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Portrait of President Hugo Chavez at a pro-government march in Caracas on August 14. (AVN)

Correcting Eva Golinger on Venezuela

Stansfield Smith fact checks Venezuelan-American lawyer Eva Golinger's misleading assumptions and factual distortions regarding Venezuela's political crisis and National Constituent Assembly. 

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Venezuela: Chavistas Gain Upper Hand, Big Challenges Remain
Trump Versus the Venezuelan Revolution
UN Human Rights Body Makes an Outlandish Statement on Venezuela

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.


Eyewitness Report: Venezuelans Brave Opposition Violence to Vote

On July 30, Venezuela celebrated the elections for the National Constituent Assembly, despite the road blockades, the besieging of more then 200 electoral centers, bombings and violent protests by sectors of the opposition who called to sabotage this controversial electoral process.

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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