Central Florida Venezuelans lend voices to anti-government protests

July 20, 2017

UF Center for Latin American Studies Director, Dr. Philip Williams, was interviewed by the Orland Sentinel on the crisis in Venezuela.

"The plebiscite, which drew about 7.5 million Venezuelan citizens worldwide — including about 150,000 in Florida — was designed to show the strength of the opposition and push the leftist president into negotiations with his critics, said Philip Williams, director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida."

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