Voices of Venezuela: Violence and Insecurity

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Moises speaks with Ambassador William Brownfield about the violence, crime, and insecurity that have plagued Venezuela in recent years. They hear from Venezuelans who have experienced crime and insecurity firsthand, and discuss how colectivos, drug traffickers, and armed groups play a key role within the Maduro regime. Ambassador Brownfield is currently a senior adviser to the Americas Program at CSIS.

Voices of Venezuela is a ten-episode miniseries produced by The Future of Venezuela Initiative (FVI) in partnership with the Dracopoulos iDeas Lab at CSIS. Voices of Venezuela is a unique narrative-based podcast that weaves together stories recorded on the ground with commentary from CSIS experts, who will offer their insights from a broader policy perspective. Note: As the Covid-19 pandemic changes rapidly, the quality of this series may vary over the next couple of months. We are still in production remotely so you won't miss out on any new episodes of Voices of Venezuela.
Moises Rendon
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Americas Program