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Venezuela Weekly: Bachelet to Visit this Week

The much anticipated visit holds significant potential for altering Venezuela’s political stalemate as Bachelet was personally invited by Maduro and as a two-term president of Chile, and was part of the regional “pink tide” of leftist governments. This has generated all sorts of opposition conspiracy theories regarding her bias as well as painfully heteronormative calls for her to avoid being “seduced” by Maduro. But all indications are that she will pull no punches.