The situation in Venezuela continues to deteriorate alarmingly without a solution in sight, along with more comparisons to the long-running humanitarian disaster in Syria. The political ante has been upped even as the world struggles to formulate an effective response.
For background on how this situation is relevant to our project, this post points to a six part series by I-CONnect in 2017, entitled Venezuela’s 2017 (Authoritarian) National Constituent Assembly. Read in sequence, they provide an excellent context in which to understand present developments.
- Introduction, by Raul A. Sanchez Urribarri (a national collaborator in our project)
- Maduro’s National Constituent Assembly: Constituent Power to Build an Undemocratic Regime, by Miguel Ángel Martínez Meucci
- The National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela (2017) in its Historical Context, by Carlos García-Soto
- (Mis)representing the People: Notes about the Electoral Bases of the 2017 National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela, by Juan Alberto Berríos Ortigoza
- Pursuing Constitutional Authoritarianism, by José Ignacio Hernández G.
- Like Quicksand: Opposing Venezuela’s Constitutional Assembly, by Laura Gamboa.