Analysis | English | 24 febrero 2014

Venezuela censorship backfires

vzlaprotest1 Beginning last week, massive student-led protests all but shut down several of Venezuela’s major cities, including the capital. There have been at least five deaths and scores of injuries and arrests, coming to a head on Wednesday night when armed, pro-government militias (the so called «colectivos«) descended on demonstrators in the nation’s bloodiest act of repression in recent history. ... ver más
English | News | 26 julio 2012

Chávez monopolizes airwaves for 15 hours in July, Capriles holds Facebook Forum (Foreign Policy)

Capriles held a Facebook Forum to combat Chávez abuse of State media […] In order to continue making inroads [in the election campaign], [Henrique] Capriles must overcome a serious deficit in the airwaves. Venezuela’s Electoral Body is heavily restricting the amount of time each campaign can run ads on TV to no more than three minutes per day, per channel. ... ver más