Venezuela Week: The Legacy of Independence and Democracy in Venezuela
14th & V | Langston Room Room | July 9, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Legacy of Independence and Democracy in Venezuela presented by Busboys and Poets and the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

In honor of Venezuela Week at Busboys and Poets and the 203rd anniversary of Venezuelan independence this week, we invite you to a panel discussion on the impact of Venezuelan independence and democracy in the country today.

The panel discussion will feature experts on Venezuela including Professor Steve Ellner, an American who has lived in Venezuela for decades and is a professor of political science at the Universidad de Oriente in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. He has written extensively on the current situation in Venezuela and has published many books about Venezuela?s political history. His most recent book that he edited and contributed to is entitled Latin America?s Radical Left: Challenges and Complexities of Political Power in the Twenty First Century.

The discussion will be followed by a Q & A session.


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