Tag Archives: VENEZUELA

A Blow to Fair Play: Venezuela’s Judicial Blockade of Opposition Leader María Corina Machado

Photo Credit: Rayner Pena R (EFE) By: Nicholas Perez-Battistini, 2L Last month, Venezuela’s hopes for free and fair elections suffered a significant setback when the nation’s highest court upheld a prohibition against María Corina Machado, a steadfast critic of the government and the winner of the opposition’s primary. Venezuela’s electoral process is showing no signs of reform, where […]

34th Annual Lawyer of the Americas Banquet

  Save the Date 34th Annual Lawyer of the Americas Banquet Hosted by the Inter-American Law Review Honoring the late John Pate, co-founder of De Sola Pate & Brown, a Venezuelan law and consulting firm.The award will be accepted by his son Thomas Pate, JD ’09 Thursday, March 31, 2016 Save to Calendar University of […]

Amid Growing Venezuelan Tensions, US-Venezuela Relations Continue to Deteriorate

BY MONIQUE VIEITES–A wave of anti-government protests is occurring in all parts of the South American country. Hundreds of Venezuelan students have taken the streets in protest against the deteriorating economy, shortages and rising crime. The objective is to expel Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power. Maduro, who took office less than a year ago, […]