Venezuelan Regime Orders Government Employees to Vote in Favor of “The Revolution”

A top official in Nicolás Maduro’s regime has said all public employees are obliged to support the Venezuelan government. During his television program, Diosdado Cabello — who now serves on Maduro’s unconstitutional National Constituent Assembly...

Mike Pence Slams UN Human Rights Council for Keeping Venezuela, Cuba as Members

The United Nations released a list of countries that attack human rights defenders, and included Venezuela on it for a range of violations including intimidation tactics, travel bans, arrest, torture and the freezing of...

Yet Another Airline Says Goodbye to Venezuela

Delta, one of the largest US-based airlines, officially shuttered its operations in Venezuela on Saturday, September 16, after its last Atlanta-Caracas flight. “Liberty is the oxygen of the soul. We hope to come back,” read...

Maduro’s Rabbit Plan Won’t Save Venezuelans from Going Hungry

(FEE.org) President Nicolas Maduro wants Venezuelans to breed rabbits to solve the economic disaster he and his predecessor Hugo Chavez created, which has led to millions of formerly middle-class Venezuelans starving, begging on the...

Shunning US Dollar, Venezuela Lists Oil Prices in Chinese Yuan

Venezuela on Friday began listing the price of its oil in the Chinese yuan, following President Nicolas Maduro's announcement last week that he would rid the economy of the "US imperialist system." The move was...

OAS Moves to Take Venezuela to International Criminal Court

The Organization of American States, OAS, Secretary General Luis Almagro has announced that he will appoint three people to evaluate ways in which he can take Venezuela to the International Criminal Court, or ICC. Almagro...

The tragic impact of a country’s collapse. Venezuela’s dreams are dying.

Caracas, Venezuela -- I think about Deivis Perez every day. We met on an overcast July day at a children’s hospital in Caracas, Venezuela, the capital. He didn’t say a word when I curled...

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Venezuela's Volatile Demonstrations: GW Experts Available to Comment

The George Washington University has experts available to discuss the ongoing, and increasingly volatile, demonstrations against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government: Roberto Izurieta ,...

Trump calls on Venezuela To Release Jailed Opposition Leader

TODAY VENEZEULA - President Donald Trump has called on the Venezuelan government to release political prisoner Leopoldo López, following a meeting last night with...

Venezuela's Cuba-backed dictatorship outlaws protests, but mass protests continue

The Supreme Court of Cuba's puppet dictatorship in Venezuela has ruled that peaceful protests without permission from the government are now outlawed.

Wives of jailed opposition mayors win Venezuela ballots

The wives of two opposition mayors jailed over protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won landslide victories in elections on Sunday for their spouses'...

Ex-guerrilla closes in on El Salvador election win

By Nelson Renteria SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - A former Marxist guerrilla leader looks poised to win El Salvador's presidential election runoff on Sunday as...

Opposition mayor arrested in Venezuela

Venezuelan intelligence agents have arrested the opposition mayor of San Cristobal for "civil rebellion," accusing him of stoking violence in the city hit harder...

Support for Venezuela's Maduro drops to 37 percent: report

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's approval rating dropped to 37 percent in April, according to a new poll quoted in a local...

'Iron fist' for beauty queen killers

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says the killers of beauty queen and actress Monica Spears will face the full weight of the law for her...

Espionage against Venezuelan Opposition In Broad Daylight, New Video Shows

TODAY VENEZUELA - The Bolivarian Intelligence Service, Venezuela’s secret service, has developed a reputation for harassing opposition leaders. A new video released this month shows...

U.S. expels three Venezuelan diplomats, gives them 24 hours to leave

The United States on Tuesday gave three Venezuelan diplomats 24 hours to leave the country in a tit-for-tat reprisal over a decision by Caracas...

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Jailed Venezuelan Congressman Will Sew His Lips Shut to Protest Military Court’s Silence

Gilber Caro is one of the congressmen in Venezuela who make up the political opposition fighting President Nicolás Maduro and his regime. He’s been in prison for more than six months as a result,...

Maduro Drops All Pretense, Vows to Become a Dictator to Ensure “Economic Peace” in...

Venezuelan ruler Nicolás Maduro usually picks a fight with whomever calls his regime a dictatorship, insisting it is nothing but democratic. But amid a deep economic and political crisis, now even himself is admitting...

Venezuela Moves Closer to Russia, China, and India for Way Around US Sanctions

Russia, China and India have become Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro’s lifeline following economic sanctions imposed by the United States. The dictatorship’s new strategy involves allying itself economically and commercially with BRICS — an association of...

Marco Rubio Pushes for Special Status for Venezuelan Refugees Arriving to United States

Republican Senator Marco Rubio is pushing officials in Congress and the Trump administration to expand a temporary program that would allow Venezuelans fleeing Nicolás Maduro’s dictatorship to remain in the United States. “In light of...

Venezuela to Donate $5 Million to Harvey Victims in Texas

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has announced that the South American country will be donating US$5 million to help with recovery efforts in areas devastated by Harvey, particularly Houston and Corpus Christi, Texas. "Let's not...

US Embassy in Venezuela Issues Warning of Nationwide Military Drills Arming Citizens

The United States embassy in Venezuela has once again alerted its citizens about increased security risks in the country, this time due to military exercises President Nicolás Maduro’s regime will carry out in expectation...

Exiled Attorney General Says Venezuelan Regime Sent Paid Assassins After Her

The Attorney General of Venezuela Luisa Ortega Diaz claimed this week that Nicolás Maduro’s regime sent “assassins” to kill her once she began to speak out about the country’s broken democracy and human rights...

Venezuela Needs Unity to Overcome U.S. Imperialism: Constituent Diosdado Cabello

The first Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and elected Constituent Assembly member Diosdado Cabello issued a call for unity of Venezuelan revolutionary forces against threats stemming from United States...

Maduro’s Ilegitimate Constituent Assembly to Regulate Social Media in Search of “Hateful Messages”

Criticizing Nicolás Maduro’s regime in Venezuela online may soon become a crime there. The new Constituent Assembly, which Maduro implemented unconstitutionally to usurp the country’s legislature, announced it will regulate messages they consider to...

Socialism – Not Oil Prices – Is to Blame for Venezuela’s Woes

So the Left is finally talking about Venezuela again. That is a good thing. For about a decade, large sections of the Left were in the grip of Venezuelamania. We would not hear the...

Brazil and Paraguay Strengthen Disapproval of Maduro Dictatorship

Brazilian President Michel Temer and his Paraguayan counterpart Horacio Cartes have reiterated their disapproval of the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly this week. After a bilateral meeting in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia, both leaders issued...