Tag Archives: Dictatorship

Venezuela’s Crippling Democracy

Lina Mesa – Venezuela is no stranger to protests. Since 1999, protests against the authoritarian regime are commonplace. However, a protest on April 4th, which quickly escalated to a standoff, can be attributed to a series of events that began unfolding in Venezuela on March 29th. First, Venezuela’s supreme court, which is loyal to the […]

To Think That Jammeh Was a Thing of the Past

DANIEL CELAYA – Yahya Jammeh, former, proud[1] dictator of Gambia, cut his regime short of his projected billion year mark[2] when he finally accepted the official results of last December’s election on the early morning of January 21st, 2017.[3] The peaceful transition of power is the first in Gambian history, but it did not come […]