Our political discussion and the limits on free press have given more resonance to outlandish interpretations of what’s happening. A new paper explains why their impact could increase further, thanks to state-sponsored disinformation.
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.
For decades, the Berkeley campus of the University of California has been a mecca for the American left. So, for it to gather some important voices on Venezuela who are not part of the regime’s propaganda network meant an opportunity to discover the awful truth of a country in crisis. Can it open some eyes?
The Chilean Left created a petition to stop the Trump administration from intervening in Venezuela. We don’t think an online petition has that kind of power and Chile seems to forget who helped them out of their last dictatorship.
The OAS passed a major resolution on Venezuela this Tuesday with 19 votes in favor, including one from the Dominican Republic that took us all by surprise. Is it possible they finally know what we’re dealing with?
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