Articles Tagged 'Venezuela'
Venezuela wins seat on UN Human Rights Council
Venezuela has won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council, despite widespread criticism of its poor human rights record.
A UN General Assembly… READ MORE
China Comes to the Rescue of Venezuela’s Run-Down Oil Refineries
A Chinese contractor has agreed to shore up Venezuela’s derelict refining network to ease fuel shortages, potentially complicating the Trump administration’s push for regime change… READ MORE
Russia says it is ready to play role in Venezuela crisis talks in Oslo
Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday that Moscow was ready to play a role in talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition in… READ MORE
Venezuela crisis: Guaidó ‘considering asking US for military intervention’
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has said he is considering asking the US to launch a military intervention in the embattled country.
Speaking to the… READ MORE
Venezuela crisis: Frustrated opposition await next opportunity
Venezuelans woke up to a show of military strength broadcast on national TV after two days of opposition protests.
President Nicolás Maduro, surrounded by troops… READ MORE
Head of Venezuela’s secret police breaks with Maduro
The head of Venezuela’s feared secret police has turned his back on disputed President Nicolas Maduro in an open letter made public Tuesday night.
Meanwhile,… READ MORE
Venezuela skirts U.S. sanctions by funneling oil sales via Russia
President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to… READ MORE
Venezuelan deputy minister says more Russian troops could arrive
Venezuela’s deputy foreign minister Ivan Gil said on Thursday he does not rule out that more Russian military personnel may arrive in Venezuela under agreements… READ MORE
Two Russian air force planes landed at Venezuela’s main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops, according to media reports, amid strengthening ties between Caracas and Moscow.
A flight-tracking website showed that two planes left from a Russian military airport bound for Caracas on Friday, and another flight-tracking site showed that one… READ MORE
GOP turns Venezuela into Florida attack line
Republicans think they have a secret weapon in Florida: Venezuela.
The ongoing political and economic crisis in Caracas has emerged as a sort of warning… READ MORE