Officials say deployment meant to put pressure on Maduro
When President Donald Trump weighed the options earlier last year to address the political and humanitarian consequences of Nicolás Maduro's tight grip on power in Venezuela, he realized his harsh rhetoric against the South American leader was not
In a shocking press conference yesterday, President Trump and his advisors announced that the US military would begin conducting a "counter-narcotics operation" in the eastern Pacific and Caribbean. Perhaps not coincidentally, Trump's Justice Departm
Now if Washington wants to keep this it will have to sanction Russia itself.
The Justice Department's securing of a criminal indictment of Venezuela's president Nicolás Maduro reminds us that when it comes to the U.S. government's regime-change operations, coups, invasions, sanctions, embargoes, and state-sponsored ass
Venezuela -- When WW II ended, fascist tyranny wasn't defeated...It was transplanted from Berlin, Tokyo, and Rome to the US -- under new management.
The Trump administration is prepared to lift crippling sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form a transitional government requiring both Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó to step aside in favor of a five-person gove
Venezuela -- Venezuela under Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro is the hemisphere's main enemy of illicit drugs trafficking.
Venezuela -- Establishment media never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity to set the record straight on major issues.
Calls on Washington to drop sanction so they can go and buy what's needed
A fire allegedly set by an armed commando group seeking the removal of Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro destroyed most of the South American nation's voting machines that were kept at the election council's main warehouse.
"The government has slashed red tape and turned a blind eye to taxation, fueling a boom in private exports of everything from oil to chocolate, enriching the politically connected and traditional business elites."
After decades of dominating its oil industry, the Venezuelan government is quietly surrendering control to foreign companies in a desperate bid to keep the economy afloat and hold on to power.
Jose shares his regrets about leaving Venezuela and explains the massive difference between bugging out and becoming a refugee in a foreign land.
Venezuela -- The Times never met a US-supported tinpot despot or wannabe one it didn't wholeheartedly endorse.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has authorized the opening of an international casino at a luxury hotel in Caracas where bets must be placed in petros, the country's national oil-backed digital currency.
Remember Juan Guaido? Just a year ago the Venezuelan politician, unknown even in his own country, was tapped by the US government to lead a coup against the elected government of Nicolas Maduro.
The rich were the first to leave. They wired their savings abroad and hopped on international flights. The middle class departed next. They went on buses, sometimes riding for days across several countries. The poor remained.
Venezuela -- Trump regime designated puppet/self-declared Venezuelan president Guaido is an imposter, elected by no one.
Trash is being improperly handled in Venezuela and a lot of people are getting sick from it. This is especially bad when healthcare is hard to come by.
Hugo Chávez set his people on a path to serfdom from which there was no turning back.
"This Is Unprecedented!" Guaido Denied Entry To Venezuelan Parliament, Only To Be Reelected Hours Later
Venezuela -- Widely despised Guaido, the Trump regime's usurper in waiting, a figure with no legitimacy, was ousted as Venezuela's National Assembly (AN) head by majority vote.
Venezuela's opposition faces a critical test on Sunday, when its leader, Juan Guaidó, will seek reelection as head of the National Assembly - a title that forms the basis of his recognition as Venezuela's true head of state by nearly 60 countries ar