Nicolas Maduro

NGO: Nearly 1,500 Children Violently Killed in Venezuela in 2018

The Venezuelan Observatory of Violence (OVV), an NGO that tracks violent crime in the country, found that nearly 1,500 minors were violently killed in 2018, many of them by Nicolás Maduro’s socialist forces, the outlet Runrunes reported on Monday.

Family and friends attend the funeral of Erick Altuve a boy Venezuelan of 11, who died of cancer on May 26, in Caracas,on May 30, 2019. - Erick Altuve died of cancer while waiting to receive a bone marrow transplant at the Jose Manuel de los Rios Hospital, the main …

Photos: Venezuelan Oil Corruption Triggers Violent, Thousands-Strong Protests in Haiti

Tens of thousands of Haitians participated in protests across the country on Sunday to demand President Jovenel Moïse’s resignation. The mass action came after an audit found politicians had embezzled billions in development funds from PetroCaribe, a socialist Venezuelan program that granted poorer Western Hemisphere nations access to cheap oil.

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Report: Pompeo Complains About Messy Venezuelan Opposition

The Washington Post published off-the-record remarks on Tuesday by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he laments the fractured state of Venezuela’s opposition to dictator Nicolás Maduro, quipping that “forty-plus people” think they are the rightful heirs to the presidency.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a news conference to talk about the dire economic and political situation in Venezuela at the Harry S. Truman State Department headquarters March 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pompeo blamed the governments of Cuba and Russia for the political, economic and infrastructure turmoil …

Venezuela: Maduro Declares Country Wants Parliamentary Elections

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro has reiterated his call for fresh elections to be held for the country’s National Assembly, a move that would pave the way for his socialist regime to take back control of the country’s only democratically elected lawmaking body. 

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Venezuela Court Forces Publication to Pay $4.7 Million to Alleged Socialist Drug Lord

Venezuela’s Supreme Court, run by loyalists to socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro, ordered the online news outlet La Patilla to pay senior chavista official, television show host, and alleged cartel chief Diosdado Cabello 30 billion bolivars ($4.7 million) for aggregating a 2015 article in which Hugo Chávez’s former security chief accused Cabello of drug trafficking.

The president of the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly Diosdado Cabello (L) gestures during a rally called by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on April 6, 2019. - Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido urged his supporters to demonstrate in the streets Saturday to maintain pressure on his rival President Nicolas …

Venezuelan Central Bank Admits Economy Is Crashing

Venezuela’s central bank published comprehensive economic data this week for the first time since 2015. The report published by the regime of dictator Nicolas Maduro was not as horrifying as projections from outside observers like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) but nevertheless admits to dizzying rates of inflation and a collapsing economy.

A woman holds new Bolivar-notes in downtown Caracas on August 21, 2018. - Caracas is issuing new banknotes after lopping five zeroes off the crippled bolivar, casting a pall of uncertainty over businesses and consumers across the country. (Photo by Federico PARRA / AFP) (Photo credit should read FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty …

IMF Suspends Work with Venezuela over Distrust of Maduro Economic Data

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), of which the U.S. is the dominant stakeholder, confirmed on Thursday it had suspended its work with the anti-American socialist regime of Nicolás Maduro since the end of January due to the South American nation’s financial woes and deteriorating political and humanitarian conditions.

The move comes as President Nicolás Maduro (pictured) has clamped down on political opposition and consolidated power in his government’s hands. | Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images.

Norway Claims Venezuela Talks Willing to ‘Move Forward’ Though Guaidó Says No Deal

The government of Norway, which has inserted itself into the struggle between Venezuelan President Juan Guaidó and socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro, claimed on Wednesday that the two sides seemed willing to “move forward” in talks hosted by Oslo. This was just hours before Guaidó claimed no deal came of the talks and he would take to the streets again.

US, S. American nations recognize Maduro opponent as interim leader

U.S. Protests as U.N. Appoints Venezuela Maduro Envoy Its Disarmament Chief

A senior U.S. ambassador this week walked out of the United Nations-sponsored Conference on Disarmament (CD) in protest of the Venezuelan envoy assuming the rotating presidency of the forum – even as his boss, socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro, stands accused of crimes against humanity and mercilessly turning his weapons against hundreds of his people.

Diplomats from the Lima Group (front and R) leave the United Nations General Assembly in protest on April 24, 2019, in New York, as Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, starts speaking about multilateralism. (Photo by Laura BONILLA CAL / AFP) (Photo credit should read LAURA BONILLA CAL/AFP/Getty Images)

China Blames ‘Rude Interference’ by U.S. for Socialist Disaster in Venezuela

The Chinese state newspaper Global Times claimed in a column Tuesday that American sanctions on the wealthy senior members of Nicolás Maduro’s illegitimate socialist regime were to blame for the ongoing humanitarian crisis in that country, contrasting U.S. sanctions with Chinese aid to Maduro.

A man with his body painted in the Venezuelan national flag's colors, demonstrates in front of riot police during an opposition demo calling for the armed forces to disobey Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro near La Carlota Air Base in Caracas on May 4, 2019. - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called …