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Top U.S. officials met earlier this month with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas as the Biden administration seeks to increase global oil supplies following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. // File Photo: @NicolasMaduro via Twitter.

Does the U.S. Want Warmer Relations With Maduro?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on relations between Nicolás Maduro’s government and the Biden administration.

Marco Rubio, Asier Achutegui, Vanessa Neumann, Javier Coronado, Eric Pons, Geoff Ramsey

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The Venezuelan Judiciary and Crimes Against Humanity: Justice or Impunity?

On March 1st, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue co-hosted a panel with the Washington Office on Latin America titled “The Venezuelan Judiciary and Crimes Against Humanity- Justice or Impunity?” to discuss the reports from a UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Venezuela.

Danielle Carr

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Russia’s deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, last month refused to rule out the possibility of the country sending military actors to Latin America. Members of Russia’s military are pictured. // File Photo: Russian Armed Forces.

What Are Russia’s Military Intentions in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Russian interests and influence in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Vicki Huddleston, Alexander Belezeko, Fabiana Perera, Douglas Farah

Latin America Advisor ˙

Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó was tapped for another year as the country’s internationally recognized interim president, but with diminished power. // File Photo: Facebook Page of Juan Guaidó.

What Will Curtailed Power Mean for Venezuela’s Guaidó?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the extension of Juan Guaidó’s mandate as Venezuela’s interim president.

Vanessa Neumann, Patrick Duddy, Steve Ellner, Gabriel Hetland, Diego Arria

Latin America Advisor ˙

Venezuela’s opposition must reflect on its strategy following its heavy losses in the country’s Nov. 21 regional and local elections, opposition leader Juan Guaidó said last week. // File Photo: Facebook Page of Juan Guaidó.

What Will Result From Venezuela’s Local Elections?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the results of recent Venezuela’s local elections.

Michael Shifter, Vanessa Neumann, Julia Buxton, David Smilde

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Canton: La decisión del fiscal Karim Khan es un cambio muy significativo

En una entrevista para el programa Palabras Más Palabras Menos de Radio Caracas Radio, Santiago Canton, director del Programa de Estado de Derecho Peter D. Bell, habla sobre la decisión de la Corte Penal Internacional de abrir una investigación formal sobre las denuncias de crímenes contra la humanidad en Venezuela.

Santiago Canton

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A Conversation with Feliciano Reyna on Negotiations to Resolve the Crisis in Venezuela

On September 30, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue co-hosted the online event “A Conversation with Feliciano Reyna on Negotiations to Resolve the Crisis in Venezuela” in collaboration with the Institute for Policy Studies, the Washington Office on Latin America, and the Latin America Working Group.

Pamela Troconis

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20 Years of the Democratic Charter in the Americas

On September 9, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a virtual event “20 Years of the Democratic Charter in the Americas”. The panel discussed the current state of the Democratic Charter 20 years after its signature.

Pamela Troconis

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Latin American Press Under Siege

On August 31st, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue supported the press conference “Latin American Press Under Siege,” organized by Fundamedios. The event focused on the worsening persecution of journalists across Latin America and called for the immediate release of detained journalists in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba.

Pamela Troconis

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