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Latin American Program in the News: After 14 years in power, Hugo Chavez confronts a tough challenger in Venezuela election

Oct 06, 2012
This Venezuelan election is more competitive than past elections for Hugo Chavez.

Latin American Program in the News: Chavez’s Havana-to-Tehran Alliance at Stake as Venezuelans Vote

Oct 05, 2012
Venezuelans voting whether to re- elect Hugo Chavez on Oct. 7 will also decide the fate of a regime that forms the linchpin of an alliance from Iran to Cuba against U.S. policies

Latin American Program in the News: Venezuelans Vote in Presidential Elections

Oct 05, 2012
Cynthia Arnson appeared on NTN 24’s Zoom a la Noticia on October 4 to discuss the Presidential elections in Venezuela and the impact they could have on other countries in the region. The interview is in Spanish.

Election Countdown: Poll Watching in Venezuela

Oct 02, 2012
Is Hugo Chavez sailing toward re-election? Or is challenger Henrique Capriles surging toward upset victory in Venezuela’s election? Your answer might depend on which of the country’s polls you’ve been following. Though major polling firms differ on where the race stands, they seem to agree that the final outcome is almost impossible to predict. We spoke with one of Venezuela’s top pollsters, Luis Vicente Leon, Director of Datanalisis, for an up to the moment analysis of the polling data and the dynamics of the race.

Latin American Program in the News: Woldenberg dissects Venezuela's electoral system

Sep 12, 2012
José Woldenberg and Genaro Arriaga talk about their report about the Venezuela elections that will be on October 7. [Spanish]

Latin American Program in the News: Chavez and rival urged to lower tensions ahead of election

Sep 11, 2012
The Carter Center has acted an observer in past Venezuelan elections but will not do so this time.

Latin American Program in the News: Venezuelan rival challenges Hugo Chavez to debate

Sep 11, 2012
Jennifer McCoy discuss the possible scenarios after the Venezuelan elections in a forum organized by the Latin American Program.

Latin American Program in the News: The Elections in Venezuela on October 7

Sep 07, 2012
President Chavez, after 14 years in office, seeks reelection in the elections to be held in Venezuela on October 7. The authors report what conditions are like for the upcoming election. [SPANISH]

Latin American Program in the News: What’s going to happen in Venezuela after the Elections?

Aug 31, 2012
As the presidential elections approach in Venezuela, the question of what will happen, depending on the outcome of the elections, is more latent than ever. [SPANISH]

Latin American Program in the News: Time is right, but past failures haunt Colombia peace talks

Aug 30, 2012
Santos has made ending the conflict a goal of his administration, and the challenge has been operating under conditions that are conducive for meaningful talks and not for a charade.

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