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Two men claim to be the legitimate president of Venezuela: opposition leader Juan Guaidó and sitting president Nicolás Maduro. Leaders of countries in the Americas and beyond have thrown their support behind one or the other. Producer Alanna Elder talks to Alejandro Velasco, a Venezuela historian and the executive editor of the NACLA Report on the Americas, about how a lot of this talk has drowned out another potential way forward. Plus, LAND editor Colleen Connolly talks to Jennapher Lunde Seefeldt about the coming oil boom in Guyana and how the country might avoid the pitfalls of its neighbor, Venezuela. Guests: Alejandro Velasco and Jennapher Lunde Seefeldt. Hosts: Cameron Oakes and Chase DiBenedetto. Producer: Alanna Elder. LAND editor: Colleen Connolly. This episode was recorded on March 7, 2019. Music: Dub Kong by Caballo, A Little Sympathy by Lee Rosevere, The Women Fancy by the Agrarians, Mujer by Musikero Calenchu & Yadi Camara and a mix by Dax on the Trax.

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