Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the ban is in response to "gross human rights abuses" in Cuba and supporting Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro.
The governance of Venezuela appears to be in a deadlock. Opposition leader Juan Guaido, whom the U.S. recognizes as president, has been unable to oust President Nicolas Maduro. The two sides were negotiating until recently, when Maduro, who is supported…
By Joshua Goodman, Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with Nicolás Maduro that places his socialist administration alongside a short list of adversaries from Cuba, North Korea, Syria and Iran.
Until three months ago, former Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera was one of the most powerful men in Venezuela. He says Maduro’s hold on power depends on the Venezuelan army.
By Joshua Goodman, Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press
The U.S. accused them of forming part of a sophisticated scheme that stole hundreds of millions in dollars from food import contracts.
By Associated Press
The outage hit at rush hour Monday leaving millions without basic services freezing Caracas' metro, snarling traffic and leaving residents without running water.
By Nick Schifrin
Venezuela is facing an economic crisis, with residents suffering shortages of electricity, food, gas and medicine. Its political fate is also unclear, as U.S.-backed Juan Guaido challenges President Nicolas Maduro. So far, Maduro has clung to power -- but some…
By Jamey Keaten, Scott Smith, Associated Press
The U.N. human rights chief said the number of extrajudicial killings in 2018 was "shockingly high."…
Venezuela on Saturday reopened its border with Colombia after four months of blockades by the country's embattled President Nicolas Maduro. The move spurred thousands of Venezuelans to flood into Colombia in search of supplies amid Venezuela's ongoing political and economic…
By Christopher Torchia, Associated Press
Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have returned to Norway for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country, the Norwegian government said Saturday.
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