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Venezuela Urgently Needs a Humanitarian Accord that Prioritizes Life and Dignity

This moment of urgency demands that the top priority of those who today exercise political leadership in Venezuela should be to reach agreements in order to preserve the life of the vulnerable majority of the Venezuelan population and to guarantee them dignified living conditions, as we face the serious impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Venezuela Weekly: State and Society Respond to Coronavirus

Disasters are always a challenge but frequently provide authoritarian governments with opportunities as the de facto power they wield suddenly becomes much more important to the population and its neighbors. Maduro has indeed been able seize the political spotlight from Juan Guaidó and gain some implicit international recognition from Colombia.

Mar. 13
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NTN24 Interview with Geoff Ramsey on WOLA’s ‘Beyond the Narcostate Narrative’ Report

On March 12, I was invited to NTN24’s Cuestión de Poder to discuss the findings of our latest report on the realities of drug trafficking and corruption in Venezuela (see full interview above, in Spanish). As I mention, our …