Chavez

3.3.17

Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis Talks With Chavez About Their First EP in 20 Years

"We didn't really talk about schlongs much. So maybe it was just time to do it now."

11.16.16

Chavez Return to Our Hearts and Minds with New Song "The Bully Boys"

Their EP 'Cockfighters' drops in January.

8.9.16

Documenting Post-Chavez Venezuela

"This work is about inequality," says photographer Natalie Keyssar, "and a level of tension and sometimes danger so powerful in daily life it's almost palpable."

6.21.16

Blackout: Venezuela's Activist Journalists

In the lead-up to last year’s controversial elections, VICE News was on the ground in Venezuela with the activist journalists fighting against the censorship of the country's dwindling free press.

1.21.16

A Chavista's Fears for the Future (Extra Scene From 'The Fall of Chavismo in Venezuela')

In this extra scene from 'The Fall of Chavismo in Venezuela,' VICE News meets a young Chavista activist, who fears that the opposition's victory will mean an end to the social programs that have benefited society's poorest.

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1.13.16

Last Days of Chavez's Legacy: The Fall of Chavismo in Venezuela

VICE News traveled to Venezuela to see how the Chavistas — supporters of the late President Hugo Chavez — prepared for a momentous election.

1.7.16

The Fall of Chavismo in Venezuela (Trailer)

Coming soon: VICE News traveled to Venezuela to see how the Chavistas — supporters of the late President Hugo Chavez — prepared for a momentous election.

12.5.15

This Augmented Reality App Reveals the 'Truth' Behind Political Campaigns

Ahead of Sunday's elections in Venezuela, an app "reveals" hidden messages in campaign ads to highlight political propaganda.

2.25.15

A Condom Shortage Is Altering Young People's Sex Lives in Venezuela

Lacking condoms, Venezuelans are rationing sex with their partners, switching to ‘manual mode,’ and risking infections and pregnancies. The Chavista government said it would be distributing 18 million condoms this year, but did not offer details.

2.20.15

Mayor of Caracas Arrested After Venezuelan Government Alleges US-Led Coup Plot

Antonio Ledezma, a vocal government critic reviled by the Venezuelan left, was marched out of his offices by security forces in a detention that threatens to further stir unrest in the deeply polarized country.

2.4.15

Condoms Are Selling for $755 In Venezuela

Falling oil prices have led to empty government coffers, and as a result, the country is suffering from a shortage of imported products.

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