Well-informed sources in Caracas say it’s not only the Trump administration that’s hoping for a coup in Venezuela, it’s Vladimir Putin. But on his terms.
Annika Hernroth is a Swedish journalist who contributes to the Wall Street Journal, Washington Examiner, ledarsidorna.se and National Review. This fall, she is set to publish her first book, Like Diamonds: Stories from the Jewish Diaspora, with Post Hill Press.
Self-declared President Guaidó's effort to drive Nicolás Maduro from the presidential palace has faltered badly. It may yet regain momentum, but it's not clear how.
After months of promises by the opposition, violent protests erupted on the streets Tuesday, with some military backing Juan Guaido—and others sticking with President Maduro.
Every actor who should have your back is either on the take or on the make, and all the basic features of society have been torn to shreds.
Guaidó was expected to bring a miracle, but he put too much faith in Maduro’s bad judgment and in outside powers. Now it will take a miracle to regain the initiative.
Putin saved Assad in Syria. Can he save Maduro in Venezuela? It’s starting to look that way.
Weddle was held for several hours and reportedly interrogated by counterintelligence officers before being released. The message to the press is that nobody is safe.
Many Venezuelans see the ‘colectivos’ as nothing more than regime thugs terrorizing the public. In an exclusive interview, one of their leaders presents a different picture.
Swedish journalist Annika Hernroth-Rothstein was robbed, beaten, and threatened with death. Venezuelans live with such terror all the time.
Most of those who live in 23 de Enero no longer register the lawlessness and suffering. It is an everyday reality, a function of the country they call home.