Rafael Uzcátegui

Rafael Uzcátegui

Rafael Uzcátegui is a sociologist,and General Coordinator of leading human rights organization PROVEA (Venezuelan Education-Action Program on Human Rights). He is a freelance journalist and editor, a lover of music and fanzines, an antimilitarist and a movie buff. His personal blog is at: https://rafaeluzcategui.wordpress.com/

Venezuela: Indigenous Rights Under Chavismo

In spite of propaganda to the contrary, indigenous Venezuelans are suffering grave setbacks in their social and political rights in Venezuela. Those who are in theory their regional allies appear to be looking the other way. In mid-2010, the author of this article had...

Venezuela: The Card Game Under the Table

The incident of the failed incursion raises Juan Guaidó’s crisis of representation, due to his insistence that “all options are on the table.” To overcome this, he must mend his authority by regaining the confidenceof and connection to all democratic sectors of the...

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Geoff Ramsey

Geoff Ramsey

Director for Venezuela @GRamsey_LatAm

David Smilde

David Smilde

WOLA Senior Fellow and the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations at Tulane University


Kristen Martinez-Gugerli

Venezuela Program Associate