by several Latin American nations, Australia, Georgia, the U.S., to name a few; and President Nicolas Maduro, who is supported by the governments of Bolivia, China, Cuba, Russia, among others.

The Possibility of US Intervention in Venezuela
The Possibility of US Intervention in Venezuela

President Trump has said the “military option” is available for Venezuela, and that “all options are on the table.” At the same time, he has said that he is willing to meet with President Maduro.

The Stark Similarities Between Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuela and Evo Morales’ Bolivia
The Stark Similarities Between Maduro’s Venezuela and Morales’ Bolivia

Bolivian President Evo Morales has been following the same destructive pattern as Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro.

Venezuelan Refugees in Brazil: Is Xenophobia Replacing Kindness?
Venezuelan Refugees in Brazil: Is Xenophobia Replacing Kindness?

Many Venezuelan refugees have settled in the Brazilian state Roraima. While the government has been supportive of the refugees, xenophobic incidents have occurred in recent weeks. As Brazil’s general elections are less than a month away, the question of what to do with these “others” has also become an electoral tool.

Venezuela’s Never-Ending Crisis: Between Repression and Hope
Venezuela’s Never-Ending Crisis: Between Repression and Hope

The Venezuelan government continues to look for new targets it can blame for the country’s woes. Disturbingly, the Venezuelan church has become the latest.