Latin American Program in the News: Venezuela's Unending Tale of Murder and Sorrow

By Oakland Ross, The Toronto Star

Mar 25, 2014


"In theory, crime is not a partisan issue,” says Eric Olson, associate director of the Latin America program at the Wilson Center in Washington. “It’s an issue of discontent across the board in Venezuela."

“Crime affects Maduro supporters and Capriles supporters equally,” says Olson at the Wilson Center in Washington. “It could be common ground for working together.”


Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article by the Toronto Star regarding instability and crime in Venzuela due to the ongoing protests. He says that the negative consequences, such as crime, affect everyone in Venezuela. It does not differentiate by party.

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