New Oil Sanctions on Venezuela: "Would Destroy What's Left of its Economy"

New Oil Sanctions on Venezuela: “Would Destroy What’s Left of its Economy”

January 30, 2019

National Security Advisor John Bolton announced that the US will freeze Venezuelan assets and block oil payments for Venezuelan oil imports to the US. This would not only be illegal, but would also be yet another crippling blow to the country, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Venezuela — After the elections: What is to be done?

July 1, 2018

Marta Harnecker / Portside. The recent election results make it clear that although Nicolás Maduro won by a wide margin on May 20, there exists a significant majority made up of those who voted for the opposition and those who dd not vote in these elections. Recalling the context in which it emerged 1. By…

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

May 21, 2018
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network

Venezuela’s highly unusual presidential election

May 18, 2018

This is the best opportunity since 1998 that the opposition has to defeat the Bolivarian Revolution. So why are they boycotting the election? Greg Wilpert asks Venezuela will hold its 24th electoral event in 20 years this Sunday, 20 May. The path to this election was perhaps one of the most convoluted and difficult of…

Venezuela One Year After Chavez’s Passing

March 5, 2014

Latin American studies professor Miguel Tinker Salas and journalist Ewan Robertson discuss the presidency of Hugo Chavez