US to impose sanctions on all Maduro supporters

Central America 08/06/19, 19:19

The United States is ready to target any individual or country that supports Nicolás Maduro’s socialist regime. On Tuesday, speaking from Peru's capital Lima, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said the Trump administration will start enforcing financial embargoes on anybody—at ...

Police arrest activists squatting in Venezuelan Embassy

Politics 05/16/19, 11:28

Four demonstrators who have been staging a protest inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington for more than a month were arrested Thursday morning, according to a prominent activist leader. Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink, told The Associated Press that police ...

Activists vow to stay inside the Venezuelan embassy

U.S. 05/14/19, 08:45

Activists who have staged a protest inside the Venezuelan embassy for 35 days say they plan to stay put hours after law enforcement informed them they are trespassing on embassy property."We are not following the order. It is illegal," activist ...

Activists at Venezuela Embassy served with eviction notice

Politics 05/14/19, 00:30

Authorities served an eviction notice Monday to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington and asked them to leave immediately. The activists have been inside the embassy because they consider Nicolas Maduro the ...

Venezuela’s Guaidó puts on brave face after failed uprising

World 05/10/19, 15:54

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó wants to jumpstart his movement to oust Nicolas Maduro following last week's failed military uprising.In an interview with The Associated Press, he promised to persevere in the face of a deepening crackdown by Maduro's government.Guaidó ...

US lifts sanctions for Venezuelan general who defied Maduro

Politics 05/07/19, 23:02

The U.S. has lifted sanctions on a top Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro, trying to help the opposition regain momentum in the face of a government crackdown following last week's failed uprising. Vice President Mike Pence said ...

No diplomats, no Venezuelans as activists occupy DC embassy

America 05/07/19, 15:01

The Venezuelan embassy in the tony D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the fight over who will lead the South American nation. American activists supporting embattled President Nicolas Maduro have occupied the embassy for weeks. Venezuelan diplomats ...

Update: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders

World 05/07/19, 13:31

The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):2:25 p.m.Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the aftermath of a failed attempt to spark a military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro.The ...

US still pondering military options in Venezuela

Politics 05/04/19, 02:36

The Trump administration ended a week of pointed but vague threats of a military response to the Venezuelan political crisis with a meeting at the Pentagon to consider its options, though there was still no sign any action was on ...

Venezuela thrust to forefront of US-Russia clashes

America 05/03/19, 00:34

Russia's support for Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has become the latest flashpoint in deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, moving to the top of a list of long-simmering spats between the Cold War foes. As the dispute intensifies ...

What’s next for Venezuela after days of tumult?

America 05/02/19, 23:44

After days of upheaval, Venezuela is sinking back into political stalemate. In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela spirals deeper into neglect, isolation and ...

Venezuela thrust to forefront of US-Russia clashes

America 05/02/19, 14:23

The crisis in Venezuela has been thrust to the top of a list of long-simmering spats between the United States and Russia, with both sides entrenched in diametrically opposed positions from which they are unwilling to retreat. Russia's support for embattled ...

Venezuela’s Maduro calls for military unity after clashes

America 05/02/19, 08:00

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has called for military unity in an appearance with soldiers, two days after security forces failed to respond to opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for an uprising.Flanked by commanders, Maduro said on national television Thursday that ...

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