In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump defended his decision to fire National Security Adviser John Bolton, citing differences over North Korea and Venezuela. Trump also said Bolton “wasn’t getting along” with other administration officials. Meanwhile, a court in Scotland…
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…
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.
By Joshua Goodman, Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
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 Ali Rogin
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 Amna Nawaz, Mike Fritz
Over the past five years, Venezuela’s combination of political instability, economic crisis and humanitarian disaster has driven record numbers of people out of the country to seek refuge elsewhere. The exodus is reshaping the entire continent of South America in…
By Jamey Keaten, Scott Smith, Associated Press
The U.N. human rights chief said the number of extrajudicial killings in 2018 was "shockingly high."…
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