Juan Cristobal Nagel

Caracas Chronicles

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Professor of economics at the Universidad de Los Andes in Santiago, Columbia; co-editor of Caracas Chronicles, an English-language blog on Venezuelan politics and co-author of Blogging the Revolution: Caracas Chronicles and the Hugo Chávez Era



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Venezuela’s worsening economic crisis has spilled over into chaos in recent weeks.

Chronic Food Shortages Prompt Riots in Venezuela

Venezuela’s worsening economic crisis has spilled over into chaos in recent weeks.

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Venezuelan streets are teeming with protesters, and government forces are violently cracking-down on them across the country. At least 8 people have died so far.

Venezuelan Violence

Venezuelan streets are teeming with protesters, and government forces are violently cracking-down on them across the country. At least 8 people have died so far.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

During fourteen years as President, Hugo Chavez used Venezuela's vast oil resources to help the poor, which made him a hero to masses of people.

Hugo Chavez: His Life and Legacy

During fourteen years as President, Hugo Chavez used Venezuela's vast oil resources to help the poor, which made him a hero to masses of people.

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