On September 17th Venezuelan cartoonist Rayma Suprani was fired from her position at El Universal due to a critical cartoon. This 2012 interview with Suprani explores Venezuela’s relationship with cartoonists.
Venezuelan writer Israel Centeno draws troubling comparisons between the government-tolerated militias in Venezuela and Benito Mussolini’s shock troops. These armed militias are alleged to be responsible for the growing number of violent crimes.
Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.