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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

English Latin America

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

US envoy sees a role for Chavismo in a democratic Venezuela

"The time to join a free debate about the future is now, and it must include young Chavistas before this regime tries to silence them as well," Elliot Abrams said.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Democratic Transitions Venezuela
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Thu, Apr 25, 2019

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

On April 25, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a discussion that laid out a vision for what the future of Venezuela could look like after democracy is restored. US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams provided a policy address calling for inclusion to accelerate Venezuela’s democratization process, noting that dissident Chavismo […]

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Democratic Transitions Latin America

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

Spotlight: Next steps with Venezuela

The Trump administration is nearing the limits of what it can achieve in Venezuela through sanctions alone and a reconsideration of the current strategy is warranted.

New Atlanticist by Samantha Sultoon

Economic Sanctions Venezuela

Sun, Apr 7, 2019

Russia’s Venezuela challenge

What concerns US officials is that Vladimir Putin may be laying the ground for making Venezuela the defining foreign policy debacle for President Trump.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

NATO Russia

Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Russia ups the ante in Venezuela

“Maduro’s survival gives Russia a foothold in the Americas,” explained Jason Marczak.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Russia Venezuela

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

Venezuela’s interim government unveils reconstruction plan

The situation in Venezuela is unlike anything “we have ever seen [before] in Latin America,” said Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Luis Alberto Moreno.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Democratic Transitions Venezuela

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

Plan País: Building the new Venezuela – A roadmap for reconstruction

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center convened distinguished experts and international leaders to discuss the crisis in Venezuela, as well as next steps in rebuilding the country’s economy, infrastructure, and institutions. The event served as the official unveiling of Plan País—the Venezuelan National Assembly’s detailed plan for reconstruction—on […]

Event Recap by Angela Chavez

Latin America Venezuela

Events

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

China, Oil, and Venezuela: Myths, Reality, and Future

As international pressure mounts toward the Maduro regime, including US sanctions, what does the future hold for the troubled, oil-rich nation and its relationship with China?

9:00am Washington DC