March 24, 2014

The 'Ignorization' of Venezuela

Roger Noriega, AEIdeas

The Associated Press

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States voted Friday to exclude a Venezuelan opposition congresswoman from a discussion of the violence that has been wracking her country for seven weeks.

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