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About Phil Gunson
Phil Gunson es Analista Senior para la región andina del International Crisis Group. Con base en Caracas, Phil investiga, y produce materiales para el diseño de política y para la defensa de cuestiones políticas en la región andina, centrándose en la situación política venezolana.
Phil Gunson is Andes Project Senior Analyst at internacional Crisis Group, Based in Caracas, Phil researches and produces Crisis Group policy materials and conducts advocacy on political issues in the Andes region, focusing primarily on the Venezuelan political situation.
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Hugo Chàvez's constitutional referendum is the last chance for Venezuelans to prevent the entrenchment of authoritarian rule, says Phil Gunson.
Venezuela's revolution is leaving democracy behind, reports Phil Gunson in Caracas.
The political polarisation of Hugo Chávez's "Bolivarian revolution" in Venezuela is reproduced in the way the phenomenon is reported and assessed. Phil Gunson assails the defects of "solidarity journalism" and calls for a debate about Venezuela based on reality not propaganda.
Hugo Chávez's vigorous campaign to secure a United Nations Security Council place for Venezuela is based on outmoded views of national sovereignty and human rights, argues Phil Gunson in Caracas.
Is Hugo Chávez a champion of or threat to free media? Phil Gunson, in Caracas, reports.
Hugo Chávez's interventions in neighbouring states are part of a vaulting political ambition that is leading Venezuela towards confrontation with the United States, writes Phil Gunson in Caracas.