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13312820, saw that and also this well-informed piece in the NYT
Posted by ConcreteCharlie, Sun Feb-10-19 06:41 PM
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/05/opinion/venezuela-guaido-trump-united-states.html?fbclid=IwAR0TZRJpWwVK23ZQ0OpJ4c-HJUpeq0H1MyqxXuLHt-0vSWVQ8CPbisr7l0s



The ideal solution would be a multi-lateral group--something like the UN but that actually works--to oversee fair elections and economic relief. As it stands either the U.S. will use this to shift the region further right or Russia/China will dig their claws in deeper with more predatory lending and exploitative commerce.

The problem is that el tiempo es oro, for Venezuela and, generally speaking, for the U.S. also. So U.S. intervention is probably the most immediate solution. Throwing the country into civil war is fairly big risk with any solution but I think now most of the population is actually receptive to intervention of some form.