Opposition supporters shout during a rally in support of the political leaders in prison in Caracas, Venezuela (REUTERS/Marco Bello).

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Venezuela's high-stakes legislative elections: The December 6 vote and what comes next

November 9, 2015

On Monday, November 9, the Brookings Institution and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) hosted a discussion on Venezuela’s December 6 legislative elections and what they mean for the country’s future.

  • Opinion | La Nación

    Super Sunday: The October 25 elections in Latin America

    November 1, 2015, Daniel Zovatto

  • In the News

    There’s a real sense the U.S.-Latin American relationship had been a bit distant and now has new possibilities. The one thing that could spoil that is the situation in Venezuela, so the administration is looking for ways to manage that.

    August 3, 2015, Harold Trinkunas, Bloomberg
  • Opinion | International IDEA

    What's at stake in Venezuela's legislative elections?

    July 29, 2015, Daniel Zovatto

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  • In the News

    There’s a lot of distrust among opposition voters on the fairness of the vote [in Venezuela], given the overwhelming presence of government in the media and the resources they can devote to campaigning, compared to the opposition. On the other hand, the government has to worry about abstention on its side because its level of popular support is quite low.

    May 18, 2015, Harold Trinkunas, International Business Times
  • In the News

    Three out of the last four [Summits of the Americas] were antagonistic, ALBA-driven. You'll notice though, whereas ALBA was able to get a lot of support from let's say the middle countries before, they didn't this time.

    April 12, 2015, Richard Feinberg, New York Times
  • Interview | Bloomberg's Bottom Line

    April 10, 2015, Ted Piccone

  • Blog Post

    U.S. priorities at the Seventh Summit of the Americas

    April 8, 2015, Emily Miller | comments

  • Blog Post

    Drawing lessons from the Summit of the Americas

    April 8, 2015, Harold Trinkunas | comments

  • Opinion | Huffington Post

    April 8, 2015, Richard Feinberg

  • In the News

    It was no accident that [Fidel Castro] met with Venezuelan students given his warm embrace and support for chavismo…It is a symbolic opportunity to reinforce a shared sense of victimhood in the face of alleged U.S. aggression.

    April 6, 2015, Ted Piccone, Foreign Policy

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