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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 -
  • 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 -
  • Venezuela: UN Should Lead Full-Scale Emergency Response

    Venezuela: UN Should Lead Full-Scale Emergency Response

    April 4, 2019Video Venezuela: More Aid is Needed in Humanitarian Crisis The combination of severe medicine and food shortages within Venezu…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Venezuela

The Guardian: Venezuela News

  • Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police
    Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacreTwenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded during a confrontation in a police cell block in north-western Venezuela.T…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 11:46pm -
  • Headless self-portraits from a face everyone knew – Luchita Hurtado review
    Serpentine Sackler Gallery, LondonMarcel Duchamp massaged her feet and Leonora Carrington built her kids a house. But the work of the 98-year-old Venezuela-born painter is every bit as extraordinary as her lifeFor a period while living in Chile with…
    - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 5:00am -
  • Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money
    Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have made his job impossible.In a letter addressed di…
    - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 7:59am -
  • The 20 photographs of the week
    Conflict in Syria, shocking pink fashion at Cannes, and a seal pup making a splash – the last seven days, as captured by the world’s best photojournalists Continue reading...
    - 8 days ago, 18 May 19, 4:00am -
  • John Bolton: the man driving the US towards war … any war
    Donald Trump’s national security adviser is stoking tensions with North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, in line with decades of taking the most hawkish position on any given issueThe US is now engaged in three major confrontations around the world that…
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 11:07am -
  • Soaring oil prices cast shadow on US ahead of Opec meeting
    Risk to oil market of three simultaneous disruptions becomes lobbying point for Iran and LibyaIn November 2018, Donald Trump tweeted: “Oil prices getting lower … a tax cut for America and the world! Enjoy! $54 … Thank you to Saudi Arabia.”Fiv…
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 8:33am -
  • Venezuela’s dead revolution shows the limitations of the crowd | Simon Jenkins
    From Caracas to Extinction Rebellion, the will of the masses doesn’t always triumphWhatever happened to the Venezuelan revolution? Two weeks ago, we were assured by the media it was all over, bar the shouting. Television showed crowds controlling t…
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 1:00am -
  • Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks
    Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust a…
    - 10 days ago, 16 May 19, 12:55pm -
  • The Venezuela uprising: the story so far – podcast
    Nicolás Maduro appeared on the brink of being forced from power in an uprising plotted by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. But key figures stayed loyal, allowing the president to begin reprisals. Tom Phillips in Caracas has watched it play out.…
    - 13 days ago, 13 May 19, 10:00pm -
  • Venezuela: opposition leader Guaidó asks US military for ‘strategic planning’ help
    Formal request for a meeting is the closest the Guaidó camp has come to requesting US military intervention to help oust MaduroThe head of Venezuela’s national assembly, Juan Guaidó, has asked for a meeting with the US military for “strategic a…
    - 13 days ago, 13 May 19, 12:48pm -

Venezuela News and Views

  • 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.…
    - 18 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…
    - 56 days ago, 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…
    - 83 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…
    - 90 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…
    - 93 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…
    - 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 -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 30 Jan 19, 10:55pm -
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