By Francisco Toro,Juan Cristobal Nagel
With Hugo Chávez's passing, Venezuela enters a brand new period. The time has come to seem again on a decade of unheard of upheavals. From a sharply severe stance, running a blog the Revolution surveys the evolution of either chavismo and the competition, the disintegration of Venezuela's public sphere, the political financial system of the petrostate, and its impression on daily life within the South American nation.
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“Through the years of Chavez rule, the simplest writing approximately Venezuela in English seemed on a blogspot run by way of Venezuelan expats, Francisco Toro and Juan Cristobal Nagel. With preternatural timing, the authors of that web publication published a re-edited compilation in their absolute best items within the very week of Hugo Chavez's dying. in an effort to comprehend the deceased president's extraordinary regime, running a blog the Revolution, the book-form model of Caracas Chronicles, is where to start.”
- David Frum, contributing editor for Newsweek and The day-by-day Beast, CNN contributor.
“Caracas Chronicles has been an imperative resource of lucidity and point of view in those turbulent instances in Venezuela. Toro and Nagel were correct heading in the right direction, with no pretending to be ludicrously neutral; they've been capable of upward push above polarization, attempting tough to make experience of a regularly unbelievable truth. running a blog the Revolution indicates them at their most sensible. while you are now not already a fan, you'll turn into one.”
- Francisco J. Monaldi, RFK traveling Professor at Harvard Kennedy institution and Director, heart on strength at IESA in Caracas.
“Caracas Chronicles is a unprecedented voice of sanity amid the cacophony of nonsense that's spouted day-by-day approximately Venezuela – a lot of it, unfortunately, by means of the folk purported to be operating the rustic. a good weblog, and now a e-book. learn it.”
- Phil Gunson, Caracas-based journalist and broadcaster.
“Caracas Chronicles is the easiest weblog approximately Hugo Chavez's Venezuela. Razor sharp, expert, witty, scholarly, irreverent and in particular clever; a useful map for a poorly charted land. it truly is no fan of the Bolivarian revolution, and does not declare to be neutral, yet avoids the foaming partisanship which infects loads debate concerning the subject. you return to it for research and the writing finally ends up hooking you into unforeseen trips during the revolution's surreal labyrinths. For somebody eager about Venezuela it is a must-read web publication. And now it is a must-read book.”
- Rory Carroll, writer of Comandante: Hugo Chavez's Venezuela, and The Guardian's former Latin the USA bureau chief.
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