Weekly Report - 24 February 2022 (WR-22-08)

VENEZUELA: Opposition struggle overshadowed

Venezuela’s opposition is trying to make its presence felt again after losing control of the national assembly and with the dialogue process on ice. Its figurehead, Juan Guaidó, endeavoured to rally the beleaguered opposition on 19 February, attending one of around 40 ‘municipal meetings’ nationwide, calling for “free, fair, and verifiable presidential and congressional elections”. It was the second straight weekend the opposition took to the streets, but turnout was sparse, with Guaidó no longer inspiring the hope that galvanised opposition to the government of Nicolás Maduro in 2019. Remaining relevant is a persistent challenge for the opposition in general (it attacked Maduro over his support for Russia this week) and Guaidó in particular.

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