Venezuela

In the wake of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s controversial re-election, the Trump administration is looking to increase pressure on the socialist government with harsher sanctions. The United States currently employs a mild amount of sanctions against Venezuela for its continued democratic abuses. The White House, for example, has penalized a number of the country’s government
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Posted by: R. Mitchell in Syndicated Posts, Trump Administration, White House Watch January 12, 2019 The U.S. State Department released a statement Friday assuring the Venezuelan National Assembly that the United States stands with them and the Venezuelan people against the tyranny of Nicolas Maduro. We stand with the Venezuelan people, and we praise
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  by Tim Pearce Venezuelan refugees are fleeing their country and spreading previously eradicated diseases to thousands in Brazil and Colombia, The Wall Street Journal reports. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Amid Venezuela’s ongoing economic collapse, residents are fleeing the country to find treatments and cures for diseases thought to be nearly wiped out. Venezuela’s economy has
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WASHINGTON, DC — Colombia is receiving more refugees from Venezuela each month than Italy did from the Middle East and Africa when the European migrant crisis, dubbed the worst refugee calamity since World War II, reached its pinnacle, a United Nations official asserted Monday. Chiara Cardoletti, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) deputy regional representative
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Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro is purging high-ranking members of his military as fears within his government grow that they may lose of the institution vital to his power. Talking to El Nacional, Hugo Chávez’s former Minister of Defense Raúl Salazar and the president of the NGO Control Citizen, Rocío San Miguel, said that Maduro’s recent purge of high-ranking military
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