As the Pope Calls for Dialogue, a Debate on How to Resolve Venezuela's Political & Economic Crisis
In Venezuela, nearly 90 people have died and more than 1,500 have been injured since April, when opposition groups began organizing a new round of street demonstrations. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has accused his opponents of waging an "armed insurrection" and economic sabotage backed by the United States. Opposition groups have accused Maduro of turning into a dictator. For more, DN! speaks with Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research and president of Just Foreign Policy, and Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez. He is a columnist for the Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional and an adjunct lecturer of finance at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.