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Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Russia’s intervention in Venezuela: What’s at stake?

Venezuela is suffering one of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in recent memory, Russia has become a key actor that has provided a lifeline of support to Maduro and his cronies. Today, Russia’s efforts to prop up Nicolás Maduro have been a relatively low-cost, but high reward strategy for Moscow to sow further instability in the United States' own hemisphere.

Report by John E. Herbst and Jason Marczak

Democratic Transitions Economic Sanctions

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

The US-Colombia partnership: From Venezuela’s crisis to counter-narcotics efforts

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, in partnership with the United States Institute for Peace, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Latin America Program, and the Inter-American Dialogue, hosted H.E. Carlos Holmes Trujillo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia, for a discussion on the future of US-Colombia relations. The conversation was moderated […]

Event Recap by Bryan Wilensky

Colombia Conflict

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

As crisis continues in Venezuela, Colombia’s “borders are open,” foreign minister says

"We are receiving Venezuelans with a sense of solidarity."

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Colombia Venezuela

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Russian influence in Venezuela: What should the United States do?

On June 20, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and its Eurasia Center co-hosted a public event to discuss the extent of Russian involvement in Venezuela, Moscow’s motivations and possible next moves, and how the United States should react. As a wave of international and domestic support for a democratic transition is sweeping […]

Event Recap by Domingo Sadurni

Economic Sanctions English

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

US senator condemns Putin’s complicit role in Venezuela

US Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) blasted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s support for Nicolás Maduro’s regime in Venezuela, saying on June 20 that the Russian president is a "co-conspirator" in Maduro's human rights abuses.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Russia Venezuela
Russia In Ven

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Russian influence in Venezuela: what should the United States do?

On June 20, the Eurasia Center and the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center co-hosted a private strategy breakfast on Russian influence in Venezuela, followed by a public event, Russian Influence in Venezuela: What Should the United States Do? The private strategy session included senior US government and foreign officials. The public event focused on the […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy National Security

Mon, Jun 10, 2019

Venezuela: Private Strategy Session on Venezuela and Meeting of the Stabilization Leaders Forum

The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted two notable private Venezuela-related events in early June: a three-day Strategy Session on Venezuela and a meeting of the Stabilization Leaders Forum (SLF). The private, off-the-record Strategy Session on Venezuela focused on Venezuela’s citizen and national security challenges and brought together key Venezuelan stakeholders and more than 80 […]

Program Impact Story by Vriddhi Sujan

Democratic Transitions Elections

Fri, May 3, 2019

The growing Russian challenge and what should be done about it

All around the world, Russia is increasingly asserting itself, propping up dictators, and, in some instances, posing a direct challenge to US interests.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Libya Syria

Tue, Apr 30, 2019

Juan Guaidó’s Operation Freedom gives Venezuela a shot at democracy

These developments mark the best chance yet for Venezuelans to begin the next wave of reclaiming democracy and ending years of suffering.

New Atlanticist by Jason Marczak

Venezuela

Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Venezuela after Maduro: A vision for the country’s future

On Thursday, April 25, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted the US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliot Abrams to discuss what an inclusive democratic transition in Venezuela looks like. The event convened key figures representing both the Venezuelan opposition and the dissident Chavismo, who are committed to bringing about a return to […]

Event Recap by Angela Chavez

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