In Caracas, a revitalized Venezuelan opposition braved physical threats to demand that national assembly head Juan Guaidó replace President Nicolás Maduro. The Trump administration is backing Guaidó, but critics question whether U.S. intervention will help the country’s suffering population. Nick…
By Matthew Lee, Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
The potentially critical economic move is aimed at increasing pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to cede power to the opposition.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, Jan. 26, what Roger Stone’s indictment could mean for President Trump, and how a classical maestra is breaking barriers in the classical music industry. Also, political chaos pushes Venezuela toward the edge, and a novel…
As Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó continues to hold rallies across the nation after declaring himself ‘acting president,’ international pressure is mounting on Nicolás Maduro, who was sworn in for a second term after an election riddled with fraud. The…
By Edith M. Lederer, Scott Smith, Associated Press
The United States urged all nations Saturday to support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido while Russia accused the Trump administration of attempting “to engineer a coup d’etat” against President Nicolas Maduro — a reflection of the world’s deep divisions over…
By Scott Smith, Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
A defiant Maduro called home all Venezuelan diplomats from the U.S. and closed its embassy in Washington on Thursday, a day after ordering all U.S. diplomats out of the country by the weekend.
By Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke during an emergency meeting of the Organization of American States today. Watch his remarks here.
By Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
Venezuelans headed into uncharted political waters Thursday, with the young leader of a newly united and combative opposition claiming to hold the presidency and socialist President Nicolas Maduro digging in for a fight with the Trump administration.
Amidst huge crowds of supporters in Caracas, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó proclaimed himself interim president until new elections can be held. The Trump administration was quick to back Guaidó, and the country's nominal president, Nicolás Maduro, broke off U.S.
By Fabiola Sanchez, Associated Press
Venezuelan security forces put down a pre-dawn uprising by national guardsmen that triggered violent street protests, and the Supreme Court outlawed the opposition-controlled congress' defiant new leadership.
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