Venezuela Crisis

Bleak Christmas in Venezuela as Families Go Hungry

Many in Venezuela are facing their bleakest Christmas holiday season yet as the country’s economic and humanitarian crisis means many families will be unable to buy presents or even eat.

Manifestantes opuestos al gobierno venezolano cantan afuera de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA) durante la sesión extraordinaria del Consejo Permanente, en Washington, el lunes 3 de abril de 2017. (AP Foto/José Luis Magana)

Venezuela Moves to Nationalize Cattle amid Food Crisis

Venezuelan ranchers are protesting plans by the country’s socialist regime to begin expropriating cattle through local governments, as Nicolás Maduro’s economic policy moves towards that of a Cuba-style communist state. 

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NGO: Venezuela’s Press Crackdown Worsened in 2017

Last year saw a steep rise in crackdowns against press freedom in Venezuela, which involved a decline in freedom of expression, censorship, and the closure of independent media outlets, according to a new report.

Venezuela opposition out in the cold as Maduro eyes second term