Post Tagged with: "Venezuela"

Disputing Venezuela’s Disputes

Disputing Venezuela’s Disputes

Disputes regarding the severity of the Venezuelan crisis, the need for international intervention, and authorities legitimately are the core of Venezuela’s problems.

Venezuela: A Difficult Puzzle to Solve

Venezuela: A Difficult Puzzle to Solve

The scenario for Venezuela is very difficult, but while the armed forces are with Maduro, he will remain in power, despite internal and external opposing pressures.

The Venezuelan Crisis: Maduro’s Regime Legitimacy and Potential Outcomes

The Venezuelan Crisis: Maduro’s Regime Legitimacy and Potential Outcomes

Under the Maduro political regime, democracy has deteriorated. Negotiations excluding the US seems to be the way to prevent more social chaos and political instability.

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The Venezuelan Crisis Spills Over Into a Small Island – Trinidad and Tobago

The overwhelming influx of Venezuelan migrants and refugees regionally has spilled over to small island states in the Caribbean including Trinidad and Tobago.

Online Resources – Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Online Resources – Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

A brief introduction to OPEC, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, with links and media to further explore.

Venezuelans in Brazil: Challenges of Protection

Venezuelans in Brazil: Challenges of Protection

Brazil should look into its international commitments and national to find ways to better protect the Venezuelans that have come to its territory seeking protection.

Understanding the Venezuelan Displacement Crisis

Understanding the Venezuelan Displacement Crisis

Latin American governments should see the Venezuelan exodus as an opportunity. Venezuelan refugees can contribute to the development of countries across the region.

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Interview – Emily Morris

Dr. Morris discusses Cuba’s economic reforms, the impact of Trump and the Venezuelan crisis on the Cuban economy, and the transition of leadership in post-Castro Cuba.

Interview – William I. Robinson

Interview – William I. Robinson

Professor Robinson answers questions on his theory of global capitalism, the future of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution, and the role of the BRICS in world order.

Review – The Right in Latin America

Review – The Right in Latin America

While its methodological shortcomings may raise the ire of some political scientists, this book is still ultimately a novel account of elite power in Latin America.

Review – Neoliberal Hegemony and the Pink Tide in Latin America

Review – Neoliberal Hegemony and the Pink Tide in Latin America

Rooted in a stimulating neo-Gramscian framework, Chodor’s analysis eschews generalizations and puts forward a compelling case for how the pink tide should be understood.

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A Non-Violent Conflict: The Venezuela-Guyana Dispute

Warfare may not come, but it is clear that inter-state disputes among the two countries over territory and resources will not end anytime soon.

Oil Prices, OPEC, and Oil Crisis: Collateral Damage in a Greater Game

Oil Prices, OPEC, and Oil Crisis: Collateral Damage in a Greater Game

With oil prices tumbling downward some are rejoicing, but by refusing to cut production OPEC has jeopardised the economy of some of its member states.

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