Inflation in Venezuela has increased by a factor of more than 500 percent since 2003, and most producers are having a hard time selling government-regulated products at a profit.
Guest blogger Miguel Octavio argues that by capping car prices, Venezuela is choking the domestic automotive market, despite the country's cheap gas and high demand for cars.
Our guest blogger and his colleague look into why money in a massive fund in Venezuela is unaccounted for. Their efforts also shine light on a day of Venezuelan bureaucracy.
The Venezuelan leader, who is in Cuba for treatment, reflected recently on more than a decade in office.
Guest blogger Miguel Octavio thinks Monday's presidential primary in Venezuela, held by a united opposition seeking a single candidate to beat Hugo Chávez, bodes well for democracy in the country.
A new video has been released of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has been in Cuba recovering from surgery. As speculation swirls about his well being, he faces serious political challenges at home.
After three major blackouts in three months, Venezuela says consumers will have to pay surcharges if they don't reduce their usage. Critics, like guest blogger Miguel Octavio, say that the government is placing the blame on others when it should place it on itself.