10 April marked three months since opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself as Venezuela’s interim president following the start of President Nicolas Maduro’s highly contested second term in office on 10 January. Despite Guaidó enjoying strong domestic support and backing from the EU, US and the majority of Latin America governments, Maduro has been able to remain in power.
Key points include:
- The government’s recent crackdown on the opposition
- Possible scenarios in Venezuela over the coming months
- Factors that would herald an escalation of the current situation
- Key triggers and tripwires that will shape the next phase of the Venezuelan crisis
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