Los Angeles Times: Venezuela awaits results of National Assembly elections

“The government is facing the highest degree of unpopularity since 2003,” said political science professor Javier Corrales about this fall’s Venezuelan elections in a lengthy piece. “But at the same time, it has acquired more mechanisms to protect its stranglehold on power. The government always finds a way to contain it, and this election is no exception.”


Ilán Stavans on His New Books, Plays, Hebrew Language

Ilán Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture and FiveCollege 40th Anniversary Professor at AmherstCollege, discussed two of his new books and a play in stories in the San Antonio Express News, Jewish Daily Forward, Los Angeles Times,