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Latest update : 2014-02-25

The End of Chavismo? Venezuela Protests Escalate

Ten months after the death of Hugo Chavez, protests are escalating in Venezuela. His less charismatic successor Nicolas Maduro has been unable to contain a groundswell that started as student demonstrations two weeks ago that have since spread amid anger against crime, inflation and shortages on staple items like powdered milk, sugar, and toilet paper. Do recent events herald the end of Chavismo?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Diaraye Bah

By François PICARD

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Paula OSORIO

Sociologist and Member of the Opposition

Bernard CASSEN

General Secretary of 'Memories of Struggle' and Former Director General of Le Monde Diplomatique

Raquel GARRIDO

Spokesperson, Parti de Gauche (Left Party)

Natalia BRANDLER

PHD in Political sciences, Venezuela specialist

Girish GUPTA

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Immovable Maduro: How to fix Venezuela? (part 2)

Is the recall referendum against Venezuela's president still worth it? The electoral commission is making sure the vote can only take place next year, which means there will be...

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2016-09-22 Nicolas Maduro

Immovable Maduro: Uphill battle in bid to remove Venezuela’s president (part 1)

Is the recall referendum against Venezuela's president still worth it? The electoral commission is making sure the vote can only take place next year, which means there will be...

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2016-09-21 Black Lives Matter movement

Don't Shoot: Another US police shooting of an African-American (part 1)

Eight years ago, the US elected a black president. Barack Obama never promised to eliminate racism overnight, but so many believed that his election was a milestone on the road...

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2016-09-21 African-American

Don't Shoot: Race relations in the United States (part 2)

Eight years ago, the US elected a black president. Barack Obama never promised to eliminate racism overnight, but so many believed that his election was a milestone on the road...

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2016-09-20 United Nations

So Much For Diplomacy: Aid under fire and no end to war in sight (part 1)

They couldn't wait to restart the bombing. Syrian government forces ignored US-Russia truce talks and hit rebel positions near Aleppo, including - volunteers say - an aid convoy...

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