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For the documentary Venezuela in Context, we wanted to know if it’s true what the Venezuelan government claims: that it represents the poor and working classes, and the opposition the rich. For this we created an interactive diagram to visualise voting and poverty data of all parishes in Venezuela. Here...
15 years ago, on 11. April 2002, a peaceful protest of around 1 million people against the then unpopular government of Hugo Chávez ended in the violent deaths of 19 people. Until this day, the government has blocked any independent judicial investigation and destroyed much-needed evidence. There is thus still much...
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The self-proclaimed ‘Islamic State’ is the jihadi militia that tries to found a state in Syria and Iraq. But why could ISIS expand so rapidly? Context: Sunni-Shia and al-Qaeda Two contextual factors which will help you understand this briefing are the Sunni-Shia split and the origins of the al-Qaeda movement. Sunnis...
Dear readers, I've accidentally deleted the SQL database as I was doing maintenance work. My hosting company and I both didn't have a backup. I must thus rebuild El Contexto manually from the archiving site archive.org, so there will be some delay. The comments I hope I can restore from Wordpress. Kind regards, Marc...