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Hugo Chavez wasn’t a social justice champion – he was a wannabe dictator

Hugo Chavez wasn’t a social justice champion – he was a wannabe dictator

James McQuillan September 30, 2017 0

On August 4th 2017 Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly voted upon a motion to remove Louisa Ortega, the outspoken chief prosecutor and opponent to the administration under Maduro. In an attempt to enter her offices, she

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Top Ten Reasons Why Living In Socialist Venezuela Sucks

Top Ten Reasons Why Living In Socialist Venezuela Sucks

James Bickerton May 14, 2017 0

Since 1998 Venezuela has been ruled by authoritarian socialists, with first Hugo Chavez and then Nicolás Maduro as President. From Noam Chomsky to Jeremy Corbyn, via Oliver Stone and Owen Jones, its Governments have

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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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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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