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Venezuela news and analysis from The Nation
July 24, 2019
What the UN Report Gets Right—and Wrong—About the Crisis in Venezuela
The document paints a devastating portrait of the country’s economic situation—but overlooks the US role in the suffering.
May 23, 2019
Why Are Leading Democrats Supporting Trump on Venezuela?
They assure us they’re not for war. But they are supporting strangulation through sanctions, which has led to thousands of deaths.
May 8, 2019
Russiagate Zealotry Continues to Endanger American National Security
If Venezuela becomes a Cuban Missile–like Crisis, will Trump be free to resolve it peacefully?
Stephen F. Cohen
May 7, 2019
Trump Promised Restraint but Has Delivered More Calamitous Intervention
He is sowing chaos and intervening from Yemen to Iran to Venezuela and beyond.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
May 2, 2019
Once Again, Mainstream Media Get It Wrong on Venezuela
Foreign outlets, dutifully supporting Trump administration calls for regime change, reported that a widespread uprising was underway, even though Juan Guaidó’s coup attempt had little support.
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March 14, 2019
Letters From the April 1, 2019, Issue
March 13, 2019
Venezuela’s Deadly Blackout Highlights the Need for a Negotiated Resolution of the Crisis
Maduro is corrupt and increasingly repressive, but US sanctions and violence by the US-supported opposition have contributed to Venezuelans’ suffering.
February 28, 2019
Trump’s Other ‘National Emergency’: Sanctions That Kill Venezuelans
The humanitarian crisis will get rapidly worse if the most recent sanctions continue.
February 27, 2019
Salvador Allende le ofrece una salida a Maduro
El fallecido presidente chileno comparte algunos consejos desde más allá de la tumba.
February 11, 2019
Salvador Allende Offers a Way Out for Venezuela’s Maduro
Chile’s dead president has some advice from beyond the grave.