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Obama Needs to Step Up the Pressure on Venezuela

The Western Hemisphere's most dysfunctional nation won't fix itself.

Maduro can't hear you.

Photographer: Carlos Becerra

In yet another stunning anti-democratic maneuver, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has managed to have any recall referendum effectively delayed until next year. In response, President Barack Obama needs to revisit U.S. policy toward the Western Hemisphere’s most dysfunctional nation.

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