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Mexican Journalist Fernando del Rincon. (Photo: Correo del Orinoco/Archive)

CNN Former Host to Work with Venezuela's Opposition

Mexican journalist Fernando del Rincon, who until yesterday was a host for CNN in Spanish, has been appointed as press director of San Cristobal municipality and advisor of the separatist movements of Tachira in Venezuela, the Tachira governor Jose Vielma Mora posted on Twitter on Saturday.

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Opinion & Analysis

Yesenia Fuentes, president of the Association of Victims of April 11, 2002 (Asovic) speaking at a Press Conference on Llaguno br

Victims of 2002 Venezuelan Coup Denounce Double Standards in Justice after Iván Simonovis’ Release

Just blocks away from the Presidential Palace, stands Llaguno bridge, the site of a massacre during the April 2002 coup briefly removing Hugo Chavez from Venezuelan office. Today, the bridge was filled with family members of the victims who were demanding answers and justice following the release of former Police chief Iván Simonovis.

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Venezuela, Country of Overwhelming Riches and Intense Contrast
Socialism: Practice or Principle First?
Why Venezuela Should Not Default
From Chávez's "Strike at the Helm" to Maduro's "Shake-up" in Venezuela

Venezuela in images

The First International Film Festival in Caracas - On Friday, September 12, Venezuela's First International Film festival commenced in Caracas. The film festival features over 100 movies that are being screened in theaters, and cultural spaces throughout Caracas. The films are produced by directors, animators, and documentarians from across Latin America.

A PDVSA [state] truck transporting gasoline in Caracas (AVN)

Venezuelan Voices, Part II: An Inflammatory Question

As Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro combats corruption, reassigns half of ministry positions, launches “a new stage of the revolution,” and even hints at a minimum wage increase for November, the question remains what economic steps will be taken to reverse the high inflation that critics are quick to associate with his leadership.

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Economic Indicators

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This CEPR has written various reports on the situation of the venezuelan economy. Read them here