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Venezuela has fallen to a dictator. But we can help to restore democracy | Reynaldo Trombetta

Nicolás Maduro has brought the country to its knees. The international community must support Venezuelans trying to restore democracyThe descent of Venezuela into a dictatorship has resembled the fable of the boy that cried wolf. Back in July 2000, when Hugo Chávez won his first re-election, many in the opposition, surprised by his sudden rise in popularity, claimed electoral fraud. Since then, it seems, the norm has been for the opposition to accuse the government of stealing elections, without presenting enough evidence to gain the support of the international community....

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Published By: theguardian.com - Wednesday, 23 May