The political heirs of Hugo Chávez swore they’d never use “Yanqui money,” but to hold on to power they changed their minds. Now even Christmas trees are back on the market.
Eduard Freisler is a Czech reporter based in Caracas, Venezuela. He has written for the Miami Herald, Christian Science Monitor and number of Czech outlets. He is a graduate of Hunter College in New York City.
Venezuelan opponents of Maduro, and those in Washington who’ve tried to overthrow him, may be gleeful about the demise of his buddy Morales. But Maduro’s army is still with him.