Steve Ellner has taught economic history at the Universidad de Oriente in Venezuela since 1977. His most recent book is his edited Latin America's Radical Left: Challenges and Complexities of Political Power in the Twenty-First Century (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014).
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Monday, July 20, 2020
Long Overdue for Latin America: A New "Good Neighbor Policy"
U.S. policy towards Venezuela has been a fiasco. Try as it might, the Trump regime-change team has been unable to depose President Maduro and finds itself stuck with a self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaidó, who President Trump was reported to have called “a kid” who “doesn’t have what it takes.”...
Friday, February 20, 2015
Op-Ed on Venezuela Slips Past NYT Factcheckers
A February 15, 2015, op-ed on Venezuela by Enrique Krauze seems to have slipped by the New York Times ' factcheckers. Krauze's thesis (a tired one, but very popular with Venezuelan and Cuban right-wingers in South Florida) is that Venezuela has not only followed "the Cuban model," but has recently...