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Henrique Capriles

Former President Jimmy Carter has a poor reputation on many issues, among them Venezuela, where pro-democracy activists view him as a stalwart ally of the...

Today's edition of the Spanish newspaper El País carries a photographic essay with vivid images of the anti-regime demonstrations that convulsed Venezuela yesterday. The opening...

The other day, I asked a leading Venezuelan opposition figure what he thought was the main difference between Hugo Chavez, the late Venezuelan comandante, and...

"Orwellian" is an oft-misused term, mainly because those who employ it forget that it properly applies to closed societies, rather than open ones. For that...

The war of nerves between Venezuela's ruling chavistas and its battered adversaries intensified this week, following the decision of the country's Supreme Court, the TSJ,...

When the Venezuelan tyrant Hugo Chavez passed away back in March, one notably unctuous commemorative tribute came from former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. "Although we...

Ever since the death of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez back in March, his successors have been flinging insult after insult at the United States....

One of the Hugo Chavez-era ministers retained in the new cabinet of Nicolas Maduro is Iris Varela, who holds the portfolio for Venezuela's rotting prison...

One of the celebrities given star billing at a Nicolas Maduro election rally last week in Caracas was Diego Maradona, the former Argentine soccer star....

With a little under a month to go before Venezuela's presidential election on April 14, the opposition candidate, Henrique Capriles, is starting to exhibit the...

At Chavista demonstrations in Caracas recently, images of Hugo Chavez juxtaposed with icons of Jesus Christ have been a common sight. In part, that's because...

Had Hugo Chavez won yesterday's presidential election in Venezuela by a landslide, the opposition would have justifiably accused him of committing massive electoral fraud. Especially...