ambitious social programs, Chavismo, collapse in world oil prices, enormous poverty reduction, Extreme right wing factions of the opposition, Hugo Chávez, Nicolas Maduro, oil price dependency, The "opposition", the middle class, the Venezuelan oligarchy, U.S. intent for regime change
Published on May 17, 2017
Tariq Ali discusses the worsening situation in Venezuela. Are we witnessing again the US pressure to topple a South American regime which doesn’t agree with its political and global objectives? Are we back to the old days of 2002 and the US-backed coup? Are the pieces on the chessboard moving forward?