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The Funding of Terrorism (Part II) – Terrorist Financing Hidden among Commercial Ties: Venezuela, Iran and Hezbollah

August 5, 2019

by Vanessa Neumann 6 August 2019   Venezuela, my country, is dying. Money has become worthless and we now face the biggest humanitarian disaster ever seen in the Western Hemisphere as the exodus will surpass Syria’s in 2020. The country is projected to lose a third of its population. One in three, and that number … Continue reading “The Funding of Terrorism (Part II) – Terrorist Financing Hidden among Commercial Ties: Venezuela, Iran and Hezbollah”


Chavez Versus Maduro: Who Did It Worse?

May 29, 2019

by Roisin Murray 29 May 2019 For most of the late twentieth-century, Venezuela was considered the most stable democracy in Latin America, held up as an example for its volatile Latin American neighbours. Venezuela is renowned for being a country rich in natural assets. It is a major producer of oil, as well as a … Continue reading “Chavez Versus Maduro: Who Did It Worse?”


In the Line of Fire: A Conversation with Photojournalist Fabiola Ferrero

March 1, 2019

By Atina Dimitrova 1 March 2019    Caracas-born war photographer Fabiola Ferrero talks to Atina Dimitrova about her dangerous career and how she deals with documenting tragedy.   As fifteen guerrillas surrounded her and forced her to hand over her protective vest, gas mask, helmet and camera equipment, Fabiola Ferrero tried to block the anxiety … Continue reading “In the Line of Fire: A Conversation with Photojournalist Fabiola Ferrero”


Will there be a coup in Venezuela?

December 11, 2017

By Will Bisset   It has come as a surprise to many that Venezuela’s military, with its history of attempted coups d’etat, has sat idly by while its country descends into chaos. Ostensibly, all the ingredients for the perfect coup are there: unprecedented shortages of basic goods such as food and medicine coupled with disastrous … Continue reading “Will there be a coup in Venezuela?”


Petro-state: After Hugo Chávez’s tumultuous presidency, how can Nicolás Maduro avert disaster in Venezuela?

February 5, 2014

by Ethan K.F. Brooks Although it may not be something that immediately comes to mind, President Maduro’s Venezuela possesses the largest proven oil reserves in the world, with, by some estimates, just under 297,570 billion barrels of oil, or nearly 20% of global reserves. [1] The Bolivarian Republic has reserves greater than Saudi Arabia, and … Continue reading “Petro-state: After Hugo Chávez’s tumultuous presidency, how can Nicolás Maduro avert disaster in Venezuela?”


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