Venezuela is in crisis, and Trump’s saber-rattling is making things worse. Our response should be guided by three principles: non-interventionism, self-determination, and solidarity with the oppressed.
Maduro’s electoral victory was expected, given the boycott by the most powerful sectors of the opposition and allegations of vote manipulation. But both Chavistas and opposition camps will need to find common ground to solve the pressing challenges facing Venezuela.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro will likely win Sunday’s elections—not due to fraud, but because of the opposition’s call for a boycott and continued support in Venezuela for the Chavista government.