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    1. beyondbrics

      August 26, 2014

      Venezuela's latest ruse to tackle shortages: fingerprint scanners in supermarkets

      For more than 50 years, citizens of Communist Cuba have been assured access to basic foodstuffs by the libreta, or ration...

    2. beyondbrics

      July 24, 2014

      Venezuela's "Chinese Stew" may be hard to digest

      There has been an outpouring of bitter comments under the hashtag #GuisoChino – “Chinese Stew”, slang for fraud and...

    1. July 14, 2014

      Reform drive puts strain on Chávez legacy

      A red graffito of the late Hugo Chávez is sprayed on walls around the Venezuelan capital and nearby towns. Its legend is an...

    2. March 18, 2014

      Holy hand seen in Argentine president’s conversion

      Much has changed in Argentina since the uncomfortable moment a year ago when President Cristina Fernández first publicly...

    3. The World

      February 24, 2014

      Venezuela as Ukraine?

      “We could turn Venezuela into Ukraine!” a student protester shouted in Caracas this weekend. It is striking how similar the...

    4. February 14, 2014

      Venezuela attempts to quell violent protests

      Venezuela’s government has declared its determination to stop protests as the country grapples with the aftermath of the...

    5. December 9, 2013

      Venezuela poll cements ruling of Hugo Chávez successor

      Venezuelan voters on Sunday helped cement President Nicolás Maduro’s hold on power in a nationwide municipal poll...

    6. beyondbrics

      November 27, 2013

      Venezuela and Wall Street: friends at last

      Rumours have been circulating for a while that capitalist bankers may be cooking up ways of helping cash-strapped, socialist...

    7. beyondbrics

      November 3, 2013

      The week ahead: Nov 4 - 9

      The week ahead in emerging markets: China’s president Xi Jinping is thought to set out a programme of reforms for China in...

    8. October 8, 2013

      Venezuela’s Maduro seeks to rule by decree

      Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela’s president, is seeking special power to rule by decree in order to wage “economic war”, as he...

    9. beyondbrics

      July 19, 2013

      Venezuela-Colombia: mending fences

      This appears to have been a kiss and make up week for Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro. First, he married his long time...

    10. beyondbrics

      June 19, 2013

      Maduro does Europe

      In Nicolas Maduro’s latest attempt to mimic his peripatetic predecessor, Hugo Chavez, he is touring the “Old Continent”,...

    11. beyondbrics

      May 10, 2013

      Venezuela inflation hits nearly 30%

      Some honeymoon. Barely a month into his presidential term, and the situation facing Nicolas Maduro is decidedly unenviable....

    12. May 1, 2013

      Fight breaks out in Venezuela’s parliament

      CARACAS, April 29 – Fistfights broke out in Venezuela’s parliament on Tuesday, leaving a number of legislators bloodied and...

    13. April 26, 2013

      Henrique Capriles to fight Venezuela election result in courts

      Venezuela’s opposition leader, Henrique Capriles, will challenge the result of recent presidential elections in the courts...

    14. April 19, 2013

      Venezuela poll body agrees to audit vote

      Venezuela’s electoral authority has agreed to an audit of the presidential election vote after Sunday’s result triggered...

    15. April 17, 2013

      US backs call for Venezuela poll recount

      John Kerry, US secretary of state, on Wednesday backed the Venezuelan opposition’s call for a recount of the vote after...

    16. The World

      April 17, 2013

      Venezuela and its Mad Max reality

      Supporters of Henrique Capriles protest on April 15 (Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images) “I will continue governing the...

    17. beyondbrics

      April 17, 2013

      [video] Venezuela post-election

      Violence has erupted in Venezuela after Nicolás Maduro won the narrowest of victories in the weekend’s presidential...

    18. beyondbrics

      April 17, 2013

      Venezuela violence: who's to blame?

      Henrique Capriles would of course have preferred to win Venezuela’s elections last Sunday. But the fact that his rival...

    19. April 16, 2013

      Opposition cancels Venezuela poll protest

      Venezuela’s opposition leader Henrique Capriles cancelled plans for a demonstration outside the electoral authority in...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      April 16, 2013

      Opposition protests in Caracas

      Tomas Bravo/Reuters A boy jumps over a barricade of burning rubbish that supporters of opposition leader Henrique Capriles...

    21. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2013

      Guest post: Venezuelans wake up to economic realities

      By Russ Dallen of Caracas Capital Markets Even though he was not on the ballot, Hugo Chávez loomed large in Sunday’s snap...

    22. April 15, 2013

      Chávez’s socialist dream fades fast

      Only six weeks in the grave, and Hugo Chávez’s socialist dream is fading fast. On Sunday night his hand-picked successor,...

    23. April 15, 2013

      Venezuela opposition contests poll result

      Venezuela’s opposition will contest Nicolás Maduro’s unexpectedly narrow victory in Sunday’s presidential election, plunging...

    24. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2013

      Guest post: poisoned chalice for Maduro and chavismo

      By Michael McCarthy of Johns Hopkins-SAIS So, the chavista revolution continues: interim president Nicolás Maduro has...

    25. FT Photo Diary

      April 15, 2013

      Maduro wins Venezuelan election

      Ariana Cubillos/AP Government supporters celebrate after the official results of the presidential elections were announced...

    26. The World

      April 15, 2013

      Venezuela’s election: a fading dream

      Nicolas Maduro celebrates with his wife, Cilia Flores, after being declared the winner of Venezuela's presidential election...

    27. April 15, 2013

      Venezuelan rivals rally after poll

      Both sides in Venezuela’s political stand-off will hold rival demonstrations on Tuesday after the country’s electoral...

    28. April 14, 2013

      Venezuelans vote on Chávez successor

      Venezuelans head to the polls on Sunday in the Opec country’s second presidential election in six months, pitting Hugo...

    29. beyondbrics

      April 13, 2013

      Venezuela: a Maduro victory won't disguise the economic problems

      Venezuelans may be fed up with their country’s stuttering economy, but it doesn’t look like that is going to stop Nicolás...

    30. April 12, 2013

      Acting president poised to win Venezuelan poll

      Venezuela’s acting president Nicolás Maduro was heading for a landslide win in Sunday’s election, according to polls, a...

    31. April 11, 2013

      Heir exposes hollow at heart of Chavismo

      In Venezuela, history is repeating itself in accordance with Karl Marx’s dictum: Hugo Chávez was tragedy; his would-be...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      April 11, 2013

      Campaigning in Caracas

      Ramon Espinosa/AP A man hawks framed pictures of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, as supporters of ruling party...

    33. The World

      April 11, 2013

      Venezuela: six challenges for Chávez's successor

      (JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images) On April 14, Venezuelans will choose a president for the second time in less than a year....

    34. April 2, 2013

      Chávez casts shadow on Venezuela poll

      Last year, Henrique Capriles proved no match for the electoral juggernaut of Hugo Chávez, who won more than a dozen...

    35. March 21, 2013

      Venezuela cuts off US ahead of elections

      Venezuela’s government has cut off diplomatic communications with the US after accusing Washington of meddling in domestic...

    36. March 11, 2013

      Venezuela poll rivals trade accusations

      The contest to succeed Hugo Chávez as president of Venezuela has got off to a bruising start, with the rivals trading bitter...

    37. March 10, 2013

      Venezuela sets April 14 as election date

      Venezuela will hold fresh presidential elections on April 14, as acting President Nicolás Maduro hopes to ride a wave of...

    38. March 6, 2013

      Venezuela oil sector limited by obligations

      With the largest oil reserves in the world, Venezuela has long been one of the biggest draws in the oil industry. That was...

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