This is your second trip to Chile and one of many to Latin America in general. But critics say that the Obama administration is not paying enough attention to the region and that it should be more involved in the Americas issues, such as the crisis in Venezuela.
1. In this respect, is the US prepared to go a step further, diplomatically —beyond the measures to reciprocate decisions such as the expelling of diplomats— and for example engage or sponsor an effort with other countries to help resolve the crisis in Venezuela, or eventually put in place sanctions, much like the efforts the Administration made in Ukraine? Has the OAS been weak in acting in this crisis?
The situation in Venezuela is alarming. The Venezuelan government has a basic responsibility to respect universal rights, which include freedoms of expression and assembly; to protect people from violence, ... Read More