Venezuela’s Opposition Shifts Gears on Talks With Maduro

Flanked by party members, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido speaks a day after parliamentary elections, in Caracas, Venezuela, Dec. 7, 2020 (AP photo by Ariana Cubillos).
Flanked by party members, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido speaks a day after parliamentary elections, in Caracas, Venezuela, Dec. 7, 2020 (AP photo by Ariana Cubillos).

Something interesting is happening in Venezuela. Just as the rest of the world risked becoming resigned to a stalemate in that failed nation’s political crisis, with essentially no viable path to a solution, a sudden flurry of activity suggests a possible way forward. Even if experience tells us a strong dose of skepticism is warranted when it comes to the Venezuelan regime’s real intentions, the recent developments must be taken seriously. The key event came last week, via Twitter. Opposition leader Juan Guaido released a video calling for talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro in pursuit of a […]

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