• Venezuela May 11, 2020 3:13 pm

    Guaidó Advisers Quit Following Bungled Venezuela Raid

    Venezuela’s Guaidó said two U.S.-based political advisers resigned in the fallout from a failed incursion into the South American nation led by a former-Green Beret aimed at capturing Maduro.

  • Venezuela February 14, 2020 2:39 pm

    Venezuela's Maduro Says Arrest of Juan Guaidó ‘Will Come'

    Venezuelan socialist leader Nicolás Maduro said Friday that authorities haven’t detained opposition leader Juan Guaidó because the courts haven’t ordered it, but he warned: “It will come.” Maduro made the remark in a meeting with the international press three days after Guaidó returned from a tour to the U.S. and Europe, in defiance of a court order prohibiting him...

  • Venezuela February 11, 2020 4:24 pm

    Opposition Supporters in Venezuela Ask What's Next for Juan Guaidó

    Few places in Venezuela have a higher concentration of backers for opposition leader Juan Guaidó than the campus of the Central University of Venezuela, a hotbed of anti-government sentiment at the heart of the crisis-torn nation’s capital, Caracas. Students say their expectations have soared in recent days since U.S. President Donald Trump showered Guaidó with attention on a stop...

  • Venezuela February 7, 2020 5:57 pm

    Russian Foreign Minister Visits Venezuela, Bolstering Maduro

    Russia’s foreign minister visited Venezuela on Friday in a show of support for President Nicolás Maduro as the United States vows of more pressure threaten to cut off the socialist leader from a key financial ally in Moscow. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s stop in Caracas follows a trip by Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó to Washington, where officials in...

  • Juan Guaido February 5, 2020 4:57 pm

    Venezuelan Opposition Head Guaidó Meets Trump in Show of US Support

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó scored a long-sought meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday, a high point of an international tour aimed at bolstering support for his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro....


    Trump stepped outside to welcome Guaidó to the White House as soldiers lined the driveway of the South Lawn, and then escorted him into the Oval Office...

  • State of the Union February 4, 2020 9:37 pm

    Trump Recognizes Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaidó at SOTU

    President Donald Trump recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who was in attendance at Trump’s State of the Union address.

  • State of the Union February 5, 2020 9:06 am

    Venezuela Opposition Leader Guaidó Gets Bipartisan Applause at Trump State of the Union

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó attended President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night on Capitol Hill.

  • Venezuela January 22, 2020 4:00 pm

    Guaidó Seeks EU Sanctions for Venezuela, Meeting With Trump

    Venezuela’s opposition leader says he wants the European Union to widen sanctions against members of the Venezuelan government as a way to push toward free presidential elections in the country.

  • Venezuela January 19, 2020 8:01 pm

    Venezuela's Guaido to Meet Pompeo in Colombia

    Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó has traveled to Colombia to participate alongside U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a regional counter-terrorism meeting. It’s a new show of support by the Trump administration for the man it says is the country’s legitimate leader. From Bogota, Guaidó plans to travel to Europe.

  • Venezuela January 7, 2020 9:21 pm

    Venezuela Opposition Charges Congress and Swears in Leader

    Opposition leader Juan Guaidó and opposition lawmakers pushed their way into Venezuela’s legislative building following a standoff with security forces as the nation’s political divide deepens. The man recognized by the U.S. and over 50 other nations as Venezuela’s rightful president made his way toward his seat in the National Assembly and led lawmakers in singing the country’s anthem. Shortly...

  • Venezuela January 7, 2020 12:02 am

    Venezuela's Would-Be Congress Leader Shrugs Off Accusations

    Nicolás Maduro’s government in Venezuela has moved aggressively to wipe out what remains of resistance to his socialist rule by trying to install a pliant leadership in congress. It’s a move opponents compare to an attempted coup of Venezuela’s last democratic institution. The surprise gambit took place during a chaotic National Assembly session Sunday at which Maduro’s chief challenger expected...

  • Venezuela January 5, 2020 11:49 pm

    Venezuela's Guaidó Blocked From Congress as Impasse Deepens

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó faces an internal test of his authority in a key vote Sunday as he campaigns to oust President Nicolás Maduro and end Venezuela’s economic and humanitarian crisis....


    The opposition-controlled National Assembly will decide whether to keep Guaidó as its leader for a second year. Guaidó will also come under pressure to articulate a fresh vision for...

  • Venezuela December 4, 2019 10:53 pm

    Maduro Foes Balk at UN-Backed Venezuela Power Crisis Deal

    A proposal to address Venezuela’s power crisis with the help of the United Nations is proving a political hot potato for Nicolas Maduro’s opponents....


    On Tuesday, the opposition-controlled National Assembly at the last minute scratched a schedule debate on a $350 million credit from a regional development bank to supply emergency power to areas in Venezuela that have been in the...

  • Miami October 29, 2019 9:03 pm

    Venezuela's Battle to Keep Prized Citgo Refineries Hits US Courts

    Venezuela’s opposition led by Juan Guaidó took its fight to keep control of its prized Citgo refineries to the U.S. courts on Tuesday in an attempt to block bondholders from foreclosing. Guaidó’s team argues that socialist President Nicolás Maduro in 2016 put Citgo up as collateral in an ill-advised debt swap without the opposition-controlled National Assembly’s approval — making the...

  • Donald Trump September 24, 2019 7:53 pm

    Trump Administration to Triple Democracy Aid to Venezuela

    The Trump administration is more than tripling U.S. support for pro-democracy work in Venezuela and for the first time directly funding opposition leader Juan Guaidó as he attempts to set up a government to rival the socialist administration of Nicolás Maduro. The $52 million in new aid was announced Tuesday by Mark Green, the administrator of the U.S. Agency for...

  • Donald Trump August 9, 2019 9:07 am

    Shootings Prompt Other Countries to Warn About Travel to US

    The United States often takes a leading role in calling out the world’s most dangerous places, warning its people about the risks of traveling to countries that are at war, under terrorist threats, experiencing civil unrest or displaying significant anti-American sentiment. The latest mass shootings have triggered a sharp role reversal, with three countries warning their citizens about the risks...

  • China August 7, 2019 4:54 am

    Venezuela Talks in the Balance as US Ups Pressure on Maduro

    For weeks, representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and his would-be successor, opposition leader Juan Guaidó, have been shuttling back and forth to Barbados trying to agree on a common path out of the country’s prolonged political standoff. The meetings have been slow-going and shrouded in mystery, with neither side disclosing details. But now Maduro’s supporters are accusing the U.S....

  • Donald Trump August 6, 2019 6:11 pm

    Bolton Warns Foreigners That Violate Venezuela Asset Freeze

    U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton pressed his case Tuesday for sweeping action against Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro, warning foreign governments and companies that they could face retaliation in the U.S. if they continue to do business with his socialist administration. Bolton’s comments came after the White House froze all Venezuelan government assets in the U.S. late Monday, putting the...

  • President July 23, 2019 9:07 am

    Venezuela Power Coming Back Following Massive Blackout

    The lights were returning to life across Venezuela on Tuesday following a massive blackout that crippled communications, froze the Caracas metro and snarled rush hour traffic, officials said. Energy Minister Freddy Brito said power had been restored in the capital of Caracas and at least five of the South American nation’s 23 states. Partial power had returned to another four...

  • China July 21, 2019 4:52 pm

    United States Accuses Venezuelan Jet of Aggressive Action Over Caribbean

    U.S. authorities said their EP-3 plane was performing a multi-nationally approved mission on Friday and the Venezuelan SU-30 fighter jet closely trailed the plane, which the U.S. says endangered its crew.

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