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Elections Series – The Future of Venezuela Post-Opposition Primaries

The Venezuelan opposition primaries saw a remarkable turnout, with over 2.3 million voters, resulting in María Corina Machado’s victory despite her disqualification by the regime. The Barbados Agreement and the lifting of US sanctions offer a potential breakthrough for establishing some electoral conditions. However, a transition of power cannot occur without a clear and coherent path forward beyond election day.

Daniel Caballero

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Does the Opposition Stand a Chance in Venezuela’s Vote?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on María Corina Machado ban from holding public office in Venezuela.

Vanessa Neumann, Peter M. Siavelis, José R. Cárdenas, Michael Skol

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Inside Perspectives on Possible Scenarios in Venezuela

On May 3, the Inter-American Dialogue in partnership with the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT) hosted an event titled “Inside Perspectives on Possible Scenarios in Venezuela”. This discussion, moderated by Michael Camilleri, featured panelists Margarita López Maya from Tulane University, Michael Penfold from the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración, and Orlando Ochoa, an independent economist and consultant. The conversation explored the situation in Venezuela and offered possible scenarios for the near term including their expected risks, opportunities, and trend lines.

Beryl Seiler

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