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Opinion | Venezuelan crisis shouldn’t be US opportunity

Opinion | Venezuelan crisis shouldn’t be US opportunity

By Jason Henriquez, Staff Columnist

January 31, 2019

Even a cursory examination of regional history shows that in every case a regime far more authoritarian and oppressive than the preceding government took power through force and violence.

Opinion | US justified in recognizing Guaido as Venezuelan president

Opinion | US justified in recognizing Guaido as Venezuelan president

By Josh Beylinson, Staff Columnist

January 31, 2019

The majority of the Venezuelan opposition and our allied countries in Latin America have also stated they will not support foreign military intervention in Venezuela, so that option should be off the table. Sanctions against state-run oil companies within Venezuela are a much better plan.

Opinion | Trump must push out Venezuela’s dictator

Opinion | Trump must push out Venezuela’s dictator

By Josh Beylinson, For The Pitt News

December 6, 2018

Only with more strategic sanctions and further diplomatic action against Venezuela’s dictator can the country become a democracy and give the right of self-determination to its citizens.

US actions toward Venezuela contradict professed concern

US actions toward Venezuela contradict professed concern

By Gabriela Cadahia | For The Pitt News

June 27, 2018

Venezuela, once the richest country in Latin America, is currently in the midst of an economic collapse of unprecedented magnitude. Falling oil prices and political corruption have sent the country into a spiral of hyperinflation and hunger that has forced 1.8 million people to flee in the past two ye...

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