How did Venezuela get so unstable?

Time to step back from the political play-by-play – in this post, I want to explain to a broader audience how on earth Venezuela got into such a huge mess in the first place. I realize how baffling our political crisis must seem to an outsider. Here’s a conceptual primer. It seems like it’s been…

How did Venezuela get so unstable?

Time to step back from the political play-by-play – in this post, I want to explain to a broader audience how on earth Venezuela got into such a huge mess in the first place. I realize how baffling our political crisis must seem to an outsider. Here’s a conceptual primer. It seems like it’s been…

The oracle speaks…

…other pundits I read, but Teodoro Petkoff I follow. Teodoro is more than an analyst. He is a consistent voice for reason, principle and good sense in a political atmosphere where these qualities are sadly too rare. So today, when he uses his TalCual editorial to warn CNE head Francisco Carrasquero to look again into…

The oracle speaks…

…other pundits I read, but Teodoro Petkoff I follow. Teodoro is more than an analyst. He is a consistent voice for reason, principle and good sense in a political atmosphere where these qualities are sadly too rare. So today, when he uses his TalCual editorial to warn CNE head Francisco Carrasquero to look again into…

New on Caracas Chronicles

Things are changing on this blog! 1.By sisterly demand, now you can post your comments at the end of each entry. 2.Check out the very silly, very fun mixed websites you can make with this very cool toy: TopFX website mixer. Great fun. 3.Also by reader demand, the RSS site feed is up! Now you…