DOMINIC SANDBROOK imagines fallout of Labour's first weeks in power

It was the kind associated with Cuba’s Fidel Castro or Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez. For years, people...

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Unwelcome Signs for the U.S. in Argentina’s New Administration

On December 10th, Argentina inaugurated a new president. Recent elections brought back former...

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The big worry with Boris Johnson is how much he likes to be liked

Instead — happily — Labour has suffered its most crushing election defeat since 1935, putting paid...

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'Caudillo' or crusader against socialism? Florida's Latinos debate Trump

Ulvert, a Democratic strategist, said when he talks to voters in South Florida, he doesn’t name...

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How Labour Lost the Culture War

Corbyn claimed to have found the recipe for reversing the left’s decline: Move far to the left. While he has always found the time to stand in solidarity...

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Homeland Security seizes $250 million from convicted ex-Venezuelan treasurer

Officials with Homeland Security Investigations in Miami on Thursday disclosed the seizure, which...

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Impeachment is coming. Who will pay the price?

The die is cast: Democrats have unveiled the charges on which they plan to impeach Donald Trump next week.

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AP Exclusive: Troops that defied Maduro have fled Venezuela

Soto and Sánchez cemented their friendship as young cadets, before Hugo Chavéz had come to power and...

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Maduro’s socialist miracle: To ‘succeed,’ you just need all the guns

Another triumph of socialism! And never mind that the policies of Maduro and his late predecessor, ...

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Should citizens pass an American history test to vote?

If collectively the citizens make the wrong decision at the ballot box, it can mean disaster. How...

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Perspective | Symbols of a tragic transformation: The abandoned cars of Venezuela

More than 1.5 million cars — 43 percent of Venezuela’s stock — are inactive or abandoned, according...

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Stand-out student among passengers on missing Chilean plane

The passengers also included Claudia Manzo, 37, the only woman on board. Hugo Llerena Chávez,...

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Hugo Chavez and Jack London on why socialism kills

Cordiero writes that he was working in Silicon Valley when he got a call that his father had experienced kidney failure in Caracas. The economic collapse...

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STEPHEN GLOVER: We stand on the brink of insanity

I haven’t even mentioned Labour’s madcap economic policies, which would bankrupt Britain, leading to a flight of capital and deterring foreign investors....

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Botin Risks Confronting Latin America-Style Populism at Home

Over more than two decades the 59-year-old chairman of Banco Santander SA, Spain’s largest lender,...

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There’s Still Time for Golf Amid Venezuela Oil Industry Collapse

Despite economic chaos and political paralysis, Venezuela’s beleaguered oil industry has still found...

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I left Venezuela fleeing from a dictator, only to find another one in America | Opinion

When I see a government try to remove judges, destroy democratic institutions, call the media fake...

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Hardy scientists trek to Venezuela's last glacier amid chaos

Mountain fieldwork always is physically grueling, but the deepening crisis in Venezuela since the...

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'Missed his moment': opposition corruption scandal undermines Venezuela's Guaido

For Mario Silva, an engineer waiting by a bus stop in the crumbling western city of Maracaibo, it...

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U.S.-Argentine Relations Can Survive Trump’s Tariff Threat

Incoming Argentine President Alberto Fernández might seem like an irresistible target for U.S....

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What Venezuela Needs for a Prosperous Future | David Gordon

Rafael Acevedo is a distinguished Venezuelan economist, now in part-time residence at Texas Tech...

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Today in History: December 6

Thomas Alva Edison made the first recording in his tinfoil cylinder phonograph, with a recording of himself reciting 'Mary had a little lamb'. Microsoft...

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Maduro’s foes balk at UN-backed deal to rebuild power grid

The informal group came about in the wake of a 2002 coup as a way for Venezuelan lawmakers across...

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Under Left and Right-Wing Leaders, the Amazon Has Burned. Can Latin America Reject Oil, Ranching,...

The chapter in Latin American history that opened in 1998 with celebrations in Venezuela has ended...

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Socialism Killed My Father

Since the election of Hugo Chávez in 1998 ushered in successive waves of nationalization, inflation, and recession, international airlines—American,...

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A wealthy Venezuelan hosted Giuliani amid the Ukraine campaign. Then Giuliani lobbied on his behalf....

The criminal complaint alleges top officials of the Venezuelan state-owned oil company, elite...

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How Trump's Washington Got Venezuela And Maduro All Wrong

Maduro and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, had transformed Venezuela from one of Latin America’s most...

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Opinion | The Revolt Against Populism

Throngs are marching to preserve democratic rights in Hong Kong, Warsaw, Budapest, Istanbul and Moscow. The masses are angry in Pakistan, Indonesia and...

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JEFF PRESTRIDGE: What Labour's £83bn spending spree means for you

Despite having one of the greatest oil and gold reserves of any country in the world, the populist...

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A wealthy Venezuelan hosted Giuliani as he pursued Ukraine campaign. Then Giuliani lobbied the...

A month after staying at the Spanish estate of Alejandro Betancourt López, Giuliani attended a...

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Opinion | Venezuela’s Kids Are Dying. Are We Responsible?

This country is a kleptocracy ruled incompetently by thugs who are turning a prosperous...

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Months of Unpaid Bills in Mexico Oil Patch Add to Pemex Woes

“Investors and credit ratings agencies don’t have confidence in what Pemex is doing in the sector,”...

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Miami money manager pleads guilty in $1.2 billion Venezuelan laundering scheme

A Miami investment manager pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in a $1.2 billion...

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Venezuela ex-spy chief's disappearance 'a scandal'

Mr Carvajal has in the past said that he does not trust the US justice system. Gen Carvajal, 59, was the head of military counter-intelligence from July...

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Evo Morales Offers to Sit Out Bolivia's Next Election

Evo Morales, the exiled former president of Bolivia, said he is willing to sit out the country’s...

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Spain Orders Extradition of Venezuela's Ex-Intelligence Chief to U.S.

Spain's High Court on Monday ordered the extradition of Venezuela's former military intelligence...

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Opinion | Morales Made Bolivia a Narco State

The South American socialist, who had ruled Bolivia like a tyrant for 14 uninterrupted years, fled his country after the army told him earlier this month...

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Spanish Court Says Wanted Venezuelan Spy Still Missing

The official said the order for Maj. Gen. Hugo Carvajal’s arrest in Madrid was issued Nov. 8, after...

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Venezuela’s struggling opposition seeks to tap into uprising wave across South America

Massive demonstrations in recent weeks have also triggered landmark policy shifts by governments in...

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He Knew All About Money Launderers. The U.S. Says He Joined Them

Bruce Bagley, an international studies professor, knew all about how corrupt Venezuelan officials...

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Why Liga MX's Veracruz might be the world's worst club

In a sense, it was the perfect backdrop for Veracruz' final home game of 2019 in Liga MX. A "norte"...

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Hope and Survival in Los Pinos

It is the namesake for a neighborhood, Los Pinos. Such inequities have helped spur successive waves of protests in Venezuela, and less than a year ago,...

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Meet San Francisco's new lightning rod DA: Raised by Bill Ayers, worked for Hugo Chavez

Boudin was raised by Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, notorious former leaders of the Weather...

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Spain Court Grants US Extradition of Venezuela's Ex-Spy Boss

The fate of Maj. Gen. Hugo Carvajal, who was for over a decade the eyes and ears in the military of...

discovered 2 months ago on US News & World Report
Ex Venezuelan spy chief Hugo Carvajal takes flight to avoid U.S. extradition

Venezuela’s former head of military intelligence, Hugo Carvajal, known as El Pollo (The Chicken),...

discovered 2 months ago on Miami Herald
The Latest: Bolivia Senate leader declares herself president

A supporter of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose image is held up at right, and late...

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Socialism Stinks: The Unfortunate Lessons of Venezuela's Central Planning

The latest dead end on that highway to hell—already littered with the human victims of past failed...

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Venezuelan leader puts militias on patrol ahead of protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is beefing up patrols by civilian...

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Opinion | Bolivia needs a political solution out of this messy coup

After Hugo Chávez gave the order to use the military to put down a huge civilian protest on April...

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Venezuela ex-intel chief missing in Spain ahead of US extradition: police

Venezuela's former military intelligence chief has gone missing in Spain just days after a court...

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Spanish police seeking Venezuelan ex-spymaster

Carvajal, an ally of Venezuela's late Socialist leader Hugo Chavez, is wanted by U.S. authorities on allegations of drug trafficking. After some local...

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Spain police say ex-Venezuelan spy chief Hugo Carvajal is missing

Venezuela's former military intelligence chief Hugo Carvajal has gone missing in Spain days after...

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Evo Morales Is Out. Is Nicolás Maduro Next?

Is Nicolás Maduro Next? Venezuelan opponents of Maduro, and those in Washington who’ve tried to overthrow him, may be gleeful about the demise of his...

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