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Maduro // File Photo: Venezuelan Government.

What Will Result From Venezuela’s Drone Explosions?

Venezuela’s government has made several arrests in what they say was an attempt to assassinate Maduro. What does it all mean?

Evan Ellis, Eva Golinger, Gustavo Roosen, Steve Ellner

Latin America Advisor ˙

Crises in Venezuela & the Path Forward for Colombia

Host Ray Offenheiser and guest Michael Shifter, the president of Inter-American Dialogue, discuss the economic and political crises in Venezuela, as well as the upcoming elections and path forward for peace in Colombia.

Michael Shifter, Ray Offenheiser

Podcasts ˙ ˙ University of Notre Dame

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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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‘Debería salir una estrategia para atender la crisis de Venezuela’

“La ausencia de Trump en la Cumbre representa una oportunidad de Diálogo perdida.” Michael Shifter en entrevista sobre las ausencias de Trump y Maduro, la crisis venezolana y corrupción en la región.

Michael Shifter, María del Mar Quintana Cataño

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Tiempo

Why Relations Between Brazil and Venezuela Have Sunk to New Lows

Peter Hakim explains what is behind the breakdown in relations between Venezuela and Brazil, and what regional governments are doing in response to the ongoing crisis in Venezuela under President Nicolas Maduro.

Peter Hakim

Interviews ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

World Affairs Report Podcast

During a visit to Pittsburgh, Michael Shifter spoke with KQV News Radio and the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh for their weekly World Affairs Report. In a conversation with Angélica Ocampo, Shifter discussed regional progress in Latin America, US foreign policy, the crisis in Venezuela and the upcoming elections in Brazil and Mexico.

Michael Shifter, Angélica Ocampo

Interviews ˙ ˙ The World Affairs Report

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El primer discurso de Donald Trump en la Asamblea General de la ONU

El discurso de Donald Trump en las Naciones Unidas y sus referencias hacia Venezuela son analizados por Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano; Arturo Sarukhán, exembajador de México en Estados Unidos; Raquel Godos, corresponsal de EFE; y Sebastian Rotella, reportero sénior de ‘Propublica’.

Michael Shifter, Juan Carlos Iragorri

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

¿El nuevo eje del mal?: por qué Donald Trump puso el foco en su discurso ante la ONU sobre Venezuela, Irán y Corea del Norte

Corea del Norte, Irán y Venezuela fueron los tres países a los que el presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, dedicó más tiempo este martes en su primer discurso como jefe de Estado ante la Asamblea General de la ONU. Michael Shifter analiza el discurso del presidente Trump en esta entrevista con Angel Bermúdez para la BBC.

Michael Shifter, Ángel Bermúdez

Interviews ˙ ˙ BBC Mundo

Can Anyone Save Venezuela?

An economic and humanitarian crisis, precipitated by the Maduro regime, has brought Venezuela to the brink of collapse.

Michael Camilleri, Juan Gonzalez, Ben Pauker

Interviews ˙ ˙ Foreign Policy

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Ataque a la Asamblea Nacional, Corea del Norte, Trump y el G20

El ataque a la Asamblea Nacional en Venezuela, tensiones diplomáticas con Corea del Norte, y la reunión del G20 en Hamburgo – temas de discusión en este programa de Club de Prensa. Presentado por Juan Carlos Iragorri, con la participación de Xavier Vilà, periodista y analista catalán; José López Zamorano, corresponsal jefe de ‘Notimex’ – México; Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano.

Michael Shifter, Juan Carlos Iragorri

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

Private Roundtable with Ricardo Luna

The Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private roundtable event featuring Ricardo Luna, the Peruvian Minister of Foreign Relations. The discussion highlighted the Minister’s position on the best way for the international community to handle the crisis in Venezuela and how to confront infrastructural-based corruption throughout Latin America. Minister Luna also addressed some of the upcoming plans his government has in its preparation to host the eighth Summit of the Americas next March in Lima.

Alex Sadler

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