There’s still hope for the “pink tide” that swept aside Latin America’s right-wing dictators. But in Venezuela, Chavismo is on its last legs.
Join us for a documentary film illustrating the impact of the Bolivarian revolution on poor and working people in this Latin American country and the established system of democracy.
His dalliances with the likes of Gaddafi and Assad may have soured the Arab public on a figure with whom it was disposed to be sympathetic.
What scared Washington most about Chavez was not his failures or idiosyncrasies. It was his success.
Comparing Hugo Chavez’s accomplishments to his U.S. obits was like taking a trip through Alice’s looking glass.
IPS’ Netfa Freeman will is a feature panelist at a University of Maryland event about the impact of the late Venezuelan leader.
Hugo Chavez put an end to the reign of neoliberal IMF policies that had impoverished the masses of Latin America.
Life has improved for a great number of Venezuelans over the last decade.
Uncle Sam isn’t making much fuss over Latin America’s law-breaking lawmakers.
The sixth Summit of the Americas in Colombia could prove to be an awkward weekend for President Obama.
Half a year into his presidency, Peru’s Ollanta Humala has not been the Chavez clone his critics predicted.
President Hugo Chavez inspired many in Venezuela with his return in time for its bicentennial.
Venezuelan President Hugo hasn’t prepared the groundwork for a successor.
United States fears losing Peru to camp of Venezuela, Bolivia, et al; backs Fujimori for president.
Though nationalized, Venezuela’s oil still relies on foreign know-how.