AQ Podcast | Venezuela: A View From The Ground

By AQ Online

Caracas-based journalist Ana Vanessa Herrero on what Venezuelans are thinking about the Nicolás Maduro regime, the economy and elections that are scheduled for next year

From the outside looking in, it’s hard to understand what is happening in Venezuela these days. On the one hand Nicolás Maduro seems stronger than he’s been in years. The Venezuelan economy seems to have bottomed out, after years of terrible crisis. And the opposition is divided and struggling to connect with the Venezuelan people. On the other, the opposition and the Maduro government are back at the negotiating table and there is a sense that elections scheduled for 2024 might improve the political climate, even if those involved know that those elections won’t be free and fair. On...

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