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Post-Chavez Venezuela

On the afternoon of March 5th, Vice President Nicolas Maduro informed Venezuelans that President Hugo Chavez had passed away after battling cancer for over two years. The government has announced a 7-day period of mourning, while Miranda Governor Henrique Capriles … Continue reading

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PDVSA and Venezuela’s Economic Regime

Venezuela’s presidential and regional elections gave President Hugo Chavez and his Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (PSUV) victory. Although everyone is fascinated by the political situation in the country and what could happen given the President’s fragile health, a crucial … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Political Uncertainty

Venezuela’s political future returns to instability as President Hugo Chavez recovers from a difficult and complex cancer operation in Cuba. His fragile health, combined with the naming of Foreign Minister and Vice President Nicolas Maduro as his successor has added … Continue reading

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President Chavez Returns to Cuba as Venezuela Prepares for Fresh Elections

Having won October’s presidential election, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez has returned to Cuba for additional cancer treatments. In a letter to the National Assembly on Tuesday November 27th, the President stated that the trip was ordered by his doctor to … Continue reading

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