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Nail biting times: Venezuela’s New President announced soon

Nail biting times: Venezuela’s New President announced soon

Tristan Kitchin April 14, 2013 0

  It has been six weeks since Chavez’s death and the race is on in the election for his successor. The two front-runners, Nicolas Maduro and Henrique Capriles, have been campaigning relentlessly to sway

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Maduro Likely to Win Venezuelan Election

Maduro Likely to Win Venezuelan Election

Tristan Kitchin March 26, 2013 3

  On April 14th Henrique Capriles will challenge for Venezuelan presidency for the second time in six months. This time however Chavez is dead, but he still very much remains the focus. His anointed

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Venezuelan and US relations – Beyond Repair?

Venezuelan and US relations – Beyond Repair?

Tristan Kitchin March 19, 2013 0

The relationship between the USA and Venezuela over the past decade can only be described as shaky at best. Ever since Chavez’s rise to power in 1998 the two nations have struggled to meet

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Life after Chavez

Life after Chavez

Tristan Kitchin March 12, 2013 0

  Chavez, the self-proclaimed revolutionary, actually gained power legally through the 1998 elections. He may have won the Presidency by popular vote, but much of what was passed during his 13 years in office

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The Venezuelan Elections: Henrique Capriles

The Venezuelan Elections: Henrique Capriles

Tristan Kitchin March 8, 2013 0

As Venezuela mourns the loss of President Hugo Chavez and people gather in the capital Caracas for his funeral today, we look at one of the candidates to replace the man who became one

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Goodbye Chavez: A New Start in Venezuela?

Goodbye Chavez: A New Start in Venezuela?

Tristan Kitchin March 6, 2013 0

  Yesterday, (Tuesday March 5th) at the age of 58, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez passed away. Chavez had been undergoing a prolonged battle against cancer ever since it was first detected in mid-2011, and

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