Today on Your Call: What’s next for Venezuela?
On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the political situation in Venezuela. President Hugo Chavez’s battle with cancer has prevented him from assuming his presidential responsibilities. So how has Venezuela changed since Chavez took power 14 years ago? Who is in control now? Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here. How has Chevez's revolution changed the sociopolitical landscape in Latin America? It's Your Call, with Holly Kernan, and you.
Miguel Tinker Salas, professor of Latin American History at Pomona College and author of The Enduring LEgacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela
Francisco Toro, freelance journalist and political blogger for Caracas Chronicles
Sujatha Fernandes, professor of sociology at Queens College and author of Who Can Stop the Drums?: Urban Social Movements in Chavez's Venezuela
NY Times: Austerity Will Cement the Chávez Myth (Francisco Toro)
NY Times: Follow the Oil (Miguel Tinker Salas)
NY Times: Room for Debate -- Venezuela
The Guardian: The Hugo Chávez cult is over
The Telegraph: Death of Hugo Chavez could set off shock waves across region
Huffington Post: Hugo Chavez Personality Cult Flourishes In Venezuela
Washington Post: Chavez’s influence wanes in Latin America
The Economist: The Big Mac index
World Bank: Statistics on Poverty Decline
The Atlantic: Why Are Venezuelan Prisoners Sewing Their Mouths Shut?
The New Yorker: SLUMLORD: What has Hugo Chávez wrought in Venezuela?