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Articles by Roger F. Noriega

Favoring 'Stability' Over Liberty in Venezuela Wednesday, May 7, 2014
U.S. policy toward Venezuela is not only unjust, it’s foolish.
The OAS is AWOL on Venezuela Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The Organization of American States is betraying its essential mission to defend representative democracy.
For Venezuelan Regime, the Party’s Over Tuesday, February 18, 2014
With intensifying unrest and the Maduro regime fighting a losing battle for survival, it appears that Hugo Chávez’s ‘Bolivarian revolution’ will outlive him by ...
Latins Rally to Restore Human Rights Panel Thursday, March 28, 2013
Latin American countries have finally rallied and rejected a bid by leftist regimes to silence the region’s human rights watchdog. Now regional democracies ...
Post-Chávez Crisis an Opportunity for Venezuela Tuesday, March 5, 2013
With more audacious leadership among Venezuela’s democrats and intelligent solidarity from abroad, an anti-U.S. narcostate could be replaced with a friendly, ...
Chávez’s Dangerous Liaisons with Tehran Monday, July 2, 2012
U.S. diplomats have been silent on these growing alliances. However, fresh revelations about Chávez’s alliance with Iran demonstrate what he is capable of ...
U.S. Diplomats Clueless on Alleged Chávez Plot to Kill the President of Panama Wednesday, March 30, 2011
A WikiLeaks cable shows the U.S. embassy knew of an alleged plot to kidnap or kill Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli and did little to investigate.
Obama in Latin America: Flipping the ‘On’ Switch Friday, March 18, 2011
President Obama’s upcoming trip to Latin America could be a first step toward salvaging soured relations with key friends.
How Obama Can Make Cuba Freer, Faster Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Our president has the unique capability to rally international public opinion, and there is no better time for him to challenge the world to join us in ...
The WikiLeaker’s Friends in Latin America Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Ecuador's anti-American president has offered 'residency' to WikiLeaks's founder. If anyone still wonders whether the WikiLeaks assault concerns freedom of ...
Chávez the Cocaine Capo? Tuesday, November 9, 2010
One of the world's top drug kingpins may soon be telling U.S. prosecutors everything he knows about Venezuelan officials who have abetted his cocaine smuggling ...
Will the U.S. Hand Chávez a License to Kill? Saturday, July 24, 2010
Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chávez’s record of providing money, arms, political support, and, yes, safe haven to groups waging a murderous war against a sovereign ...
Calling a State Sponsor a State Sponsor Saturday, May 29, 2010
A growing body of evidence points to Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chávez’s singular role in supporting terrorism and related criminality.
Hondurans, Not Zelaya, Will Decide Their Future Friday, October 30, 2009
A new proposal by the interim government represents a triumph for the Honduran people and their constitution.
Cuba Sí, Honduras No? Friday, September 11, 2009
The Obama administration’s troubling moves in the last two weeks do little to bolster democracy in Latin America.
Trial Lawyer Tactics Exposed in Latin America Tuesday, July 14, 2009
The shenanigans cited by a California judge are typical of cases where U.S. 'multinationals' are shaken down by trial lawyers supported by populist, ...
Slouching to Populism Friday, March 20, 2009
Embattled democrats in Latin America read the State Department’s reticence as weakness and indifference.
From Democracy to Dictatorship Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Chávez’s march toward dictatorship began a decade ago. It is almost complete.
Ricochet in the Andes Friday, March 7, 2008
The fallout from Colombia’s recent military strike may cause the downfall of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.
The End of Hurricane Hugo? Friday, November 30, 2007
Chávez may have sown the seeds of his own destruction, says ROGER F. NORIEGA.