Venezuela: What’s next? Only a strategy that targets Cuba and the army will produce results. (Twitter)
Venezuela: What’s Next? Venezuela is again in the news. It has become an annual event. As Nicolás Maduro, Hugo Chávez’s handpicked successor, clings to power, the true dictatorial nature of the regime is finally revealed.
Most English language analyses of the current situation in Venezuela start by taking news reports at face value, ignoring a valid saying about politics in Latin America: “What you see is never what’s really going on.” This is particularly true when applied to savvy Leninists like those ruling in Cuba and Venezuela.
To understand current events in Caracas, and to analyze the scenarios likely to develop in a country once considered amongst the richest in the world, some