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Venezuela: Social Media As a Tool of Democracy

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 8:30am | New York
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The February 14 event will analyze the crucial role that social media platforms, particularly Twitter, have played in Venezuela. ... Read More

Cafecito with Venezuelan Congressman Juan Guaidó

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 5:30pm | New York

Join AS/COA's Venezuela Working Group and the Young Professionals of the Americas on February 8 as we hear from the deputy from Vargas. ... Read More

Venezuela: Debt, Sanctions, and Hyperinflation

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 11:45am | New York

Join AS/COA as they host a panel of legal, financial, and political experts to discuss Venezuela and state-owned oil firm PDVSA’s debt scenarios. ... Read More

Venezuela: Scenarios and Next Steps

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:00pm | Washington

Council of the Americas will host a high-level, public consultations on Venezuela to discuss the current state of play and what comes next. ... Read More

Restructuring Venezuela's Debt: What Lies Ahead?

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 8:00am | New York

AS/COA will host a panel of leading experts on September 26 to discuss Venezuela and PDVSA’s debt and the increasing likelihood of default. ... Read More

Venezuela: Next Steps for the Democratic Opposition

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 4:00pm | Washington

On August 10, hear from leading democracy activists Carlos Vecchio of Voluntad Popular and Julio Henriquez of Foro Penal discuss the implications of the constituent assembly. ... Read More

Voices from Venezuela: Understanding the Crisis

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 8:00am | Miami
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AS/COA will host a conference on July 13 in Miami with Venezuelan civil society leaders on the ongoing crisis and the humanitarian situation. ... Read More

Cafecito with Ana Cristina Vargas

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 5:15pm | New York

Join the Venezuela Working Group and YPA for a cafecito with Ana Cristina Vargas, founder of Trazando Espacios Públicos.  ... Read More

Venezuela's Humanitarian Crisis: Charting a Way Out

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:30am | Washington
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Council of the Americas will hold a public panel discussion in the wake of the OAS meetings to discuss the path ahead for the people of Venezuela and the international community. ... Read More

Venezuela and PDVSA's Bonds: What to Expect in 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 5:00pm | New York

AS/COA will host leading experts to discuss Venezuela and PDVSA’s financial standing in 2017. ... Read More

Pressing Developments for Human Rights in the Americas

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 8:00am | Miami

Americas Society/Council of the Americas will hold a discussion with José Miguel Vivanco, executive director for the Americas region at Human Rights Watch. ... Read More

Venezuela and PDVSA's Bonds: What to Expect

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 5:00pm | New York

AS/COA will host a panel discussion on Venezuela and PDVSA’s financial standing. ... Read More

Governor Henri Falcón, Francisco Rodríguez, and Orlando Ochoa Talk Venezuelan Politics and Economics

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 5:00pm | New York
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AS/COA, in collaboration with Torino Capital, will host Henri Falcón, governor of the state of Lara, Venezuela. ... Read More

Venezuela's Faltering Economy: What's Next?

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 5:00pm | New York
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AS/COA will host a conversation with leading economic and political experts from Venezuela. ... Read More

Will Venezuela Default?

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 5:00pm | New York
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​AS/COA will host panel of leading experts to discuss Venezuela's financial outlook. ... Read More

CNN: Eric Farnsworth on Venezuela's Escalating Crisis

Friday, July 7, 2017

The AS/COA vice president talks about Venezuela's upcoming constitutional assembly, humanitarian crisis, and collapsing economy. ... Play Video

LatAm in Focus: Venezuela, Elections, Sanctions, and Baseball

Thursday, December 14, 2017

In this podcast, Mark Feierstein, NSC senior director for Western Hemisphere affairs in the Obama White House, lays out a multi-pronged strategy for pressuring the Maduro regime ahead of 2018 elections....

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LatAm in Focus: Why Restructuring Venezuelan Debt Won't Happen under Maduro

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The question, says Nomura Securities’ Siobhan Morden, is if the government of President Nicolás Maduro is resilient enough to withstand the fallout of a hard default....

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Video: La crisis constitucional de Venezuela

July 13, 2017

Expertos analizan la crisis humanitaria en Venezuela y las implicaciones de las elecciones del domingo 16 de julio. ...

Video: Venezuela and the International Community

July 13, 2017

The chief of staff to former Venezuelan President Carlos Andrés Pérez talked about the various international actors who have compromised the administration of Nicolás Maduro....

Video: Derechos humanos en Venezuela

July 13, 2017

La instalación de una asamblea constituyente sería una "línea amarilla" para el orden social, dijeron líderes de la sociedad civil....

Video: Venezuela and PDVSA's Bonds - What to Expect in 2017

April 06, 2017

Is political change a prerequisite to economic recovery in Venezuela? An investor, two analysts, and one editor discussed this and other questions about the country's turbulent situation....

Video: Venezuela in Turmoil - The Challenging Path Ahead

February 24, 2017

The OAS secretary general, a former U.S. ambassador to Venezuela, a journalist, and more talk about what it will take to bring democracy back to Caracas....

LatAm in Focus: La salida a la crisis de Venezuela, según un exmilitar

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

El general retirado Antonio Rivero dice que Venezuela necesita “una acción política de fuerza”, pero sin violencia, para salir de la crisis actual....

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LatAm in Focus: Russ Dallen on Venezuela's Not-Quite Breaking Point

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The government still holds too much power, says the fund manager and newspaper owner....

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LatAm in Focus: Julio Borges on Civil Disobedience in Venezuela

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The opposition leader talks about the recall referendum, pushing the government to follow the Constitution, and telling his young quadruplets why government supporters beat him....

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Video: Venezuela's Faltering Economy – What's Next?

April 25, 2016

Experts discussed what it will take to pull Venezuela out of its economic hole and political stalemate....

LatAm in Focus: Luz Mely Reyes sobre el rol de las redes sociales en la democracia venezolana

Monday, April 25, 2016

La periodista creció en uno de los barrios más pobres de Caracas y luego fue una de las fundadoras de Efecto Cocuyo, un medio noticioso comunal de Venezuela....

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AS/COA Online Explains: Venezuela Faces Default

March 02, 2016

Inflation, low oil prices, and impending bond payments loom over Venezuela, which faces possible default. Experts explore what would happen next....

LatAm in Focus: Moody's Jaime Reusche on a Venezuelan Default

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

In this podcast, the Moody’s senior analyst says the country has an 80 percent chance of defaulting in 2016....

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The Main Idea: Venezuela on the Verge of Default

March 02, 2016

All signs point to default, but the oil-rich country has room to recover, said experts at an AS/COA panel. ...

Video: Will Venezuela Default?

February 25, 2016

The country's economic scenario is unsustainable, said experts at an AS/COA panel....

Video: Venezuela's Elections – Analysis and Implications

December 15, 2015

Venezuela's opposition made strides on December 6, but it will need to address democratic and economic ills....

Video: Elecciones del #6D en Venezuela - Qué sigue?

November 13, 2015

Encuenstas calculan que los chavistas perderán poder en la Asamblea Nacional en las elecciones del 6 de diciembre, pero de todas formas será una batalla para la oposición....