Due to the electoral irregularities seen during the 2018 Venezuelan presidential election, Nicolas Maduro has faced a crisis of legitimacy, especially as the United States, the European Union, and the Organization of American States refuse to recognize him as Venezuela’s rightful president. Who is Nicolas Maduro, what does he stand for, and what does the future of Venezuela look like? To answer these questions and more, we are joined by Dr. Ryan Berg.
Ryan Berg is a senior fellow in the Americas Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he is also the head of the Future of Venezuela Initiative. Previously, Dr. Berg was a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he helped lead its Latin America Studies Program. We hope you enjoy this episode of the Hopkins Podcast on Foriegn Affairs.