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Breaking News: Venezuela

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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 -
  • Ensuring Accountability in Venezuela is Key to End Rights Crisis
    We welcome the UN High Commissioner’s strong report, which includes key information on the major human rights problems in Venezuela: the brutal crackdown on dissent, widespread impunity for violations, the humanitarian emergency, and the resulting…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela: Free Freelance Photojournalist

    Venezuela: Free Freelance Photojournalist

    Expand Venezuelan journalist Jesus Medina speaks with press in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.  © 2017 AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos (New Yor…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela: The Defection That Turned into Exile

    Venezuela: The Defection That Turned into Exile

    Expand Chest vests belonging to defected members of Venezuela's Bolivarian National Guard sit in room where they are sleeping at a shelter run by a priest in Cucuta, Colombia, Monda…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Amicus curiae on Venezuelan immigration to Ecuador
    Washington, D.C., May 8, 2019Honorable Justice Hernán Salgado PesantesPresident of the Ecuadorian Constitutional CourtQuito – ECUADORCase: 0014-19-INSubject: Human Rights Watch Amicus curiae on Venezuelan immigration to EcuadorJosé Miguel…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ecuador: Uphold Rights of Fleeing Venezuelans

    Ecuador: Uphold Rights of Fleeing Venezuelans

    Expand Venezuelans who do not have passports walk on the Pan American Highway after crossing the Rumichaca International Bridge from Colombia, before reaching another migration chec…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela: Violent Response to Demonstrators

    Venezuela: Violent Response to Demonstrators

    Expand Journalists assist fellow reporter Gregory Jaimes who was injured after being shot by police officers near the La Carlota airbase during clashes with anti-government protesto…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Security Council: Support Venezuela Emergency Declaration

    UN Security Council: Support Venezuela Emergency Declaration

    Expand A severely malnourished Venezuelan lies in a hospital bed in Cúcuta, Colombia. July 26, 2018.  © 2018 Human Rights Watch (New York) –…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela: More Aid is Needed in Humanitarian Crisis
    (Washington, DC, April 4, 2019) – The combination of severe medicine and food shortages within Venezuela, together with the spread of disease across the country’s borders, amounts to a complex humanitarian emergency that requires a full-scale res…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Venezuela

The Guardian: Venezuela News

Venezuela News and Views

  • The Pompeo storm
    Today we had yet another example on how the failures of the opposition outmatch its successes.Secretary of state Mike Pompeo had a private conversation on Venezuela that was leaked (I personally wonder whether he wanted that to be leaked). In that co…
    - 42 days ago, 7 Jun 19, 2:56am -
  • Fiascoes
    Following Venezuela from afar is a painful exercise. All that I see are missed opportunities and grand thuggery in action. Not surprising of course when you know the actors. What is most offensive though is the reaction of these actors; as if they ex…
    - 45 days ago, 4 Jun 19, 4:18am -
  • Exilium
    I have been absent for over a month. I did not write even though all hell broke lose in Caracas, and the ridicule of many an item should have been inspiring.But something happened.I came to France to recover from my grief, to attend an aging parent.…
    - 72 days ago, 8 May 19, 5:04pm -
  • Lost from afar
    I feel obliged to blurt something since it is going to be soon a month without an entry.  But then again, contrary to Punditlandia principles where the less you know about a topic the most you believe to be entitled to speak or write about it, it do…
    - 31 Mar 19, 8:43am -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 4 Feb 19, 10:54pm -
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