Post Tagged with: "venezuela"

KIRK ZEISER/THE HOYA| President Iván Duque Márquez of Colombia called for greater support for the diplomatic blockade to put pressure on Nicolás Maduro in his first official state visit to the U.S.

Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez on The Policy Agenda for Latin America

Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez (GRD ’07) called on countries to unify their support for the diplomatic blockade against Nicolás Maduro, whose position as the president of Venezuela has been a subject of international scrutiny, at an event Thursday. The event, titled “The Policy Agenda for Latin America,” was hosted[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
VIEWPOINT: In Havana, Echoes of Home

VIEWPOINT: In Havana, Echoes of Home

Last month, I had the opportunity to visit Cuba with three friends. The news that I was traveling to Havana was not well-received at home in Venezuela. Relations between the Venezuelan and Cuban regimes have been cozy since Hugo Chávez took power in 1998. Close economic and military ties have[Read More…]

by June 29, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
JUAN MANUEL HERRERA FOR THE HOYA
Secretary General of the Organization of American States Luis Almagro discussed Venezuela's constitutional crisis.

Q&A: OAS Secretary Luis Almagro Talks Venezuela, Democracy

Two people were killed Monday in Venezuela as thousands continue to protest against President Nicolas Maduro’s government, which continues to be engulfed by political scandals and an economic recession. The latest deaths bring the total number of people killed due to political unrest in April to 21, according to BBC[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Noah Taylor

Tragedy Continues Close to Home

An aneurysm does not have to be a life-threatening condition today. Once diagnosed, it can be monitored and controlled. If it poses risk to the patient, doctors can perform a simple medical procedure and prevent the aneurysm from bursting. Even though his aneurysm had been diagnosed months before, earlier this[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY NITZAN GABAI

A view of Israel

Leaving Turmoil Behind

For all international students, adjusting to life at Georgetown can pose a significant challenge. But for those who come from countries sprawled across the front pages of American newspapers due to violent protests, devastating typhoons and even a renewed military regional conflict, the shift in lifestyle and experience is even[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
Corrales Corrals Talks of Venezuelan Crises

Corrales Corrals Talks of Venezuelan Crises

Professor Javier Corrales (SFS ’86) led a discussion on the recent crises and the state of democracy in Venezuela entitled, “Is the New Venezuela All That New? Politics in the Age of Barricades” on April 9. The event, hosted by the Center for Democracy and Civil Society and the Center[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Campus News

Where Is the Outrage Over Venezuela?

Over the past month, thousands of students from universities all over Venezuela have staged massive protests against President Nicolas Maduro. The streets of Venezuelan cities have been flooded with people showing their discontent for the president’s social and economic policies, which have driven the country to its worst economic condition[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Opinion