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Volume 5, Number 1 (2018)
The Ongoing Crisis in Venezuela
Armando Garcia de la Torre
The article provides a synopsis of the historical context of the rise of Hugo Chavez, his tenure and the challenges his successor faces. It also sheds light on the dynamics shaping the current crisis of governance in Venezuela that has led to student-initiated mass protests and the reasons why the troubles do not appear to have a short end in sight.