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Fracas in Caracas
Fracas in Caracas
Venezuela Burns as Court Entrenches Gridlock

The country’s Supreme Court rules in favor Maduro even as the conditions for many ordinary Venezuelans turn dire.

Fracas in Caracas
Palestinian Students to Caracas Med School: You’re Too Dysfunctional

If there’s any sure sign of trouble in paradise, it’s when droves of young Gazans abandon free medical education for the horrors of the war-torn West Bank.

Fracas in Caracas
Venezuela: The Country With Four Exchange Rates

According to the government, real prices may vary by over 2700%.

Fracas in Caracas
Venezuela Channels the USSR

Waiting in line is now a paying job. And Maduro is keeping the country’s three exchange rates in place.

Fracas in Caracas
Venezuela Burns Money, China

Venezuela had already made it perfectly clear that it could not manage its finances and keep its people in good living conditions, even with the help of the world’s largest oil reserves. Now, it has has made things even worse by defaulting to China, its only real friend.

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Department of Can-Kicking

So much for a breakthrough.

The Noose Tightens

As Putin heads to meet French President Emanuel Macron next week, his security services are interrogating a celebrated Cannes-winning director in Moscow.

TPP Post Trump

Picking up the pieces of TPP may be more difficult than many in Asia imagine, leaving China with an attractive opening.

Atrocity in England

Twenty-two people were killed in a bombing at a children’s concert, the deadliest in the UK since the 7/7 bombings.

Seeing a Pattern...

To lose one President to a corruption scandal may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose two in a row begins to look like carelessness.

Crude Economics

Iraq isn’t towing the cartel line.

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