The Venezuelan Protests Are Playing Right Into the Regime's Hands
It’s now been five weeks since the protest in San Cristóbal that set off Venezuela’s latest revolt. Time to take stock. Outside the Andean states, protests remain largely confined to the better-off areas of the larger cities. Are there exceptions here and there? Certainly. But they’re just that: exceptions. The sites of ongoing unrest remain solidly concentrated in the middle class enclaves of the bigger cities, i.e., precisely where the government wants them.