AQ Podcast |  Venezuela’s Election: How It Could Play Out

By AQ Online

Venezuela's election is coming up soon. How likely is it that the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro will accept the result?

Venezuelans are scheduled to vote for president on July 28th. In today’s episode, we look at the state of the negotiations between the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro and the opposition, assess how inclined Maduro is to accept a possible defeat, and if there’s any chance for a transition to democracy. The opposition candidate Edmundo González Urrutia, a former diplomat and academic, has about 60% support in polls, compared to support of just 9% support for President Maduro. Our guest is Michael Penfold, Professor at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA) and...

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