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Interview: Leopoldo López on Venezuela's Political Alternative

Monday, October 6, 2008

Leopoldo López Mendoza, mayor of the Chacao municipality of Caracas, was favored to win the mayoralty of the Venezuelan capital until he and hundreds of other candidates were banned from running in upcoming municipal elections. In an interview, López talks about the questionable legality of the ban and the threat posed to democracy in Venezuela. ... Read More

Uncertanty Looms in Latin American Markets

Tuesday, September 30, 2008  |  Carin Zissis

Wall Street's September 29 tumble sent shockwaves through Latin American markets, which saw recovery on Tuesday. Officials in several countries, particularly Brazil, maintain that their economies stand better prepared for crisis than in the past as a result of lower public debt and diversification of export markets. ... Read More