Sinking Venezuela 

It’s unclear whether President Nicolas Maduro is bursting out of his shirt because of his robust diet—which he likes to brag about—or out of pride for defying the regional community this week.

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Draconian police laws in India

India’s entry for the Oscars, Visaaranai, didn’t win. But it helped direct attention to a real and all-too-often overlooked problem: police abuse and impunity.

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OAS and Venezuela: Another contested vote but with recommendations

The March 28 OAS Permanent Council discussion on Venezuela was a not-so-subtle rebuke to the failed efforts at dialogue. Instead of acknowledging shifting international opinion, though, the next day Venezuela Supreme Court gave the OAS its sharpest example yet of an “interruption in the constitutional process.” Now what?

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