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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 -
  • Human Rights Council should act to address rights crises - including Venezuela, Kashmir, Philippines and Cambodia
    The High Commissioner has played an invaluable role in monitoring and documenting human rights crises around the world. In many cases, his Office has stepped up when this Council has failed to act.The High Commissioner has rightly brought attention…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Held Incommunicado for Tweeting in Venezuela

    Held Incommunicado for Tweeting in Venezuela

    Expand Pedro Jaimes Criollo was allegedly taken to the Helicoide prison in Caracas, which is administered by the Venezuelan intelligence services and holds several political prisone…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Women of the Venezuelan Chaos

    Women of the Venezuelan Chaos

    Expand Kim, featured in the film Women of the Venezuelan Chaos.  © Margarita Cadenas Olga broke down in tears when she told me that members of Ven…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela: 2 Activists Held Despite Court Order

    Venezuela: 2 Activists Held Despite Court Order

    (New York) – Venezuela’s intelligence services should immediately release Gregory Hinds, 32, and Geraldine Chacón, 24, directors of the Venezuelan nongovernmental group Community Ambassadors, Human Rights Watch said today. The pair are being det…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Hostages of Hunger in Venezuela

    Hostages of Hunger in Venezuela

    Expand Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela May 4, 2018.  © 2018 Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Global Fund Should Move Boldly to Help Venezuelans
    The Global Fund, an international financing agency created by Kofi Annan and funded by luminaries like Bill and Melinda Gates, has made a big difference addressing AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in many countries, yet it has failed to do so in Venezu…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Kids Behind Bars in Venezuela

    Kids Behind Bars in Venezuela

    Expand Original art by @modográfico Imagine learning that your teenager is being held—and brutalized—at the headquarters of your country’s national intell…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ricardo Montaner and Human Rights Watch Campaign for Venezuela

    Ricardo Montaner and Human Rights Watch Campaign for Venezuela

    Latin Americans and their governments should speak out and urge President Nicolás Maduro’s government to recognize and tackle the devastating human rights and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. (Miami)…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Venezuela

The Guardian: Venezuela News

  • Venezuela: teargas explosion at club in Caracas kills 17 people
    The device went off during a fight between several people, causing a stampedeAt least 17 people died at a Caracas nightclub early on Saturday morning when a person activated a teargas grenade inside, Venezuela’s interior minister Néstor Reverol sa…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 12:43pm -
  • The Guardian view on Nicaragua’s protests: on the brink | Editorial
    The Ortega government’s brutal repression of opposition has only fuelled unrest. There is no obvious path out of the crisis – but when the stakes are so high, one must be foundNicaragua is in crisis, and on the brink of a still graver and bloodie…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 18, 1:40pm -
  • Release of American jailed in Venezuela won't change US policy, Rubio says
    Marco Rubio: ‘This has nothing to do with the issue of sanctions’Holt was branded the CIA’s top spy in Latin AmericaThe return to the US of a Mormon missionary who was held for two years without trial in Venezuela does not represent an opening…
    - 23 days ago, 27 May 18, 1:26pm -
  • Trump hails release of Utah man jailed in Venezuela for two years
    Joshua Holt and wife freed and on their way to US, senator says President says ‘hostage’ will visit White House on SaturdayA Utah man and his wife who were held in Venezuela without trial for two years were on their way to the US on Saturday, fam…
    - 24 days ago, 26 May 18, 5:01pm -
  • Boris Johnson's South America tour: political pageantry and self-parody
    Far away from the day-to-day details, the foreign secretary seems like a kind of roving dispenser of Brexit bombastBoris Johnson is standing on the balcony of a remote school on an island in the Peruvian Amazon, in the sweltering heat. With his rumpl…
    - 27 days ago, 23 May 18, 12:45pm -
  • Venezuela has fallen to a dictator. But we can help to restore democracy | Reynaldo Trombetta
    Nicolás Maduro has brought the country to its knees. The international community must support Venezuelans trying to restore democracyThe descent of Venezuela into a dictatorship has resembled the fable of the boy that cried wolf. Back in July 2000,…
    - 28 days ago, 23 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat
    Nicolás Maduro said US diplomat Todd Robinson has 48 hours to leave for allegedly conspiring against the Venezuelan governmentVenezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro has said he will expel the top US diplomat to the country for allegedly conspiring…
    - 28 days ago, 22 May 18, 2:29pm -
  • Boris Johnson: Labour refusing to face reality over Venezuela regime
    Foreign secretary says party’s refusal to condemn President Maduro is ‘beyond satire’Boris Johnson, the UK foreign secretary, has sought to turn the crisis in Venezuela to the Conservatives’ political advantage, accusing the Labour leadership…
    - 29 days ago, 21 May 18, 5:30pm -
  • Venezuela: Maduro hails election win but world leaders threaten sanctions
    President faces flurry of condemnation over Sunday’s vote as Boris Johnson says ‘we may have to tighten the economic screw’The Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, faced a barrage of international criticism – and the threat of fresh and pot…
    - 29 days ago, 21 May 18, 12:15pm -
  • Malaria rates soar in Venezuela – a nation that had nearly wiped it out
    Shocking reversal for country once lauded for nearly wiping out the disease, reflecting wider problems in failing healthcare systemVenezuela is facing an escalating malaria crisis, even as the infection rates have continued to decline across most of…
    - 29 days ago, 21 May 18, 7:54am -

Venezuela News and Views

  • A way out for Venezuela: the post Duque election effect

    A way out for Venezuela: the post Duque election effect

    The time has come to discuss what could be done about the Venezuelan narko kleptokracy. And the election of Ivan Duque in Colombia today does affect the possible outcomes.At the Colombian border, with the symbolic barrier, from left to right: ex pres…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jun 18, 11:58pm -
  • A way out for Venezuela: a peaceful way out for a dictatorship?
    Speculating how this nightmare will end is just that, speculation. The more likely exit will be a surprise, a never seen move.  Remember that this is XXI century socialism turned into XXI century dictatorship in spite of Twitter, Facebook and what n…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 8:49pm -
  • A way out for Venezuela: it will not be coming from the opposition
    At least not as it stands right now.The disarray of the opposition is simply breathtaking.  And if you read Twitter varied time lines, you will find out that some inside the opposition spend time attacking each other in more virulent ways than they…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 10:56pm -
  • A way out for Venezuela: the regime options
    What can the regime do at this point?Since its sole wish is to remain in power to avoid jail, they have clear objectives. Unfortunately for them the strategy to reach them has to change almost daily as events seem to escape any sort of control.  Thu…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Jun 18, 12:13am -
  • A way out for Venezuela: current conditions
    The OAS resolution of yesterday is important on one point: the Venezuelan dictatorship of Maduro is finally named by its name. Only three countries out of 3 out 35 think that Venezuela is still a presentable regime.  Thus it is time to act. But how?…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Jun 18, 12:05am -
  • It was a debacle at the OAS
    No need to go much on the actual show. Arreaza performance as the regime representative was, well, ridiculous. The money line was Almagro letting him know that since the Venezuelan National Assembly had refused to exit the regime then Maduro cannot d…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Jun 18, 10:11pm -
  • Debacle at the OAS?
    Today in Washington the OAS started one of its big regular meetings.  You know, those where the foreign secretaries come themselves to talk and vote on resolutions. Even Mike Pompeo was in attendance, forgetting about North Korea for a short while.T…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jun 18, 11:20pm -
  • The need for our criollo Nuremberg
    Since I wrote last night things have not been improving.  Today the release of more political prisoners have driven home two things.Three tweets narrate the release of Gilber Caro, a Representative of Voluntad Popular whose parliamentary immunity wa…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jun 18, 9:20am -
  • Crimes against humanity
    Since Maduro "reelection" nothing new happened. Or rather all that happened was previsible, except that it got worse for the regime. It was all a matter of timing. There were several international judicial decisions that were published last week. One…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jun 18, 10:21pm -
  • Miscellanea
    A few things.-----There is an election in Colombia this Sunday.  We should hope that the Uribista candidate wins on the first round ballot. Period. No other one is a safe choice, be it Chavez admirer Petro or decent Fajardo.  Difficult times are co…
    - 24 days ago, 26 May 18, 9:58pm -
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