Opinion – Venezuela’s Migrants and the Challenges of Trinidad and Tobago

Faies Jafar • Jan 31 2021 • Articles

In approaching the situation of irregular migration from Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago’s government needs to go beyond its norms in policy formulation and implementation.

Interview – Tim Gill

E-International Relations • Dec 1 2020 • Features

Tim Gill discusses the economic and political crisis in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez’s legacy and the impact of US foreign policy and geopolitical rivalries.

Regional Responses to Venezuela’s Mass Population Displacement

Luisa Feline Freier and Soledad Castillo Jara • Sep 16 2020 • Articles

As migration has intensified, more restrictive policies have developed in Ecuador and Peru – while Colombia has maintained a relatively open approach.

China-Venezuela Relations in the Context of Covid-19

Tonatiuh Fierro • Jul 26 2020 • Articles

China’s influence in Venezuela forces deeper reflection on its place in the world and the acquisition of responsibilities as a consequence of its rising global relevance.

Opinion – The Survival of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution

Víctor M. Mijares • Jul 7 2020 • Articles

The Bolivarian Revolution and its authoritarian resilience can be interpreted as manifestations of a larger global process relating to the decline of the liberal order.

Interview – Cécile Mouly

E-International Relations • Apr 7 2020 • Features

Cécile Mouly discusses the nature of civil resistance, mobilisation, nonviolence and peacebuilding in Latin America, ex-combatants in Colombia and mediation in Venezuela.

Interview – John M. Kirk

E-International Relations • Feb 26 2020 • Features

John M. Kirk discusses the new constitution in Cuba, the country’s shifting relationships in the region, US-Cuban relations, and the alleged ‘sonic attacks’ on diplomats.

Disputing Venezuela’s Disputes

Marco Cupolo • Mar 14 2019 • Articles

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

Paulo Afonso Velasco Junior • Mar 9 2019 • Articles

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

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.

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

Faies Jafar • Aug 31 2018 • Articles

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

E-International Relations • Aug 24 2018 • Online resources

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

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