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A lone National Guardsperson stares down a line of right-wing demonstrators. (Pedro Mattey/AVN)

Standoff in Venezuela

Professor Steve Ellner challenges claims that the Maduro government is "on its last legs", pointing to the opposition's failure to convince the popular sectors to join their protests thus far. 

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Authoritarianism in Venezuela? A Reply to Gabriel Hetland
Venezuela: a Threat to US Energy Hegemony?
Comparing Venezuela’s Media with Our Own
U.S. Attempts at Destabilization: The Peace Movement Stands in Solidarity with Venezuela
Critiquing Maduro from the Left

Venezuela in images

Arson, Killings and Chaos: Photos of Venezuela’s ‘Peaceful’ Protesters - The past week has seen yet another round of violence, as the opposition continues to demand the overthrow of the government. While the protesters have been largely depicted in the international media as victims of police repression, the reality is a little more complicated. A picture says a thousand words, so here’s some photos of those ‘peaceful’ protesters being repressed.

Venezuelan opposition protesters burn a National Bolivarian Police motorcycle at an anti-government barricade in the affluent ea

Authoritarianism in Venezuela? A Reply to Gabriel Hetland

Hetland recycles status quo liberal critiques of the Bolivarian Revolution ignoring grassroots support for Maduro, argues the VA team. 

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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