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Henrique Capriles (left) and Julio Borges (archive)

Venezuelan Opposition Leaders in Foreign Lobbying, Government Clashes with UN Commissioner

Several opposition figures, including former presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, are currently engaged in networking and lobbying trips in the U.S. and Europe. Meanwhile, the Venezuelan government has clashed with a UN human rights official over the demand to release jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.

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Opinion & Analysis

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Invisible No More

If recent years have marked not the establishment of a socialist country but the appearance of the poor in the public life of the nation, then it is clear that some nostalgically wish that they would once again disappear, retreat into the shadows, or be compelled to withdraw.

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Venezuela at the UN, Washington At Bay
Bolivia-Venezuela Comparisons Should be Very Helpful to Radical Chavistas
Planting the People's Seed Law in Venezuela

Venezuela in images

Venezuelan Music Project Helps Low-Income Kids Even Before Birth - It used to only admit children aged at least 5. But under its latest "New Members" projects, hundreds of smaller infants can receive voice lessons, musical initiation with paper-made instruments, and free concerts, at its base in Caracas.

A pemon boy rests on the way to Mt. Roraima. (Benjamin Mast)

Venezuela’s Indigenous Pemon are Caught in Time on Land Too Valuable for Numbers

In the shadow of Columbus Day, writer Z.C. sketches, through interviews, an intimate portrait of a changing people – the Pemon of Venezuela’s mineral-rich Southeastern border. Their testimonies of struggle reflect the country’s changing political landscape and highlights a stark generational gap that afflicts many of Latin America’s first nation peoples.

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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