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By Marcia Biggs, Frank Carlson
Violence has broken out in Venezuela as opposition groups, led by Juan Guaido, attempt to bring in foreign aid against the will of President Nicolas Maduro. Despite international support for Guaido, a fiercely loyal minority of Venezuelans known as Chavistas…
The United States is imposing sanctions on eight more individuals, including the brother of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, for undermining democracy in the South American country.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Venezuela’s hospitals are crumbling and health care system is in shambles. Kidnappers prey on citizens whose families are rich enough to pay ransom and the capital, Caracas, is the world’s most murderous city. Food is scarce — and expensive. Falling…
By PBS NewsHour
It’s been a year since Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro -- the hand-picked successor of long-time, charismatic leader Hugo Chavez -- entered office. Demonstrations against rising crime have mushroomed into massive marches over insecurity, scarcity and demonstrator arrests. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret…
By Kayla Ruble
Three people died from gunshot wounds in Venezuela on Saturday after a day of protests from both the opposition and government supporters, bringing the death toll to 34 after five weeks of heated protests against the socialist government of Venezuelan…
In other news Tuesday, a group of Senators from both sides of the aisle introduced a sweeping immigration reform bill, following months of negotiations. It includes a new farm worker program and visas for high-tech workers. Also, American Airlines had…
Assessing U.S.-Venezuela Relations After Very Close Election Favors Maduro…
A month after the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, his "heir apparent," acting president Nicolás Maduro, was elected by voters by a slim margin. Ray Suarez reports on the special election, including opposition calls for a recount.
As Elections Approach in Venezuela, Political Opponents Share Fear of Violence…
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