What can be done to halt Venezuela’s implosion, organise a humanitarian rescue and achieve a return to democracy? Radicals in the opposition trusted in a popular uprising.
In a functioning democracy they are crucial for power to be held to account.
The only sustainable peace in Colombia and true democracy in Cuba requires peace in Venezuela.
The net effect of these new bodies and their toothless, plagiarized democracy clauses has been to create parallel forums more favorable to the interests of autocrats.