After he went into exile in Mexico last November following disputed presidential elections, many thought his political life stood at the precipice.
The spiritual leader of the Catholic world recently criticised capitalism, suggested he found the free market system inadequate when it comes to meeting basic human needs.
Evo Morales, the popular president of Bolivia, was forced to leave power through a combination of protests and pressure from the military after being accused of election irregularities.
The second election in six months saw Spain’s political landscape become more fractured than ever before as the ruling Socialist Party lost seats, the far-right Vox party more than doubled its seats and nobody managed an overall majority.
Once a taboo, more and more Americans have a favourable opinion of socialist ideas, with close to half saying they would vote for a socialist presidential candidate, according to Gallup poll.
The newly-elected leader is facing a coup attempt similar to the 2002 military intervention orchestrated by Washington against his predecessor Hugo Chavez. Here is a brief account of Maduro's time in power.
The US can only find a solution to their immigration policy once they can sort out their foreign policy - which might not happen anytime soon.
Europe is accused of shifting more to the right as the region faces a refugee crisis. The left is accused of pulling more to the centre. Here's a quick look at what these symbolic terms mean.
Nicolas Maduro ordered a 96 percent currency devaluation, pegged the bolivar currency to the government’s petro cryptocurrency and boosted taxes.
Marx's birth city of Trier led commemorations of the man officials describe as a "great son of the city", with 600 events planned around the 19th-century scholar hailed for foretelling the ills of capitalism.
Karl Marx, a founder of communism, believed capitalism would inevitably self-destruct, to be followed by socialism, then communism. He was born on May 5, 1818. His ideas are as passionately debated, embraced and vilified today as they were then.
The recent Summit of the Americas and the transition of power in Cuba are just two events among a number of political shifts taking place in Latin America. Do the shifts indicate that the region can prevent another lost decade?
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