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Analysis of the 2014 Protests from The Americas Blog

Obama Administration Faces Diplomatic Isolation in Latin America on Venezuela
Op-ed by Oliver Stone and Mark Weisbrot in The Boston Globe, March 22, 2014

John Kerry Doubles Down on Venezuela, Despite Being Alone
Column by Mark Weisbrot in The Guardian, March 20, 2014


Latin American Growth in the 21st Century: The 'Commodities Boom' That Wasn't

May 2014, David Rosnick and Mark Weisbrot

A Statistical Note on the April 14 Venezuelan Presidential Election and Audit of Results

May 2013, David Rosnick and Mark Weisbrot

Adjusting for Polling Biases in Venezuela’s 2012 Presidential Election

October 2012, David Rosnick

Venezuela's Economic Recovery: Is It Sustainable?

September 2012, Mark Weisbrot and Jake Johnston

Decreasing Inequality Under Latin America’s “Social Democratic” and “Populist” Governments: Is the Difference Real?

October 2011, Juan A. Montecino

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The Americas Blog

Connectivity and Mobility through Bolivia's Cable Cars

Update on Latin American Responses to Israel's Siege on Gaza

Obama Throws Another Bone to the Right on Venezuela

How Have Latin America’s Political Leaders Responded to Israel’s Siege on Gaza?

The Problem with the Venezuela Sanctions Debate

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Latin America Data Bytes

Venezuela: GDP Rebounds on Strong Construction Growth
December 13, 2011 (Latin America Data Byte)
En Español

Venezuela: GDP Contracts after First-Quarter Surge
September 7, 2011 (Latin America Data Byte)
En Español

Venezuela: GDP Shows Strong Gains in Q1 2011
June 6, 2011 (Latin America Byte)
En Español

Op-Eds & Columns

Fixing the Exchange Rate System in Venezuela

Mark Weisbrot
Triple Crisis, November 25, 2014

Carvajal Case Reveals Splits within Obama Administration on Latin America Policy, Once Again

Mark Weisbrot
Últimas Noticias, August 3, 2014
The Hill
, July 29, 2014

En español

How to Fix Venezuela’s Troubled Exchange Rate

Mark Weisbrot
Fortune, July 22, 2014

For the First Time in Years, Members of Congress Push Back Against Obama Administration’s Failed Latin America Policy

Mark Weisbrot
The Hill, June 3, 2014
Últimas Noticias, June 1, 2014

En español

The Story of Venezuela’s Protests May Be Different From What You Are Told

Mark Weisbrot
Huffington Post, April 28, 2014
Folha de São Paulo (Brazil), April 13, 2014

Em português

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The Legacy of Independence and Democracy in Venezuela

The Legacy of Hugo Chávez: At Home and Abroad

Obama in Latin America: The U.S. Response to the Region’s Leftward Shift

Venezuelan Elections and the Institutionalization of Participatory Democracy

Venezuela after Chávez

Brown Bag: Venezuela's Electoral System and the Results of The Presidential Elections

Post-Neoliberalism in Latin America: A New Vision for Development

The Andes Initiative Presents: Panel on "The Revolution in Venezuela"

Latin America in the Obama Years: U.S. Intervention, Policy and Progress

Venezuela and the Chavez Government: Advances and Shortcomings

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Press Releases

New Paper Finds No Evidence that Latin America’s Economic Growth Rebound Results from a “Commodities Boom”

May 21, 2014

Economists Call on Media to Report "Overwhelming Evidence" Regarding Venezuelan Election Results

June 7, 2013

Statistical Study Shows That First Audit of Venezuelan Election is Decisive

May 9, 2013

Venezuelan Audit Can’t Find Any Different Result in Presidential Election, Statistical Analysis Shows

April 26, 2013

Maduro’s Win, Though Narrow, Likely Results from People’s Improved Living Standards in Chávez Era, says CEPR Co-Director

April 15, 2013

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On the State of Democracy in Venezuela
June 24, 2004, Testimony of Mark Weisbrot before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Narcotics Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate)

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