Zabludovsky, Karla
February 2014
Newsweek Global;2/28/2014, Vol. 162 Issue 9, p41
The article profiles Venezuelan politician Leopoldo López, leader of the Voluntad Popular opposition political party. Topics include the political situation in Venezuela as of February 2014 and López's status as the leading challenge to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, his arrest on Maduro's orders for organizing protests, and his cultivation of a political image as religious family man.


Related Articles

  • Venezuelan opposition leader is charged with incitement.  // Hill;4/ 7/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 43, p12 

    The article reports that Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has been charged with public incitement, property damage and conspiracy by a prosecutor on April 4, 2014.

  • The President Bows To Another Enemy. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;4/13/2015, pA18 

    The article offers the author's insights on the grievances by the Latin states faced by U.S. President Barack Obama at the Summit of the Americas which aims to normalize the ties with Cuba. Topics mentioned include the bully by politician Nicolas Maduro to the president, the sanction imposed on...

  • Venezuela on a Knife's Edge Ahead of Upcoming Elections. Ghitis, Frida // World Politics Review (19446284);11/5/2015, p1 

    The article examines the political and economic conditions in Venezuela as of November 5, 2015 which is hosting an election in December 2015. The country has reportedly been plagued with various issues including inflation, high crime rate, and poor economic performance. Also discussed is an...

  • Venezuela.  // Washington Report on the Hemisphere;5/4/2015, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p11 

    The article presents brief country profile of Venezuela. Topics discussed include development in Venezuelan politics, implementation of trade sanctions by the U.S. government in the country, increase in international diplomatic and economic position of the country, and passing of a resolution...

  • Maduro moves against 'parasitic capitalists'. ROBERTSON, EWAN // Green Left Weekly;12/11/2013, Issue 992, p18 

    The article offers information on the economic policy made by the president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro to overcome the shortage of food and household goods.

  • Venezuela's Opposition: Back Into the Frying Pan. Morales, Pablo // NACLA Report on the Americas;May/Jun2009, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p3 

    The article explores the challenge facing the opposition in Venezuela in line with the national referendum in February 2009 on abolishing term limits of politicians. It outlines some of the failed attempts of the Venezuelan opposition to topple the government of President Hugo Chávez. It...

  • IMPRISONMENT WILL HAVE BEEN WORTH IT. LÓPEZ, LEOPOLDO // Vital Speeches of the Day;Apr2014, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p110 

    The article presents a speech by political opposition leader Leopoldo López, delivered at the Plaza Brión de Chacaíto in Caracas, Venezuela on February 18, 2014. Topics of the speech included why the speaker believes the Venezuelan government is a failure, his intention of handing...

  • Venezuela's Other Crisis: A Justice System Dismantled From Within. Smilde, David // World Politics Review (19446284);2/10/2015, p3 

    The article focuses on the deterioration of the rule of law as the other crisis being faced by Venezuela aside from economic and petroleum-related problems. Topics discussed include the charges filed against opposition politicians Maria Corina Machado and Leopoldo Lopez and the use of the...

  • Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.  // Background Information Summaries;10/1/2019, p1 

    Under Hugo Chavez, Venezuela used its oil revenue to reduce poverty by 20% and bolster other leftist regimes in Latin America. Post-Chavez, declining oil production and prices threaten to plunge the country into chaos. Political polarization--of the rural and poor versus the urban and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics