Chavez

Interviews

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."
Sadie Dupuis
3.3.17
New music

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

Their EP 'Cockfighters' drops in January.
Phil Witmer
11.16.16
Photo

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."
Natalie Keyssar
8.9.16
politics

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.
DJ Pangburn
12.5.15
News

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.
VICE Staff
2.4.15
News

Venezuela's Presidential Election Is Getting Violent and Weird

In a televised speech, Chavez's chosen successor and current interim president Nicolas Maduro said that Chavez had appeared to him as a small bird. “It sang and I responded with a song, and the bird took flight, circled around once and then flew away...
Girish Gupta
4.12.13
News

What a World Without Hugo Chavez Looks Like

Hugo Chavez, the charismatic Venezuelan president, succumbed to his two-year bout with cancer on Tuesday, pushing the Latin American country into a new state of limbo. As the whole world watches, Venezuela now begins its inevitable transition to a post...
Mike Abu
3.6.13