Anthony Faiola

Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Anthony Faiola

In the U.S. embargo on Venezuelan oil, Russia is a clear winner

In the year since the Trump administration declared what amounted to economic war against the Venezuelan government of President Nicolás Maduro — an oil embargo that cut it off from its biggest petroleum buyer, the United States — the move has yielded some clear losers, including U.S. investors now shut out of the market.
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Politica Latinoamericana Anthony Faiola

Mastermind or scapegoat? Besieged South American leaders blame Venezuela’s Maduro for historic wave of unrest.

As the streets of South America convulse in the region’s worst bout of social unrest in years, a chorus of critics on the political right are decrying what they see as one inescapable link — the nefarious hand of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Anthony Faiola

How a plot filled with intrigue and betrayal failed to oust Venezuela’s president

03/05 - 20:25 - In the intoxicating early hours of Tuesday morning, Venezuela’s opposition saw a historic goal within reach: President Nicolás Maduro, they were certain, was about to step down. But by noon, a dull panic began to surface. A plan rife with intrigue and betrayal had begun to go south.
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Anthony Faiola

An Italian car of a country, Argentina looks great but just doesn’t work

BUENOS AIRES — Like a grand dame fallen on hard times, Buenos Aires was dimmed by economic collapse. In between its Paris-like cafes and wrought-iron balconies stood the blight of boarded store fronts. On its great boulevards, scavengers sifted through dumpsters for anything they could resell.That was 2002, when I covered the debt default and currency devaluation that had devastated this nation. But it’s the fate of the Argentines to live in a vicious loop.
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Anthony Faiola

In Venezuela, Russia pockets key energy assets in exchange for cash bailouts

CARACAS — As allies go, Venezuela is a relatively cheap one for Russia. But the potential returns on Moscow’s investment there could be priceless.
Política O Estado de Sao Paulo - Brasil Anthony Faiola

Em meio à crise venezuelana, casos de pirataria crescem 163% no Caribe

Organização Oceans Beyond Piracy registrou 71 ataques na região em 2017, incluindo roubos a navios mercantes, pesqueiros e iates; na Venezuela, há denúncias de que a Guarda Costeira aborda embarcações ancoradas para exigir dinheiro e comida
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Regional Anthony Faiola

In Venezuela, the economy may yet do what the opposition couldn’t

The autocratic government of President Nicolás Maduro is sharply intensifying its crackdown on dissent, issuing arrest warrants for rebellious mayors, targeting unfriendly politicians and menacing average citizens who speak their minds. Yet if it’s enemies of the state Maduro is after, one threat looms larger than any ­other. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino