Categoría: Analysis


A Conversation With Venezuela’s Civic Forum

Recent months in Venezuela have seen the steady articulation of human rights NGOs, academics, faith groups, business leaders, labor unions, and other civil society sectors into the Civic Forum. This coalition has sought to push for peaceful democratic change, and engages with all relevant stakeholders to advance desperately-needed solutions to Venezuela’s political and humanitarian crisis.

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Venezuela Weekly: Wave of Repression Casts Shadow on Potential Negotiations

In recent weeks, the Maduro government has intensified a campaign of repression and intimidation in Venezuela, arbitrarily detaining prominent figures including Voluntad Popular national coordinator Freddy Guevara and Director of the NGO FundaRedes Javier Tarazona. The heightened repression comes amid renewed speculation regarding potential negotiations

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Venezuela Program

Geoff Ramsey

Geoff Ramsey

Director for Venezuela @GRamsey_LatAm

David Smilde

David Smilde

WOLA Senior Fellow and the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations at Tulane University


Kristen Martinez-Gugerli

Venezuela Program Associate