In Venezeula, Maduro Accuses U.S. Of Imperialism. History Says He's Not Wrong

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Originally published on February 12, 2019 11:54 am

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has accused the United States of imperialism for its support of opposition leader Juan Guaidó. There is context for his claims. The U.S. has a long history of intervening in democratically elected countries in Latin America. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with historians Ed Ayers (@edward_l_ayers) and Brian Balogh (@historyfellow), co-hosts of the podcast “BackStory,” produced at Virginia Humanities.

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