Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has accused leading opposition lawmakers, Colombia’s government and financial backers in the United States of having a role in what Venezuela claims was an attempt to assassinate Maduro and military leaders with armed drones at a public event on Aug. 4. Authorities have made some arrests in the case, but it remains to be proven publicly who orchestrated the attack. Has the attempt on Maduro’s life strengthened his support base, or did it embolden the opposition? What are the biggest takeaways from the drone bomb incident?
Four experts, as well as Venezuela’s foreign ministry, share their views on this topic in today’s Latin America Advisor.