Timothy M. Gill

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The political and economic crisis in Venezuela has led many commentators to speculate about what may happen to President Nicolás Maduro’s government. Some say the Maduro government could usher in a dictatorial regime and entirely outlaw the opposition. Others continue to assert the democratic credentials of the country’s government. Others still contend that a military coup d’état might lead to democratic change.

Although many possibilities remain open, a military coup seems unlikely. If it should somehow happen, it will probably damage democracy further rather than open up new opportunities.

Venezuela is suffering through a crisis — but it isn’t the first time

Although the government does not acknowledge how bad things are, Venezuela is in dire straits.…  Seguir leyendo »