The Venezuelan Catastrophe

Nineteen European countries, including the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Germany, Poland and Portugal, recognized this week opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the acting president of Venezuela. In the previous weeks, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and many other Latin American countries had expressed their support for Guaidó. The short list of countries that still support Nicolás Maduro as president of Venezuela is a collection of repressive regimes like China, Russia, Iran or Cuba.