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FY 2014/2015 Research Topic: B-1-01
Venezuela under the Chavez Administration


Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez promoted a profound transformation in political, economic, and social life in Venezuela, which he named "Socialism in the 21th century," with his strong charisma and leadership until his death in March 2013. This research project aims to analyze the era of Chavism as an epoch of the turning point in the country's history, and focuses on the political, social, economic, and foreign policies during this era.


April 2013 - March 2015

Members of the Research Project
[ Organizer ] SAKAGUCHI Aki
[ Co-researchers ] Jorge Díaz Polanco (Professor, CENDES-UCV)
Thais Maingón (Professor, Director of Research Division, CENDES-UCV)
Hector Briceño (Professor, CENDES-UCV)
URABE Hiroyuki (Professor, Dokkyo University)