Articles by Giancarlo Fiorella

By Giancarlo Fiorella

Temporary Hiatus

Since Monday night, I have been working non-stop in Bellingcat’s investigation of the PS752 air disaster in Iran. Out of a concern for my health,…


By Giancarlo Fiorella

01.07.20: The Two Assemblies

The National Assembly was the scene of a chaotic struggle for control today as the government-backed faction of legislators, headed by Luis Parra, squared off…


By Giancarlo Fiorella

01.06.20: Political Mistakes

Venezuelans gained little clarity today on the confusion that resulted from yesterday’s events at the National Assembly, which saw two men lay claim to the…


By Giancarlo Fiorella

01.05.20: Guaido and Parra

In a chaotic event, the PSUV deputies at that National Assembly elected deputy Luis Parra as the new president of the legislature while many opposition…


By Giancarlo Fiorella

01.04.20: Brutal Fall

Oil prices continued to rise today in response to the brewing conflict between the United States and Iran, injecting much-needed cash into the coffers of…


By Giancarlo Fiorella

01.03.20: Special Attention

Opposition leader Juan Guaido has issued a call to international governments and media organizations to keep their eyes on the country on January 5, as…


By Giancarlo Fiorella

01.02.20: Correction

In an end-of-the-year television interview, Maduro spoke at length not only about 2019 but also about his vision for Venezuela’s future in 2020. Among his…


By Giancarlo Fiorella

01.01.20: Grim Milestone

Alfredo Romero, the head of a human rights NGO called the Foro Penal Venezolano (FPV), announced that Venezuela celebrated a grim milestone today. According to Romero,…


By Giancarlo Fiorella

2019: Final Thoughts

The first few months of 2019 were so tumultuous and so unpredictable that an observer could be forgiven for thinking that this was going to…


By Giancarlo Fiorella

12.31.19: Forced Disappearance

The opposition has issued a statement today calling attention to the forced disappearance of GIlber Caro, a National Assembly deputy who was arrested by the…