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Obama Channels Ronald Reagan: How to Create an “Extraordinary National Security Threat”
Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera America, March 10, 2015

Escalating Tensions Between the US and Venezuela
The Diane Rehm Show, March 11, 2015

Analysis of the 2014 Protests from The Americas Blog


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

Wall Street Journal Gets the Numbers Wrong on Venezuelan Health Care Spending

Live Blog: Senate Foreign Relations Hearing on Venezuela

Transcript from Mark Weisbrot's Appearance on The Diane Rehm Show

Breaking News: The New York Times Reports on What the Rest of the Western Hemisphere Thinks About the Conflict Between the US and Venezuela

Connectivity and Mobility through Bolivia's Cable Cars

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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

Behind the White House's Sanctions Against Venezuela

Mark Weisbrot
US News & World Report, March 18, 2015

Obama Channels Ronald Reagan: How to Create an “Extraordinary National Security Threat”

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera America, March 10, 2015

Bias Creates Investment Opportunities in South American Bonds

Mark Weisbrot
Fortune, December 29, 2014

President Obama’s New Policy on Cuba Could Be a Good Start

Mark Weisbrot
Arizona Sunday Star, December 28, 2014

Fixing the Exchange Rate System in Venezuela

Mark Weisbrot
Triple Crisis, November 25, 2014

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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

Obama’s Change of Cuba Policy is Welcome and Long Overdue; Reflects Increasing U.S. Isolation in a Latin America Mostly Run by Left Governments, Says CEPR Co-Director

December 17, 2014

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

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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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