José Gustavo Arocha
Senior Research FellowMeet our expert
The Venezuelan crisis has become the worst humanitarian crisis in the Western Hemisphere, with more than 3 million people fleeing the country in the last few years. As conditions in the country worsen, more Venezuelans are expected to leave, causing greater instability throughout the region.
Venezuela is a mixture of drug trafficking, money laundering, terrorism, kleptocracy, environmental degradation and many other crimes against humanity in the name of the Bolivarian Revolution.
This tragic crisis goes beyond the result of an incompetent government, but a wicked revolution carried out by a political-military strategy that began before Hugo Chávez rose to power.
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