Hugo Chávez

Vice Blog

Inside the Illicit Venezuela-Colombia Gas Smuggling Trade

Take a deeper look into the "kamikaze" gas smuggling trade investigated on last night's episode of 'Black Market: Dispatches.'
Mark Hay
8.25.16
Travel

I Lived Like a Baller for a Month in Venezuela on Just £75

I stayed in a five-star hotel, bought hundreds of beers for under a tenner and paid to fill up the petrol in all my neighbours' cars – all in a country where, to buy toilet paper, you have to queue up for hours.
Diego Urdaneta
10.14.15
VICE News

Venezuela Rising: Dispatch Five

Memorials and riots marked the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death.
Alex Miller
3.6.14
News

Does It Matter That the Venezuelan Opposition Is Funded by the US?

Opposition parties in Venezuela have been propped up by millions in US aid.
Ray Downs
3.1.14
News

Venezuela's 'Youth Day' Was Spoiled by Deadly Riots

People there are mad about a ton of things.
Catalina Lobo-Guerrero
2.14.14
Greg Palast's Column

Nicolas Maduro Did Not Steal the Venezuelan Election

Despite America's claims that he did.
Greg Palast
4.22.13
News

Moustaches for Maduro: Venezuela Elects Chavez’s Successor

With an emboldened opposition, Chavismo stays in power.
Girish Gupta
4.16.13
Greg Palast's Column

Hugo Chavez and the Global Poverty Conspiracy

How the late, great President revolutionised Latin America's relationship with the US.
Greg Palast
3.14.13
Question Of The Day

Would You Go Into Mourning If David Cameron Died?

"He's a political figure, right?"
Sascha Kouvelis and Olivia Pigeon
3.8.13
News

Trying to Figure Out Chavez at the Comandante's London Vigil

Shall we remember what he did for the poor, or that he was mates with Mugabe? I asked a bunch of sad-looking people with flags.
Simon Childs
3.8.13
News

Can Chavismo Survive Without Chavez?

I wandered the boozy, tearful streets of Caracas a few hours after Chavez's death.
Words by: Girish Gupta, Photos: Girish Gupta and Sa
3.7.13
News

Chavez: Despot or Saint?

The Chavez being invoked by both supporters and enemies can't be dead because that man never existed.
Bhaskar Sunkara
3.7.13
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