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Umberto Vargas Medina, imprisoned for 4 years during the Fourth Republic. (courtesy)

Venezuela's Transition to Democracy: Latin America's Best Kept Secret

Telesur’s Rachael Boothroyd interviews vanguard activists who dedicated their lives to the struggle for democracy during the era that preceded Hugo Chavez. Their testimonies recall aerial bombardments and routine disappearances of students and activists, while their actions today highlight the importance of preserving collective memory.

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The PSUV’s Hotline to Denounce Infiltrators Leads to Fascism… Let’s Stop this Madness
43 Lives, 2 Countries

Venezuela in images

Venezuela Moves! First National Dance Festival Held in Caracas - In mid-November, Venezuela celebrated its first annual dance festival in Caracas. The event, organized by the National Dance Center and the Ministry of Culture, and entitled Venezuela Moves, brought together national choreographers and dance companies ranging from modern, folkloric, ballet, and African dance.

José Khan, Director of the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) stated that Venezuela will not devalue the bolivar currency (El Univ

Venezuela’s Decision Not to Devalue Its Currency Raises Questions

Cory Fischer Hoffman looks at the pressures facing the Venezuelan economy and the questions raised by the decision of President Nicolas Maduro’s government not to adjust (devalue) the country’s exchange rate in the near future.

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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