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  • Latest Updates of Venezuela’s Crisis

    Latest Updates of Venezuela’s Crisis

    Expand Police fire tear gas toward opposition supporters during clashes while rallying against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, April 20, 2017.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Rights Council Report on Venezuela Can Play a Crucial Role
    We welcome the High Commissioner’s oral update on the situation in Venezuela, the first of its kind, and look forward to the report to be presented in June. In this vein, we’d like to highlight some areas where the UN High Commissioner’s upcomi…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • US: Offer Venezuelans in US Temporary Protection

    US: Offer Venezuelans in US Temporary Protection

    Expand A group Venezuelan “caminantes” (“walkers”) carry their belongings after leaving the border city of Cucuta, Colombia on July 29, 2018. Every day, hundreds of Venezuel…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela: Amend Amnesty Law Proposal

    Venezuela: Amend Amnesty Law Proposal

    Expand Riot police clash with anti-government demonstrators in the neighborhood of Los Mecedores, in Caracas, on January 21, 2019. © 2019 FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/G…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela: Arrests, Killings in Anti-Government Protests

    Venezuela: Arrests, Killings in Anti-Government Protests

    Expand People listen to Venezuela's National Assembly head Juan Guaido (out of frame) during a mass opposition rally against leader Nicolas Maduro in which he declared himself the c…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Military Intelligence Agencies Torture Dissidents’ Relatives in Venezuela

    Military Intelligence Agencies Torture Dissidents’ Relatives in Venezuela

    Last year was a nightmare for Ariana Granadillo, a 21-year-old medical student who moved from Río Chiquito, a rural community in Monagas state, to Caracas to do an internship at a hospital. It was not (only)…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Video: Venezuelan Military Officers and Families Detained, Tortured
    (New York, January 9, 2019) – Venezuelan intelligence and security forces have detained and tortured military personnel suspected of plotting against the government, Human Rights Watch and the Venezuelan nongovernmental group Foro Penal said today.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela: Suspected Plotters Tortured

    Venezuela: Suspected Plotters Tortured

    January 9, 2019Video Video: Venezuelan Military Officers and Families Detained, Tortured Venezuelan intelligence and security forces have d…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela


    In May, President Nicolás Maduro won presidential elections against an opposition badly weakened by years of government repression, and amid widespread allegations that the polls had not met international standards of freedom and fairness.No indepe…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Venezuela

The Guardian: Venezuela News

  • new'No more hope': fresh blackout leaves half of Venezuela without power
    Fourteen of country’s 23 states affected just weeks after the country’s worst power failure in historyVenezuela has been hit by another major power cut, with more than half of the country reportedly affected by the latest blackout.The El Nacional…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Mar 19, 3:58pm -
  • newRussian military arrive in Venezuela to discuss 'training and strategy'
    Arrival of up to 100 soldiers in Caracas signals Moscow’s support for embattled MaduroRussian military officials have arrived in Venezuela to discuss equipment maintenance, training and strategy, officials from both countries have said.Images relea…
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Mar 19, 12:55pm -
  • Venezuela opposition fears crackdown after Maduro threatens arrests
    Embattled president hints that Juan Guaidó and allies are in his sightsVenezuela’s opposition is bracing for a severe political crackdown after Nicolás Maduro lashed out at the “diabolical pro-imperialist puppets” he claimed were trying to re…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Mar 19, 1:54pm -
  • Venezuelan minister accuses Guaidó chief of staff of leading 'terrorist cell'
    Maduro’s interior minister alleged a cache of ‘weapons of war’ had been apprehended with Roberto Marrero as face-off escalatesThe face-off between Nicolás Maduro and his US-backed challenger Juan Guaidó has escalated dramatically after Venezu…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Mar 19, 11:50am -
  • Venezuela's revolution of hunger: a photo essay
    Economically destroyed, socially unstable and now hungry, Venezuela is undergoing turbulent times. Photographer Ignacio Marín has been covering the crisis since May 2018. He talks about his images and his experienceFor a time the “Saudi Arabia”…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Mar 19, 3:00am -
  • Juan Guaidó's chief of staff arrested by Venezuelan agents
    Opposition leader’s aide, Roberto Marrero, held in notorious political prison despite international protestsMasked intelligence agents have arrested a key aide of Venezuela’s opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, in an apparent sign that the embattled…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Mar 19, 8:04am -
  • Venezuela blackout devastates country's second city as world focuses on Caracas
    The sick must provide their own medical supplies as havoc grips Maracaibo, but shelves in the looted shops are bare The air in the crowded emergency ward was already thick with the rusty smell of dried blood when the door burst open and two men barge…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Mar 19, 3:00am -
  • Venezuela: power returns after blackout but normal service may be a long way off
    Report finds outage caused by bush fire near substationParts of the country remain without electricity Related: Venezuela blackout: what caused it and what happens next? Power has been restored to much of Venezuela, a week after a devastating blackou…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 5:51pm -
  • Barter and dollars the new reality as Venezuela battles hyperinflation
    As inflation soars, Venezuelans have been forced to find new ways to pay for essentials – when the power supply allows“Barter” reads a simple sign on Angélica Monasterios’s stall in Cupira, a town on the main road east from Caracas. Her niec…
    - 12 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 2:00am -
  • Venezuela blackout: what caused it and what happens next?
    The oil-rich country was hit by a devastating power cut last Thursday and parts of the capital and other cities are still affectedThe oil-rich but crisis-afflicted South American country suffered a massive blackout last Thursday, affecting at least 1…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 11:10am -

Venezuela News and Views

  • Guaidó 1; regime 0; foreign press out.

    Guaidó 1; regime 0; foreign press out.

    And thus Juan Guaidó returned to Venezuela. Through the normal entry point in Maiquetia airport.  He went in a triumphant caravan all the way to Caracas to attend a rally. That caravan and rally were immense. And more succesful than whatever show t…
    - 21 days ago, 4 Mar 19, 7:05pm -
  • After Cúcuta: what type of intervention?
    The tumultuous events of February 23 at the Colombian borders leave a few things clear for the world.1) the regime is not that strong: it had to use its assault militia, "colectivos", to push back and burn trucks of humanitarian aid. The army apparen…
    - 28 days ago, 25 Feb 19, 8:03am -
  • From afar, to Cucuta
    Trying to speak about what goes on from afar is reckless.Local information is not good, does not understand what has been going on in Venezuela, let's its own bias take over.Following tweets does not help much. Opposition tweets are transfigured. Cha…
    - 31 days ago, 22 Feb 19, 6:24pm -
  • Irregular writing ahead
    When you read this I will be flying above some ocean.I cannot stay for the fall of Maduro, or the assassination of Guaido.  I need to go and take care of my Dad who is likely in his home stretch.  And this barely after surviving Ivan's home stretch…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Feb 19, 11:30pm -
  • The bridge of shame

    The bridge of shame

    The picture below has been flying all around the world from different angles.Chavista hell hole far in the horizonIt is one of the most perfect symbols of the crap that chavismo has always been, just exacerbated these days.The fact first.  Internati…
    - 46 days ago, 7 Feb 19, 9:20pm -
  • Tug of war

    Tug of war

    I was distracted with other issues, so let's have a quick catch up, in what seems to be now the usual mode, item by item.What is the legal status of Juan Guaido?I am getting quite pissed off that the press of too many countries stick to the "auto/sel…
    - 49 days ago, 4 Feb 19, 10:54pm -
  • Political image of the week: a new generation

    Political image of the week: a new generation

    The account Instagram of willymckey gave the following picture:With Guaido, from left to right, Mejia, Pizarro and GonzalezYou got to love this picture!In 2007 there was a wave of protests against Chavez due to the closing of RCTV broadcast.  It wa…
    - 53 days ago, 31 Jan 19, 3:40pm -
  • Venezuela as moral bankruptcy of the left: seeking "dialogue" at this point is supporting Maduro
    Before I go into this I need to clarify the meaning of some terms least people go all bonkers. What I call left is strictly people that are to the left of European social democrats or US liberals.  Myself I politically gravitate between social democ…
    - 54 days ago, 30 Jan 19, 10:55pm -
  • Pushing the nuclear button

    Pushing the nuclear button

    That is it, the nuclear option has been activated!On January 6 I was writing"...The regime will HAVE TO dissolve the NA because this one has the nuclear option. Already since 2015 the NA has warned the world that lending money to Maduro was at their…
    - 56 days ago, 28 Jan 19, 10:48pm -
  • The eight day challenge: myths of snap elections
    Yesterday the European Union, clearly in trouble in finding a single voice on how to deal with the current situation on Venezuela, emitted through some countries what was termed an "ultimatum" to Maduro. What I saw myself as a great tool form the EU…
    - 58 days ago, 26 Jan 19, 12:02pm -
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