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  • What is Venezuela all about? And where is it going?

    October 1, 2007 ... For example, he completely misunderstands the "Dutch Disease" when he writes the following (p. 102): However - and this is the second obstacle, the Dutch Disease - just as happened in the 1970s, the huge oil ... building a more diversified economy. Currently this Dutch Disease manifests itself in Venezuela through an overvalued ...
  • Hugo Chávez Editorial

    August 11, 2007 Few governments in the world have been victims of devastating campaigns full of hatred. The Venezuelan government, led by President Hugo Chávez, is one of those victims. His enemies have tried everything: Coup d’État, oil strike, flow of capital, plots… After the attack against Fidel Castro, a similar situation has not ever happened in Latin America.
  • Venezuelan Women: "Struggling All Our Lives"

    March 8, 2007 In Venezuela, after decades of class polarisation, neglect of the needs of the majority, corruption on a massive scale and unbridled bureaucracy, the magnitude of problems that Venezuela’s Bolivarian revolution led by socialist president Hugo Chavez is attempting to tackle is enormous.
  • Hugo Chávez and Constitutional Reform

    September 17, 2007 The constitutional reform project introduced by the Venezuelan President on August 15, 2007 has provoked an unprecedented media frenzy. However, Chávez has sparked hope not only in his own people, who are now inexorable actors in establishing the trajectory of their country; but he is also a source of inspiration for the dispossessed around the globe.
  • The Decline of the US, the Rise of Latin America

    March 22, 2007 ... doctors and health workers are saving lives and preventing disease in 69 countries, many in the most remote and ...