Joshua’s Recent Stories
World Oct 19Evo Morales’ party claims victory in Bolivia’s presidential election
Former Bolivian president Evo Morales’ party claimed victory in Bolivia's presidential election. Officials haven't released a formal, comprehensive count of results from Sunday’s vote.
World Sep 26Informant in top Venezuela case lied to feds
A key informant against one of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s closest aides has been accused of lying to his law enforcement handlers in a case involving millions of dollars transported on private jets in violation of U.S. sanctions.
World Aug 18U.S. intercepts Venezuela-bound aircraft loaded with firearms
U.S. authorities say customs officials intercepted a Venezuela-bound private jet in south Florida loaded with 82 firearms and 63,000 rounds of ammunition.
World Jul 02U.S. tries to seize Iranian gas heading toward Venezuela
U.S. federal prosecutors are seeking to seize four tankers they say are sailing toward Venezuela with 1.1 million barrels of gasoline supplied by Iran.
Politics May 07Democrats press Trump for answers on foiled Venezuela raid
Three Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are demanding answers from the Trump administration about how much it knew about an attempted raid to capture Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
Politics May 06Maduro airs video of American detained in Venezuela plot
Maduro aired a video of Luke Denman on state television Wednesday in which the 34-year-old Texas native claims he signed a contract with a Florida-based company to train rebel troops and carry out the assault in exchange for up to…
Politics May 05Trump denies ties to Venezuelan attack with 2 U.S. men jailed
President Donald Trump says the United States had nothing to do with a suspected incursion into Venezuela that landed two U.S. citizens behind bars in the crisis-stricken South American nation.
World May 052 U.S. ‘mercenaries’ arrested after raid in Venezuela
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says authorities arrested two U.S. citizens among a group of “mercenaries” trying to kill him.
World Apr 01Trump: U.S. to deploy anti-drug Navy ships near Venezuela
The mission involves sending additional Navy warships, surveillance aircraft and special forces teams to nearly double the U.S. counter-narcotics capacity in the Western Hemisphere, with forces operating both in the Caribbean and eastern Pacific.
World Mar 31WATCH: Pompeo outlines plan for Venezuela transitional government that could lead to sanctions relief
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will brief reporters on Tuesday morning, when he is expected to outline the Trump administration’s plan to lift sanctions on Venezuela in exchange for a new proposal for a transitional government representing allies of both…