Venezuela’s Deep-Rooted Crisis

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado during a rally in Venezuela, March 2023. Photo credit: Jorge Mantilla via Reuters Connect

Facing pivotal elections in 2024, Venezuela remains in crisis through a combination of socio-economic upheaval and dysfunctional rule that make it the largest problem in the Western Hemisphere.  A Background of Authoritarian Rule and Governmental Dysfunction      In 2018, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro rigged a presidential election process, moving up the date for the vote from […]