- Pompeo Latin American Trip to Focus on Immigration, Terrorism, Venezuela
Amid tense negotiations over stemming flow of migrants from Central America to the US, secretary of state is heading to region and to Argentina for a regional security conference.
Voice of America. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:22:13 -0400.
- Trump Administration Plans to Divert $40M in Aid to Venezuela's Opposition
President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to an internal document obtained by Reuters on Tuesday. ...
Newsmax. Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:54:01 EDT.
- Venezuelan Migrants Take Arepas to New Lands amid Crisis
Millions fleeing Venezuela are taking their troubled homeland's most ubiquitous dish with them.
Voice of America. Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:04:16 -0400.
- Will Trump let Chevron stay in Venezuela?
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chevron was nearly booted from Venezuela in 2007 during a nationalization drive led by the late socialist President Hugo Chavez. Twelve years later, it faces a similar threat from an unlikely corner: the White House. ...
Luis Alonso Lugo and Joshua Goodman. Washington Times. Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:47:03 -0400.
- Chevron's Venezuela Business at Risk: Will US Extend Waivers?
If the waivers to operate in Venezuela are discontinued, it is likely to trigger huge losses for Chevron (CVX), which has spent billions in the Venezuelan business.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:43:00 GMT.
- China will determine the future of Venezuela
There are a number of reasons why Beijing continues to back Maduro's government despite suffering financial losses.
Al Jazeera. Sun, 14 Jul 2019 13:27:48 GMT.
- Juan Guaido to Newsmax TV: Cuban Spies on the Ground in Venezuela
Cuban military officials have "infiltrated" Venezuela to support the country's embattled President Nicolas Maduro and his socialist regime, opposition leader Juan Guaido told Newsmax TV.
Newsmax. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 09:58:57 EDT.
- 'Tortured' Venezuela captain buried without wife's consent
The wife of Rafael Acosta, who died in custody, says his body was interred without her permission.
BBC News. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:11:45 GMT.
- Amid fuel shortage, Venezuelan farmers worry about crops
LA GRITA, Venezuela (AP) - Growing potatoes and carrots high in the wind-swept mountains of western Venezuela had always proven a challenge for Luis Villamizar. ...
Luz Dary Depablos and Scott Smith. Washington Times. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 13:28:34 -0400.
- Venezuela crisis: Opposition announces talks in Barbados
The talks being brokered by Norway will be held in Barbados at some point this week, officials said.
BBC News. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 10:25:36 GMT.
- Brazil justice minister considered leak to harm Maduro: Report
Moro considered releasing construction firm Odebrecht's confession to paying bribes in Venezuela, the Intercept reports.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 03:26:57 GMT.
- Venezuelan security forces have committed 'gross violations' of human rights, UN says
The United Nations has issued a scathing critique of the human rights situation in Venezuela.
CNBC. Fri, 05 Jul 2019 12:49 GMT.
- Venezuela death squads are killing young men in extrajudicial attacks: UN report
Venezuelan security forces are sending death squads to murder young men and stage the scenes to make it look like the victims resisted arrest, the United Nations says in a report issued by its human rights chief on Thursday.
CBC News. Thu, 4 Jul 2019 16:20:25 EDT.
- 'Our country is dying': Guaido envoy urges international community to help free Venezuela
Some 4 million people have fled the South American country since 2015 amid an economic meltdown.
CNBC. Wed, 26 Jun 2019 06:02 GMT.
- UN human rights chief in Venezuela for meetings with Guaido, Maduro
The United Nations' top human rights official met Friday in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is locked in a prolonged struggle with President Nicolas Maduro for control of the crisis-wracked country.
CBC News. Fri, 21 Jun 2019 14:27:31 EDT.
- Sweden hosts meeting of 'key Venezuela actors'
Sweden has hosted a meeting with "some key international actors," to support a solution to the political crisis in Venezuela, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Friday.
The Local. Sat, 15 Jun 2019 07:25:43 +0200.
- Trump Will Play Ball With MLB On Cuban Players If League Helps With Venezuela
The White House tells NPR it is willing to talk with MLB about letting Cuban players play in the U.S. without defecting, but the administration wants the league's help with the crisis in Venezuela.
Franco Ordoñez. NPR. Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:22:00 -0400.
- U.N. Says More Than 4 Million People Have Left Venezuela
The pace of the exodus is escalating, as Venezuela suffers from political chaos, food shortages and hyperinflation. The U.N. says 1 million people have left just since November 2018.
Merrit Kennedy. NPR. Fri, 07 Jun 2019 16:24:13 -0400.
- Reuters: Trump says Russia pulled its people from Venezuela
U.S. President Donald Trump said on June 3 that Russia told the United States it had removed most of its people from Venezuela. Read more here. The post Reuters: Trump says Russia pulled its people from Venezuela appeared first on KyivPost.
Victoria Petrenko. Kyiv Post. Mon, 03 Jun 2019 18:32:55 +0000.
- Citgo gets U.S. subpoena related to Venezuela bribery probe
Citgo Petroleum Corp. received a subpoena from the Department of Justice stemming from an investigation into bribery in Venezuela, indicating that the U.S. ...
David Wethe and Lucia Kassai, Bloomberg. Houston Chronicle. Mon, 3 Jun 2019 17:17:05 UTC.