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"Maduro remains committed to riding out the storm." - Expert comment on Venezuela

The Lima Group of Latin American countries has called for a peaceful change in government in Venezuela, without military intervention. But is this realistic considering Maduro's continued refusal to step down?

Dr Tom Long form the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick comments.

Tue 05 February 2019, 15:03 | Tags: Politics, Expert comment, Politics and International Studies, Venezuela

Dr Thomas Long comments on the domestic crisis in Venezuela

"While the domestic conflict and crisis in Venezuela has been raging for years, the events of the last few days have highlighted the international dimension of the crisis."

Dr Thomas Long, from the Department of Politics and Internations Studies at the University of Warwick, comments on the long-term effects of the domestic crisis in Venezuela.

Tue 29 January 2019, 12:16 | Tags: Politics, Expert comment, Politics and International Studies

Expert comment: Nicolas Maduro begins another six-year term as President of Venezuela

As Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro begins another six-year term in office, Dr Tom Long from the Department of Politics and International Studies has commented on the political and economic situation in Venezuela today. 

Thu 10 January 2019, 11:39 | Tags: Politics, Politics and International Studies

Fears of escalating violence in West Papua - Dr Keith Hyams comments.

Supporters of West Papuan independence have faced harsh penalties for raising their flag on 1 December. Dr Keith Hyams of the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on rising tension in the region.


France's 'yellow vest' protests could provoke constitutional crisis - expert comment

"The recent warning by the French government that there could be deaths in the protests anticipated this weekend is a very disturbing development." Dr Oliver Davis, Reader in French Studies comments on the ongoing 'yellow vest' protests in France.

Fri 07 December 2018, 11:05 | Tags: Politics, Faculty of Arts, protests, France, Expert comment, Europe

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