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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