The recent NSA leak reveals the disturbing extent to which the US’ government and corporate sectors have merged.
If Chavez was serious about the “revolutionary change”, he would have devised a plan to “dismantle the petro state”.
Chavez seems reluctant to promote other figures within his coalition who might rival his own power.
A win by Capriles could drastically change Venezuela’s political landscape.
China has been under scrutiny as it invests in Africa, but another player has been largely ignored: Brazil.
The left sees itself as intellectually superior to the right, but has not done enough to demonstrate it.