Most people are familiar with the bad actors in the Trump administration that are trying to overthrow the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro, along with the right-wing governments in Latin America that are supporting the US in regime change. Flying under the radar is Canada’s role in the Venezuelan crisis. So the LMC speaks with Donald Kingsbury, whom is a lecturer in Political Science & Latin American Studies @ the University of Toronto, about Canada’s own unique set of skills in regime change.
Gabriel Hetland returns to the LMC to discuss the latest in the turmoil and rapid decline of the Venezuelan Chavista government. He provides a frame of reference on the anti-govt movements history of violence and what the left should do next after the decline of the leftist government.
Gabriel Hetland speaks with us about the history of violence by the Venezuelan opposition against the former government of Hugo Chavez and current admin of Nocolas Maduro. He also debunks the US media perception of the current food crisis. Gabriel Hetland is an assist professor of Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latino Studies at the University of Albany. Learn more at gabrielhetland.com/