This article was written by Rocio Cara Labrador and originally appeared on Council on Foreign Relations on November 30, 2018. It is reproduced here under CC BY-NC 4.0. Venezuela, home to the world’s largest oil reserves, is a case study in the perils of petrostatehood. Since its discovery in the 1920s, oil has taken Venezuela on an exhilarating but … Continue reading Venezuela: The Rise and Fall of a Petrostate
This article was written by João Carlos Jarochinski Silva and Liliana Lyra Jubilut and originally appeared on E-International Relations on July 12, 2018. It is reproduced here under CC BY-NC 4.0. Since 2015, with the deepening of the crisis in Venezuela, and the consequent increase in displacement, with 5000 Venezuelans leaving their homes every day; Brazil has been receiving an unknown number of Venezuelans, with … Continue reading Venezuelans in Brazil: Challenges of Protection
Luisa Ortega Díaz, the former Proseuctor General, presented evidence of corruption to the Supreme Court in exile against President Nicolás Maduro.
This week, the United States Treasury Department placed sanctions on three Venezuelans - Pedro Martin, Walter Del Nogal, and Mario Rodriguez - under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act. The move comes less than two weeks before presidential elections are scheduled in Venezuela.
After failing to receive the appropriate economic information from the Venezuelan government, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued a declaration of censure against Venezuela.