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José Niño

Jose Nino is a Venezuelan-American graduate student based in Fort Collins, Colorado. He has lived in Chile, Venezuela, and the United States. He is currently an analyst with the Acton Circle of Chile. Contact: twitter or email him here.

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Gun Control Laws Have Failed Latin America

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System

Blog08/23/2017
High-crime countries like Brazil and Venezuela employ draconian gun-control laws. Law-abiding citizens are thus often left defenseless.

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Venezuela: Forty Years of Economic Decline

Corporate WelfareThe Police State

Blog05/17/2017
By the 1970s, the Venezuelan economy was in deep trouble. The half-hearted reforms that followed, paved the way for the rise of Hugo Chávez.

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Venezuela Before Chavez: A Prelude to Socialist Failure

Global EconomyPrivate Property

Blog05/04/2017
The roots of Venezuela's failed regime can be found even before Hugo Chávez took office.

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Donald Trump Is the Least of Latin America's Worries

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog02/10/2017
The regimes of Latin America have been quite successful at destroying their own economies — without any help from Donald Trump.

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Will Latin America Finally Embrace Markets?

Global EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog12/22/2016

Recent defeats for left-wing governments in Latin America are a good thing, but the region has a long way to go in embracing free markets.

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