Girish Gupta

Girish Gupta is a British freelance journalist based in Caracas, Venezuela. His work has taken him all over the region, covering Mexico’s drug wars in Ciudad Juárez, Colombia’s paramilitaries in its northern jungles and maverick Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez’s ups and downs as he battles cancer before elections in October 2012. He also writes for Reuters, TIME and many other outlets.

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Venezuela's 'smells like sulfur' diplomacy


Update: Washington has responded to Caracas’ expulsions by kicking out three Venezuelan diplomats, the latest tit-for-tat between Venezuela and the northern superpower it says stinks like Satan.