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An Update on Venezuela

On April 2, 2019, Posted by , In Latin America,Venezuela, By , , With Comments Off on An Update on Venezuela

By Mckay Dayton, Research by Alejandra Herrera Aid Finally Allowed into Venezuela Humanitarian aid is finally being allowed in the country after Nicolas Maduros’ government has denied any aid from entering the country. The Red Cross has said it received permission from the government to start a relief campaign. A…

A Brief Background on the Venezuela Crisis: A Country Dependent on Oil

On February 12, 2019, Posted by , In Venezuela, With Comments Off on A Brief Background on the Venezuela Crisis: A Country Dependent on Oil

Written by McKay Dayton; Research compiled by Alejandra Herrera             In the late 1970s, Venezuela thrived economically thanks to high oil prices, which allowed it to be one of the most prosperous countries in South America. Then came an oil crisis in the 1980s that significantly raised inflation. The economy…

Russian-Venezuelan Relations

On February 7, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,Russia,Venezuela, With Comments Off on Russian-Venezuelan Relations

Written by Marren Haneberg Economic and Political Ties Between Russia and Venezuela On January 23, thousands of Venezuelans began protesting against longtime president Nicolás Maduro. The protests were initiated by “self-proclaimed interim president” Juan Guaidó, who leads the opposition against Maduro (Noack). The United States, along with over 20 other…

Venezuela in Chaos

By Mckay Dayton  The recent election in Venezuela has left the country in even more disarray than it was already in. President Nicolas Maduro was elected to serve a second six-year term as president. The people of Venezuela and many other countries have claimed that the election was a sham…

Still Room in the Lat-Inn: South American Countries Response to the Venezuelan Migrant Crisis

On September 30, 2018, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Latin America,Venezuela, With Comments Off on Still Room in the Lat-Inn: South American Countries Response to the Venezuelan Migrant Crisis

Written by Brecken Denler Millions of Venezuelans flood out of their home country to anywhere that will take them.  As the tide of migrants increases the responses of neighboring countries is varied.   How other countries respond will greatly influence the end result of the crisis.  A number of examples are…