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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Christopher Reeve © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute Photo: Christopher Reeve CARACAS, Venezuela—“This is the first time I feel like an emigrant,” says Evelyn, who calls herself a “free spirit,” and whose name has been changed out of fear of retaliation. She...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 60–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Alejandro Cegarra Alejandro Cegarra 's photographs and essay reveal a Venezuela that is more dangerous, more unequal, and poorer than in any time in recent history. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Venezuela crime poverty nutrition protests PORTFOLIO Vol. XXXIV, No...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2002) 19 (2): 38–48.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... Venezuela’s “Civil Society Coup” Omar G. Encarnación The events of this past April that led to the human rights, governmental transparency, brief removal from power of Hugo Chavez and protection of the environment. Present­ Frias, Venezuela’s mercurial president, ly...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2008) 25 (1): 45–58.
Published: 01 March 2008
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 94–105.
Published: 01 June 2018
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
... their origins and the forces that continue to drive wedges between communities. We’ve settled on three locations—Venezuela, where Jews and the state are increasingly in conflict; China, where the state is nervously clamping down on underground churches; and Turkey, where the ancient Byzantine empire of...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2016
... The world’s problems are rarely new. There are always precedents that should inform today’s most crucial decisions. World Policy Journal asked five experts from the United Kingdom, Burundi, Chile, Turkey, and Venezuela what lessons from history keep being forgotten. Copyright © 2016 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2012) 29 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2012
... December 14 1994, five years before becoming president of Venezuela, Chávez was invited to Cuba and was greeted on the tarmac by Castro himself. In an emotional speech at the University of Havana, Chávez spoke about having been influenced by the writings from the Cuban revolution, several of which he had...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2004) 21 (1): 32–40.
Published: 01 March 2004
... relegated litical relationship with Venezuela’s presi­ to the hemispheric sidelines. dent, Hugo Chávez, the controversial pop­ In the five years since Zedillo’s speech ulist who has presided over the leading little appears outwardly to have changed. oil-producing country in the hemisphere...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2000) 17 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2000
... U.S. foreign policy will be focused, like it or not, on the new arc of crisis in Latin America— Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador (with Mexico waiting in the wings). It is Latin America and the Caribbean that most directly af­ fect Americans at home: immigration and drugs fuel the fears of the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2015
... middle class. Writer Christopher Reeve describes an exodus of talent from Venezuela as economic conditions deteriorate for its most educated citizens. Latin America, as many of our writers stress in the Big Question section, is not homogenous. Cuba has a unique dilemma: Unlike Venezuela, which is...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 3–8.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Large, recently thriving countries like Brazil are struggling, hampered by domestic scandals. The economies of oil-dependent countries like Venezuela and Ecuador are stagnant, while other nations, such as Chile and Mexico, seem poised for growth. Amid this turbulence, countries are striving to...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 10–13.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Nicaragua continue to fight it out at The Hague in a disagreement over territorial waters. Bolivia and Chile have yet to resume full diplomatic relations following a breakdown over Bolivia’s aspiration to secure access to the Pacific Ocean. Guyana and Venezuela have been skirmishing at their border, while...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2011) 28 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Our Map Room zooms in on the hajj, tracing it through the holy city of Mecca. We then turn to three fault lines of religion—where conflicting passions and agendas have opened up gulfs between religion and government—the Jews of Venezuela, Christians of China, and the Orthodox of Islamic Turkey. Next...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2012) 29 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2012
... hurdles European governments are placing in the path of immigrants. In Venezuela, Marco Aponte-Moreno and Lance Lattig describe how President Hugo Chávez has embraced the rhetorical tools of Fidel Castro to maintain power, using an autocratic vernacular and subjecting both supporters and opponents to nine...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2003) 19 (4): 92.
Published: 01 December 2003
...) Ramazani, R. K.; “The Iranian Coup” (XIX:3) Encarnación, Omar G.; “Lula's Big Win” (XIX:4) Rieff, David; “The Bureaucrat of Torture” (XIX: 1) Encarnación, Omar G.; "Venezuela's 'Civil Society Coup’” (XIX:2) Rizopoulos, Nicholas X.; “Facts of Life” (XIX:3) Feifer...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2003) 19 (4): 73–77.
Published: 01 December 2003
... person” and that Venezuela, and Brazil” headed, respec­ he was confident of Lula’s capacity “to im­ tively, by “a triumvirate of Castro, Chavez plement sound economic policies.” O ’N eill’s and Lula.”3 An editorial published in the backhanded compliments could hardly have Washington Times...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2015) 32 (1): 118–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... Saudi Arabia is outdone in the cost of gallon of gas at the pump only by Libya and Venezuela, where gasoline goes for a heavily state-subsidized four cents a gallon. But in Norway, despite its offshore reserves, gas clocks in at $9.26 a gallon (down from a high of $10.08 last Fall), while in France...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 37–49.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Cuba continues to pride itself on the 1959 Revolution, yet in the course of its long history, dating back five centuries, it has been dependent on one benefactor after another—Spain, the United States, the Soviet Union, and, most recently, Venezuela. Following the Special Period, Cuba began to rely...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2015) 32 (1): 21–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... conventional wisdom about the future. North Korea, Iran, and Venezuela are all places where analysts may reasonably conclude, despite the periodic tugging and pulling, that our most effective policy will also be one of containment without any major shift in the current dynamics. It is a fairly safe bet that...