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Rayma Suprani          

Award-Winning Venezuelan Satirist & Cartoonist

An award-winning satirist, Venezuelan cartoonist Rayma Suprani's life's work is speaking truth to power -- even when being outspoken comes at a steep price.

Suprani is a Caracas-born cartoonist who has published her work in various Venezuelan newspapers, including El Diario Economía Hoy and El Diario de Caracas. She is one of three recipients of a 2019 Václav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent. For 19 years, she drew cartoons for El Universal, but in 2014 she was fired for authoring a cartoon that tied Hugo Chávez's legacy to Venezuela's ailing health care system. Over the years, her life has been threatened numerous times by opponents of her satire.


Political Cartoonist On Implications Of 'NYT' Ending Cartoons : NPR

... directly suffered the consequences of exercising the right of satire, like Musa Kart, colleague from Turkey who's now in jail, or Rayma Suprani from Venezuela,  ...

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