Global pandemic does not slow escalating tensions between the U.S. and Venezuela

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KBOO
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Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:30pm

 

While coronavirus is spreading across the world and worsening in the United States, President Trump took time from his Wednesday briefing to focus on Venezuela and its role in the coronavirus outbreak, as well as its response within its own borders. The administration also recently indicted Venezuelan President Maduro on drug-trafficking charges. 

To learn more, KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Leonardo Flores, the Venezuelan-born Latin American campaign coordinator for CODEPINK. Flores recently wrote the pieces "Venezuela’s Coronavirus Response Might Surprise You" and "'Maximum-Pressure March': U.S. Hybrid War on Venezuela Heats Up."

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