Trump threatens Cuba as US supports Venezuela uprising

America 04/30/19, 17:30

The Trump administration quickly declared enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro, hoping for decisive action in the political crisis that has engulfed the South American nation. Late in the ...

Update: Trump threatens Cuba embargo over Venezuela

America 04/30/19, 16:27

The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is threatening a "full and complete embargo" and sanctions on Cuba if its troops do not "immediately" cease operations in Venezuela. Vice President Mike Pence speaks to ...

Venezuelan government denounces regional OAS forum

America 04/27/19, 16:04

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Saturday staged a rally to celebrate its split with a key regional forum, the Organization of American States.Supporters of Maduro attended the demonstration in the Venezuelan capital to denounce the 35-member OAS, ...

Cries of panic as boat with Venezuelan migrants sank

America 04/27/19, 14:30

As a small boat packed with Venezuelans capsized in Caribbean coastal waters this week, Yubreilys Merchán found herself with seconds to react. In a desperate bid to survive, the 23-year-old hairdresser stripped off her clothes to lighten her weight before plunging ...

US official condemns sit-in protest at Venezuelan embassy

America 04/25/19, 12:00

U.S. supporters of embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are being warned to end a sit-in protest at the country's shuttered embassy in Washington. U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams says the protesters who have camped out at the embassy for more ...

Migrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raid

America 04/23/19, 18:31

Central American migrants traveling through southern Mexico toward the U.S. on Tuesday fearfully recalled their frantic escape from police the previous day, scuttling under barbed wire fences into pastures and then spending the night in the woods after hundreds were ...