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Hugo Chávez’s failed coups, twenty-five years on

  Lieutenant Colonel Hugo Chávez Frías, asking his men to give up, after the failed coup attempt on February 4th,1992
This year marks the 25th anniversary of two coup attempts in Venezuela, led by Hugo ...



BRICS’ New Development Bank announces 5-year strategy

In September 2016, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and New Development Bank (NDB) President K.V. Kamath signed a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions, to strengthen cooperation in addressing the ...



How Venezuelan Refugees Are Surviving in Brazil (Americas Quarterly)

 
http://americasquarterly.org/content/how-venezuelan-refugees-are-surviving-brazil
For most Brazilians, the disaster unfolding in neighboring Venezuela is little more than another passing topic on the evening ...



Venezuela’s problems go far beyond chavismo

Diosdado Cabello and Nicolas Maduro 
Many international analysts suggest not only that Venezuela's President Maduro is about to fall, but also that the end of chavismo will inevitably be the starting point of a process ...



Brazil’s no-show at the G20

Better days: Brazil's President Lula at the G20 Summit in 2009, in Pittsburgh
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Observation: Two days after the publication of this blog post, President Temer changed his mind and announced that he would, in ...