Venezuela Refugees

Venezuela is a Refugee Crisis

The current political upheaval in Venezuela was preceded by Latin America's worst-ever refugee crisis. By most estimates, several thousand Venezuelans are fleeing the country every day. Most are going to neighboring Colombia. But every country in the region is...
Venezuela Protest

Will Crisis in Venezuela Lead to Civil War?

Venezuela is in the midst of a deep political crisis that could turn extremely dangerous.On January 23rd, the 35-year-old head of the Venezuela's National Assembly Juan Guiado declared himself president of Venezuela,  promising to serve in that role on an ...

The Crisis in Venezuela, explained

Venezuela is at yet another crisis point. The government of Nicolas Maduro is facing steep opposition from the very people that swept Maduro's predecessor and mentor Hugo Chavez to power nearly 20 years ago. But after years of sharp economic decline it app...

Venezuela is Collapsing. Here’s Why

Venezuela is on a rapid and precipitous decline. You might even say, as my guest today Francisco Toro wrote in a recent piece in The Atlantic, that Venezuela is falling apart. Between food, fuel, medicine and commodity shortages, corruption and rampant cri...