The Venezuelan Crisis at a Turning Point: Future Prospects

Date: Thu, May 26, 2016 Time: 12:30pm

The Mark Palmer Forum for the Advancement of Democracy presents
The Venezuelan Crisis at a Turning Point: Future Prospects

Thursday, May 26, 2016
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch will be served at noon

Freedom House
1850 M St NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036

Please join us for a panel discussion on the current dynamics and possible directions of the crisis in Venezuela. The panel will assess the country's economic collapse, humanitarian crisis, political tensions, and the situation of political prisoners.

Introductory Remarks:
Mark P. Lagon
Freedom house

Gustavo Coronel
Founding Board Member of Petroleos de Venezuela
Venezuelan Geologist and Political Scientist 

Diana Lopez
Activist, Accion por la Libertad
Sister of Leopoldo Lopez, prisoner of conscience

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg
Founder and Chairman
Strategic Investment Group

Hector Schamis
Georgetown University, Adjunct Professor
El Pais, Columnist

Carlos Ponce
Director for Latin America 
Freedom House

Video Clips:

Leopoldo Lopez's solitary confinement

Timeline of Repression


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