Trump’s Sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro

Maduro, bad boy! You are not going to have dinner, just for today. (I don’t want to affect your normal growth.) Cartoon on the growing political and economic crisis in Venezuela by Manuel Guillen /

Venezuela’s Maduro Hangs On (Cartoon)

Many observers of Venezuelan politics did not expect president Maduro to weather the storm that his government faces as long as he has. With the country deep in economic crisis, this week is considered crucial with elections on Sunday for government approved candidates for a Constituent Assembly.

Hanging on to the Oil Tree: Maduro, Castro & Ortega

The Venezuelan government is almost exclusively dependent on the State oil company PDVSA to fund its budget. Likewise, the governments of Raul Castro in Cuba and Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua rely on the company to fund their coffers.

Is Venezuela under Control?

Some analysts believe that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gets his orders from Cuba, be it from Fidel or Raul Castro. Here is cartoonist Manuel Guillen’s take on the embattled leader who hopes to avoid a recall referendum on his presidency.

What’s Happened to Chavismo?

Cartoonist Manuel Guillen gives us his vision of the current state of the populist policies funded by the oil revenues of the state PDVSA company that marked what is called chavismo (from Hugo Chavez) in Venezuela, now facing a severe economic and political crisis.

The Venezuela Tug-of-War Illustrated

Cuba’s closest economic and political ally is the government of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, currently locked in a battle to remain in power with opposition forces trying to force a recall referendum. Cartoonist Manuel Guillen brings us his take on the situation in the oil rich nation.

Twenty-First Century Parasites

¡Comrades in the struggle for 21st Century Socialism: Commander Chavez will inspire our struggle! And at the same time, he can still give us something to eat…