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Isabel Morales, an international student from Colombia, led a discussion Friday afternoon about her article she published on Panoramas about the Venezuelan migrant and refugee crisis.

Student-led discussion zooms in on Venezuelan migrant and refugee crisis

By Rashi Ranjan, Staff Writer November 9, 2020
Morales led a discussion Friday afternoon about her article covering the Venezuelan migrant and refugee crisis. The article was published in Panoramas, Pitt’s online, student-led publication dedicated to news, research, culture and art of Latin America, the Caribbean and Latinx Caribbean diasporas.
On Jan. 23, protesters in Schenley Plaza advocated for Juan Guaido over Nicolas Maduro.

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.
Juan Guaido, interim president of the Republic of Venezuela, and president of the National Assembly hold a public rally Jan. 23 in Caracas, Venezuela.

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.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

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.
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro is pictured during a meeting at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, on Oct. 15, 2017. The Trump administration imposed individual sanctions against 10 Venezuelans who are top allies of Maduro. (Xinhua/Venezuela’s Presidency/Sipa USA/TNS)

US actions toward Venezuela contradict professed concern

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...

Venezuela is in dire situation under President Nicolas Maduro. (Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

Maduro vs the world: Venezuela’s hopeless crisis

By Saket Rajprohat | Senior Columnist September 20, 2017

The streets are filled with protesters. The shelves at grocery stores are empty, and pockets are even emptier. Right now, Venezuela looks bleak — and Veronica, a Venezuelan immigrant living in Pittsburgh...

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