Maria Corina Machado

María Corina Machado is National Coordinator of Vente Venezuela, a liberal political party founded in 2013.

She was the Member of the National Assembly of Venezuela elected with the highest number of votes of all candidates in the 2010 election and is one of the country’s main opposition leaders. She was forcibly removed from the National Assembly in 2014 for attending the Organisation of American States [OAS], something she deemed illegal and prompted protests the same year.

In 2017 she became a founding member, along with Antonio Ledezma and Diego Arria, of  SoyVenezuela, an alliance of civil society and political organisations committed to the rescue of democracy in Venezuela.



A Message From Venezuela with Maria Corina Machado

Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado addresses the 7th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see below for full prepared remarks. Full Remarks I am Maria Corina Machado of the National Assembly. My country is living through the bleakest and most critical moment in its history and for that of