Regions / Venezuela
Latin American states are taking greater control of their oil assets, with shifts in policy that range from relatively benign to more combative.
President Obama charted a new direction for U.S. policy toward Latin America. Now it's time for him and his allies to make good on the promise.
Chávez's popular social programs propelled him to a decisive referendum victory, but the question of how to sustain them will be key in determining what happens next in Venezuela.
Transformation. Diversity. Independence. Community. Reclamation. Venezuelan youth build a new identity.
In a new interview, Noam Chomsky talks about U.S. war plans, what you don't read in the mainstream media, and why international affairs are run like the mafia.
U.S. pundits need to stop labeling the regions many progressive leaders as members of the good left or bad left.
The Bush administrations Andean Regional Initiative (ARI)largely an expansion of U.S. support for Plan Colombiapassed the House of Representatives in late July, largely intact.
After five years of extra-constitutional attempts to remove President Hugo Chávez from power, the U.S.-supported Venezuelan opposition finally got what it has asked for: a referendum on Chávez’s rule on Sunday. But having attained their stated goal, it could be the worst thing that has happened to them.
he conflict between forces loyal to President Hugo Chavez and those opposed to him heated up particularly after November 2001, when Chavez, using new powers granted him by the National Assembly, passed 49 laws, some of which were extremely controversial--
Oil policy must be seen within the context of Chávez's larger political project, which is an attempt to construct an alternative to neoliberal globalization.