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Tulane Sociologist David Smilde comments on Venezuela and Summit of the Americas in the New York Times

April 17th, 2018

Dr. David Smilde, the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations and Senior Associate Fellow at the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research at Tulane University, recently spoke with the New York Times, and commented on President Nicolás Maduro’s policy in Venezuela and responses from countries in the region during the VIII Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru. Smilde notes that pressure from other countries may only goes only so far and that Venezuela should look to viable opposition from within.

Read the entire story in the original article entitled, Latin America Leaders Brood: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maduro?

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Mary Clark
Associate Professor - Political Science