The ‘popular consultation’ it conducted in December has not done much to jump start a democratic transition.
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Here is what the opposition can do to get Venezuela out of the current crisis.
It needs strong institutions and the rule of law.
If the Venezuelan opposition is truly fighting for democracy, it would not seek an alliance with an undemocratic leader.
After living in an electoral autocracy for 18 years, Venezuela is now ready to revolt for democracy.
The Bolivarian project has failed to provide for Venezuelan citizens on the political, social and economic fronts.
Results from the local elections in Venezuela show that Maduro’s electoral triumph needs to be revisited.