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    Making Sense of Opposition in Venezuela: From the MUD to “La Salida” and Back.

    Cannon, Barry (2016) Making Sense of Opposition in Venezuela: From the MUD to “La Salida” and Back. Other. Panoramas, University of Pittsburgh.

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    Since the election of President Nicolás Maduro, by a wafer-thin margin in elections last April 15th, Venezuela has experienced one of the most serious outbreaks of opposition-led violence and instability in recent years.1 This led to the deaths of over 40 people, from government, opposition and non-aligned sectors, the arrest of prominent right-wing opposition leader, Leopoldo López, who led the push for the ousting of Maduro – termed “La Salida” (meaning both ‘Exit’ and ‘Solution') - and the charging of another prominent leader María Corina Machado, among others. More recent reports suggest that as a result of this and other government actions against such opposition activity, the United States is moving closer to imposing sanctions on the Caribbean oil producing nation.

    Item Type: Monograph (Other)
    Keywords: Venezuela; opposition; politics; MUD; Mesa de Unidad Democrática; Democratic Unity Coalition;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology
    Item ID: 9331
    Depositing User: Barry Cannon
    Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2018 14:10
    Publisher: Panoramas, University of Pittsburgh
    Refereed: No
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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