Venezuela

Brazilian right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro speaks during a campaign rally in the district of Ceilandia in Brasilia, on September 5, 2018. - Brazil will hold presidential elections on October 7. (Photo by EVARISTO SA / AFP) (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bolsonaro: Brazil Has ‘an Obligation’ to Help Latin America Fight Communism

Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told a crowd at an assembly of Latin American conservatives in his native country this weekend that he feels, as Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil has an “obligation” to fight the leftist regimes in Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, and elsewhere.

Venezuelan migrants get food from volunteers upon their arrival at a bus terminal in the north of Lima, Peru; the EU has announced a 35 million euro aid package for Venezuelans both inside the country and in neighbouring countries

Venezuela Holds Regional Election, 72 Percent Abstain

A majority of Venezuelans abstained from the country’s municipal elections on Sunday. Just 28 percent participated in the elections, designed to elect some 2,500 counselors around the country.

The worn bars in the cell block are seen at Alcatraz Island, a 22-acre rocky outcrop situated 1.5 miles offshore in San Francisco Bay, August 11, 2011. Seventy-seven years ago on August 11, 1934, a group of federal prisoners classified as "most dangerous" arrived at the new high-security penitentiary designed …

Colombia Protests Dozens of Hostages Held in Venezuela

Colombia presented a complaint to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Wednesday over the “arbitrary detention” of 59 of its citizens by the Maduro regime in Venezuela.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow on December 5, 2018. (Photo by MAXIM SHEMETOV / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read MAXIM SHEMETOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Maduro Thanks Putin for Helping Venezuela ‘Survive’

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow Wednesday, where the latter agreed to support the socialist regime economically and politically. As of press time, both sides have kept the details of this support secret, however.

Handout picture released by the Venezuelan Presidency showing President Nicolas Maduro. Friday, Maduro said he would not miss a chance to meet with US President Donald Trump

Russian Oil Chief Travels to Venezuela Demanding Payments

The head of Russian oil company Rosneft, Igor Sechin, traveled to Venezuela this week for meetings with socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro to complain about delayed oil shipments designed to repay loans, Reuters reported Sunday.

The government hopes the cull - which will kill many healthy animals - will eradicate Mycoplasma bovis disease in New Zealand

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.