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Stories about Venezuela
17 July 2015
A researcher from the United Kingdom talks to Global Voices about Venezuela's contemporary literature and how local fiction helps decipher a country misunderstood by many.
27 June 2015
Supporters of Venezuela's beleaguered opposition and the pro-government camp are clashing on social media and dragging millions of Venezuelans into the conflict.
19 June 2015
18 June 2015
Daniel Alarcón, executive producer of Radio Ambulante, talks to other journalists about the latest FIFA scandal and its effect on Copa América, the most important football tournament in South America.
15 June 2015
In Venezuela, certain cults venerate deceased criminals. Followers visit their graves and build altars in their homes to ask the magical spirits for divine favors.
18 May 2015
In light of the devaluation of the Venezuelan bolivar, Venezuelans are crossing the border to work in Brazil and then return home with their earnings.
16 March 2015
Venezuelan immigrant Rita García answered a lawmaker's reactionary speech with a controversial tirade against Panamanians, comparing them to "monkeys" and saying they're incapable of respecting foreign cultures.
27 February 2015
Clashes in Venezuela escalated this weekend with the arrest of the mayor of Caracas, who is accused of being part of a plot to force the current administration from power.
26 February 2015
A new measure in Venezuela that authorizes the military to use firearms against demonstrators drew condemnation from the opposition, human rights activists and citizens.
8 February 2015
"Since the start of the protests, I had been mapping online censorship and helping people use encrypted communication tools. When the police came, I got up, scared to the bone."