The Rio Treaty and Venezuela: Myth vs. fact [infographic]

Since the Organization of American States invoked the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance, also known as the Rio Treaty, to address the crisis caused by the former Maduro regime in Venezuela on September 11, speculation and rumor about what this action means need to be separated from fact.

Here are the facts:

Infographic with side-by-side myths and facts about the Rio Treaty (State Dept./S. Gemeny Wilkinson)