Colombian President Iván Duque


What President Duque Has Done for Venezuelans Is Heroic

By Andrés Gluski

As other countries closed their doors, Colombia’s president and its people lent a hand, writes AS/COA Chairman Andrés Gluski.

New data out of Venezuela reminds us: The scale of the humanitarian catastrophe is truly unprecedented in the modern history of Latin America and our hemisphere. It is now estimated that 95% of the country is living in poverty; three quarters of them in extreme poverty and unable to even secure the minimum amount of daily calories needed. It is a refugee crisis on a scale similar to that of Syria, although it has not received anywhere near the same attention of the world’s media. This human catastrophe in Venezuela is all the more amazing because it has occurred in peacetime, the...

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