Some Colombians fear that their country could go the way of Venezuela.
Only nationalists in the military can restore a legitimate constitutional democracy.
The protest-rocked country could face a fresh round of U.S. economic sanctions.
An economic and humanitarian crisis, precipitated by the Maduro regime, has brought Venezuela to the brink of collapse.
Venezuela vote for a Constituent Assembly sparks unrest, draws criticism
President Nicolás Maduro won’t go down without a fight. But tightening the screws on his would-be accomplices could help save the country from total collapse.
Applying the North Korea playbook to Venezuela would offer a lifeline to the autocrat.
Neighboring countries called for citizens to be allowed to protest peacefully. Those calls went unanswered.
The government is cracking down on protesters and trying to take serious opposition candidates out of the running ahead of the next election.
The Maduro government seems determined to ride out the latest wave of dissent. The opposition seems determined to make sure it doesn't.
Venezuela has become a rabidly anti-American failed state that appears to be incubating the convergence of narco-trafficking and jihadism in America’s own backyard.