The pressure on the Maduro regime and Venezuela continues from both the U.S. and European Union. The question is, what will be the impact of new sanctions against individuals and regime representatives? 

There needs to be free and fair elections in Venezuela, but truly open, transparent and untainted elections are counter to the interests of the Maduro government - an ongoing humanitarian crisis that has spilled over into the rest of Latin America with no real end in sight, while corruption continues uninterrupted in Venezuela and the regime digs in.