Maduro's dictatorship has exhausted the democratic paths to resolve the crisis in Venezuela. The opposition has also exhausted the electoral and negotiation channels.
Student Leader and Civil Rights Activist, Piotr Markiełaŭ, Sentenced to 15 Days of Prison in Belarus
It is with a heavy heart that Students For Liberty informs you that our student leader and civil rights activist, Piotr Markiełaŭ, has been once again arrested and jailed by the Belarusian authorities.
In the middle of the biggest economic collapse of any nation in modern times, Venezuela is experiencing a fundamental, and perhaps irreversible, change within its economic system. Since 2019, Venezuela has been driving full throttle towards an economic phenomenon, which I refer to as implicit dollarization.
On Tuesday, Maduro proposed new legislation that encompasses the privatization of the oil industry, the possibility of returning expropriated companies to their original owners, and the free trade of strategy goods, such as fuel.
“Do you see these men with their eyes closed and heads tilted?” My uncle asked my brother and I.
In Belarus people have been taking the streets for weeks against a dictator who is trying to suppress the protests with all the harshness of the state apparatus. Despite all the reprisals against the own population, they behave peacefully during all protests.
Venezuela is constantly over the news given its unprecedented economic collapse. Yet, numerous people still think that the country’s economic hardships were caused by external factors, such as declining oil prices or financial sanctions from the international community. When in reality, the Venezuelan collapse is the direct consequence of the country’s inefficient, distorted, and hostile business environment.