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Victor Salcedo
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Victor Salcedo is an intern at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin American Center. Before The Atlantic Council, he was a Project Assistant for the Latin American and Caribbean department at the National Democratic Institute (NDI). He is interested in national security, human rights, and the way social media networks and applications are changing Latin America. He earned a double bachelors degree in Foreign Affairs and Latin American Studies from the University of Virginia. Victor is originally from Caracas, Venezuela, and is proficient in Brazilian Portuguese.

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ZunZuneo, USAID and How the U.S. Lost the Confidence of the Cuban People

(4) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 4:54 PM

A recent article by the Associated Press brought to light an intricate cover operation by the U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID) in Cuba. With the help of mobile and technological contractors, bank accounts in the Cayman Islands and computer and social media whizzes, USAID developed a Twitter-like...

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Andrés Bello and Protests: What This Means for Venezuela's Future

(0) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 5:03 PM

Andrés Bello, eighteenth century Venezuelan philosopher and Simón Bolívar's teacher, said that "only the unity of the people and the solidarity of its leaders guarantee the greatness of nations." This is a quote that should be remembered in today's Venezuela, where the country is divided and on the slow, painful...

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