Hugo Chavez

May 20, 2016
Image: Flickr/Joka Madruga

Is Venezuela on the brink of another coup?

Cory Collins
Amidst a dire economic situation and Rousseff's suspension in Brazil, Venezuela declares a state of emergency and accuses the U.S. of a coup plot.
Feb 17, 2014

Constructing 'Venezuela' protests: A photo gallery

John Baglow
Venezuela is again in the news as demonstrations by pro- and anti-government forces take place. But the foreign press is taking extreme liberties with the images it is using to represent the conflict.
Mar 13, 2013

The legacy of President Hugo Chavez

Chávez will not be remembered simply as a politician who alleviated his country's rate of poverty. Instead he will be reminisced as a man, and perhaps already as a legend, who empowered the poor.
Mar 12, 2013

The real reasons Chavez was hated by the U.S.

Laura Carlsen
Within moments of Chavez's death, commercial media and mouthpieces for the U.S. government were verbally dancing on his grave and predicting the imminent demise of Chavismo.
Mar 6, 2013

Hugo Chavez: Farewell to neoliberalism's nemesis

Chris Nineham
Chavez put to shame all the so called progressive leaders around the world who hide behind fabricated public opinion to justify embracing the market and moving to the right.
Mar 5, 2013

Hugo Chavez: 1954 - 2013

rabble staff
Hugo Chavez died at the age of 58 today. In October he celebrated the last of many election victories. (Photo: chavezcandanga / flickr)
Mar 5, 2013

Hugo Chavez, undefeated

Derrick O'Keefe
The poor of Venezuela and of all Latin America are better off today in real and tangible ways because the people kept Hugo Chavez in power.
Oct 17, 2012

Hugo Chavez confronts (neo) liberal democracy

Murray Dobbin
Media coverage -- in which reporters and pundits could barely bring themselves to recognize Hugo Chavez's historic victory -- oozed contempt for Chavez and the Venezuelans who voted for socialism.
Jul 21, 2012

A glimpse of Venezuela: Part two

Blair Redlin
Ten years after the failed coup of 2002, participants in a "reality tour" of Venezuela learned about big changes at the grassroots.


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