Opinion

In an age when thuggery is global, Beijing has leverage in Caracas

Venezuela's debt to China means the Asian power could help to secure peace in that county, if it chose.

A group of millennials with rudimentary helmets and shields defended protesters from police forces during a May 13 demonstration, according to a description provided by Nelson Dordelly Rosales, who is an academic and is critical of the Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro government.Photograph courtesy of Nelson Dordelly Rosales

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 12:00 AM

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