En estas dos entrevistas con CNN, el analista Kevin Casas Zamora hace una lectura del llamado al diálogo entre el gobierno y la oposición en Venezuela, que comenzará el 30 de octubre en Isla de Margarita. Igualmente, el Dr. Casas Zamora analiza la decisión del Consejo Nacional Electoral de Venezuela de suspender la recolección de firmas para el referéndum revocatorio del mandato del presidente Maduro.
With crude oil prices down 25 percent since June and holding at roughly $86 a barrel on Tuesday, Venezuela is getting nervous.
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In the corridors of the Organization of American States, a battle is being waged to “save” Venezuelan democracy. But the institution itself could be at risk.
Michael Shifter no cree que los gobiernos que integran la OEA vayan a aceptar invocar la Carta Democrática –como lo ha insinuado el secretario general del organismo, Luis Almagro– contra Venezuela, porque temen que activar este mecanismo pueda afectarlos a ellos mismos en un futuro.
Iran is a pariah regime. Claiming only peaceful purposes for its nuclear program, Tehran is processing uranium in quantities that say otherwise. Is an Iran armed with nuclear weapons inevitable?
Events in the Ukraine have lifted the morale of anti-government protestors in Venezuela and elevated their expectations.
Without question, what is at stake in this election are two entirely different ways of understanding the United States and its role in the world. On Tuesday the voters will have their final say –and the time to govern will begin. Whoever wins, the polarization, rancor and malaise that this election brought to the fore will permeate US politics for years to come.
Two decades ago, the US and Latin America seemed poised to forge new political and economic partnerships. Since Chávez, the sense of community has dissipated.
“En Venezuela están fallando las políticas en materia social, económica y de seguridad. Y es fundamental que se dé un diálogo que permita identificar y poner en mesa las cosas comunes y diferencias para solventar la situación”
Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan president, has clearly been enticed by the Libyan drama, where his longtime friend and ally, Muammar al-Qaddafi, is under siege from rebel forces.
Deadly protests, the largest since President Nicolás Maduro’s election last year, have wracked Venezuela in recent weeks.
Might Maduro be forced out of office before his term is scheduled to expire in 2019?
Whether the negotiations succeed depends mostly on the Venezuelans, but the active engagement of other nations would raise the chances of a favorable outcome.
Issues, policies, and experience have hardly mattered as the campaign offered round after round of personal insults, accusations of illegal and unsavory behavior, and damning indictments of US leaders and institutions.