Politics May 17

A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds a Venezuelan flag during the May Day celebrations in Caracas, Venezuela May 1, 2022. Photo by Leonardo Fernandez Viloria/REUTERS
U.S. to ease some economic sanctions against Venezuela

The United States government is moving to ease a few economic sanctions on Venezuela in a gesture meant to encourage resumed negotiations between the U.S.-backed opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro.