Here you can see a video which we created from the article by Jorge Jraissati
The Day After: Venezuela’s Post-Maduro Economic Manifest by Jorge Jraissati
In this series we will publish weekly cutouts from the book by Kristian Niemietz
Fifteen thousand Cuban intelligence operatives and ‘military advisers’ bar the path to democracy in Venezuela. Luis Amalgro, Secretary-General of the organisation of American States, has described them as “an occupation army that teaches to torture, to repress, to do intelligence tasks, civil documentation, migration.”
The first time I couldn’t buy food at the grocery store, I was 15 years old. It was 2014 in Caracas, Venezuela, and I had spent more than an hour in line waiting. When I got to the register I noticed I’d forgotten my ID that day. Without the ID, the government rationing system would let the supermarket sell my family the full quota of food we needed.
Can we call the legitimate will of the Venezuelan people to recover their country's freedom and democracy a "coup"?
Last month, when the Venezuelan opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, was briefly detained by Maduro’s intelligence agents less than 48 hours after proclaiming himself the new interim President of the country, many saw on that a
There are two Venezuelas: the Venezuela of yesterday, prosperous and thriving, and the Venezuela of today: poor, corrupt and in the dark.
In almost every article about Venezuela, we're told that the economy collapsed because the oil price did.
Here is the price of crude oil adjusted for inflation.
Today, the price is almost three times higher than when Chavez took power.
And another chart for those who think US sanctions destroyed Venezuela.
Before recent sanctions on oil, it was mostly just on individuals close to Maduro.
by Johan Norberg