Venezuela’s opposition, who are desperate to oust Nicolás Maduro’s autocratic regime, don’t think Biden is tough enough.
Eduard Freisler is a Czech reporter based in Caracas, Venezuela. He has written for the Miami Herald, Christian Science Monitor and number of Czech outlets. He is a graduate of Hunter College in New York City.
The virus steamrolled into Prague like a column of Soviet tanks, crushing all before it and returning this young democracy to the gloom of the Communist era.
People used to openly curse Maduro’s name on the streets of Caracas. But Venezuela’s leader has now crushed the opposition and moves to silence dissent.
Prague was the poster child for beating COVID-19 in the spring. Then its leaders declared the virus was over.
The partisans of President Nicolás Maduro don’t like scientific findings that show a huge increase in malaria cases, a deadly metric of this country’s disarray.
The political heirs of Hugo Chávez swore they’d never use “Yanqui money,” but to hold on to power they changed their minds. Now even Christmas trees are back on the market.
Venezuelan opponents of Maduro, and those in Washington who’ve tried to overthrow him, may be gleeful about the demise of his buddy Morales. But Maduro’s army is still with him.