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Meet Maria Corina Machado: could she become Venezuela’s Margaret Thatcher?

19 October 2023

1:11 AM

19 October 2023

1:11 AM

In 2006, there was Manuel Rosales. In 2012, there was Henrique Capriles. In 2018, there was Juan Guaidó. All managed to capture the hopes of Venezuela’s opposition, but as hopes slipped away, so did their popularity.

Now, there is a new opposition leader in town: Maria Corina Machado, an ideologically driven fighter and a woman who was not afraid to call former president Hugo Chávez a “thief” to his face.

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