Analysis: Latin America Swinging Toward EU Position on Venezuela

Chile and the Dominican Republic are the latest Latin American countries to join the EU-led International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela, a move that highlights Latin America's growing distance from US sanctions-based policy.

By Patricia Garip, Argus

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile's foreign minister Andres Allamand cited the need for "convergence" of international groups in the face of Venezuela's "grave humanitarian, political and institutional crisis" and urged all parties to advance a political transition and convene internationally monitored presidential and parliamentary elections as soon as possible.

Chile was among the Latin American countries that initially adopted a more vocal stance against Caracas starting in 2019, in line with the US and its closest regional ally Colombia. President Sebastian Piñera joined Colombian president Ivan Duque in the Colombian border city of . . .

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