Tag: Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela’s Current Situation: Breaking Point in the Crisis

Venezuela recently reached a breaking point in its crisis, with the fall in influence of Nicolás Maduro’s government and the collapse of Chavismo. The country has experienced since 2013 with the continuation of Chavez’s leftist populist ideology, called Chavismo, under…

The Bolivarian Regime: Clinging to its Last Hopes of Power

Venezuela’s financial situation has worsened even further; in 2016, the economy has shrunk by 10% and inflation rose to 475%, severely diminishing the purchasing power of the average citizen. Hardship is rampant throughout Venezuela, and citizens are concerned with meeting their…

Venezuela: Things to Note Before They Vote

For over a decade, foreign discourse on Venezuela rarely occurred without a reference to its leader, Hugo Chavez. While the policies of Chavismo were certainly divisive, the death of Chavez has coincided with rising instability in the country, leaving many to wonder over…