9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Venezuela in the Spotlight: Shifting Ground Before Elections
Council of the Americas will hold a public, on-the-record discussion on the upcoming elections in Venezuela.
The September 10 sentencing of Leopoldo López to nearly 14 years in prison highlights the dramatic issues facing Venezuela. Coupled with a rapidly contracting economy and border disputes with neighbors Colombia and Guyana, Venezuelans face a potentially volatile political period prior to parliamentary elections scheduled for December 6.
Please join the Council of the Americas for a discussion with three internationally known experts on democracy and governance in Venezuela and the choices facing the government and people there.
- Santiago A. Canton, Executive Director, RFK Partners for Human Rights
- Miriam Kornblith, Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, National Endowment for Democracy
- José Miguel Vivanco, Executive Director, Americas Division, Human Rights Watch
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Please RSVP no later than 3:00 p.m. the day before the event.
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