President-elect Trump’s call from Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen may provide a model for what he could do for Venezuela. With all the democratic options closed in Venezuela until 2018, maybe it’s time Henry Ramos Allup picked up the phone.
Given his inflammatory remarks about Latin American citizens and its immigrants, Global Americans did some digging on who’s advising Donald Trump on his Latin America policy. It’s no one you’ve ever heard of.
With new market friendly governments in Argentina, Peru and Brazil and a looming collapse in Venezuela now is not the time for the U.S. to retrench its economic agenda in the region. Unfortunately, no one is standing up for trade.
The CNE’s announcement Thursday September 22 showed that the Maduro government has no intention of holding a fair referendum. But the delay may have provided the international community with a positive option.