Helena Ball

About Helena Ball

A Venezuelan living in the United States and a graduate of the London School of Economics.

Chavez is Officially Dead. Does it Matter?

The Pantomime Continues…

I was twelve when Hugo Chavez Frias became president of Venezuela. Fourteen years later he has left power, betrayed by his own body. He has left with the reputation for having been a legitimate, democratically elected president. As someone who grew up experiencing the gradual destruction of a country and its institutions, I can tell you one thing—it was all a show.

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