The former Soviet police state and the Caribbean nation are as different as the citizen alliances challenging their autocracies. Here’s an informed comparison from the ground
Guaidó announced "the beginning of the end of usurpation" accompanied by Leopoldo López from La Carlota airbase, after National Guard officers rose against the regime. Protests erupt in several cities. Earlier, regime spokespeople attempted to minimize the incident but are now silent. The international community congratulates soldiers for supporting the Constitution and democracy.
As the crisis deepens and the possibility of an election to approve a new Constitution hovers over our heads, the old debate of voting or not in an election without fair conditions resurfaces stronger than ever before. What has changed?
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