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Gregory Wilpert: Why is Inflation So High in Venezuela?

Venezuela is struggling to find a solution to capital flight and exchange rate problems

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Gregory Wilpert: Understanding Venezuela’s Opposition Protests

The Real News speaks to Venezuelanalysis.com founder Gregory Wilpert about the reasons behind the opposition protests in Venezuela

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Gregory Wilpert: Venezuela Tightens State Control Over Its Economy

GREGORY WILPERT, FOUNDER, VENEZUELANALYSIS.COM: To many Venezuelans, it seemed as if Christmas came early this year, when President Nicolás Maduro announced on November 9 that prices in major electronic stores should be slashed by at least half. The reason for the announcement and the subsequent price cuts and corresponding long lines was that importers were selling Read more…

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Gregory Wilpert: U.S. Alone Refuses to Accept Venezuelan Election Results
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Gregory Wilpert: Maduro Wins Venezuelan Election with 50.66% of Vote – Capriles Demands Audit

On Sunday night, the Venezuelan presidential elections were a cliffhanger. Nicolas Maduro, the chosen successor by Hugo Chavez, won by the narrowest of margins, around 300,000 votes. He got 50.66 percent of the vote against 49.1 percent by his opponent, Henrique Capriles. The election was far closer than anyone expected. Ten days ago, polls were showing Read more…

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Gregory Wilpert: Venezuelan Election in Full Swing
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Gregory Wilpert: The Life and Legacy of Hugo Chavez

Gregory Wilpert a German-American sociologist who earned a Ph.D. in sociology from Brandeis University in 1994. Between 2000 and 2008 he lived in Venezuela, where he taught at the Central University of Venezuela and then worked as a freelance journalist, writing on Venezuelan politics for a wide range of publications and also founded Venezuelanalysis.com, an Read more…

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Gregory Wilpert: U.N. Secretary-General Leads Tributes to Hugo Chavez

GREGORY WILPERT, ADJ. PROF. POLITICAL SCIENCE, BROOKLYN COLLEGE: A little over one week after Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez passed away, his life and accomplishments were celebrated in two memorial events, one in the General Assembly of the United Nations, and the other at a local New York City church. Representatives from nearly all the member Read more…

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Gregory Wilpert: Major Challenges Face Chavez in New Term

Gregory Wilpert a German-American sociologist who earned a Ph.D. in sociology from Brandeis University in 1994. Between 2000 and 2008 he lived in Venezuela, where he taught at the Central University of Venezuela and then worked as a freelance journalist, writing on Venezuelan politics for a wide range of publications and also founded Venezuelanalysis.com, an Read more…

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Gregory Wilpert: “Rule of Law” Report Targets Venezuela
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