Venezuela

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on January 24, 2019 shows (L) Venezuela's National Assembly head Juan Guaido waving to the crowd during a mass opposition rally against leader Nicolas Maduro in which he declared himself the country's "acting president", on the anniversary of a 1958 uprising that overthrew military …

Guaidó Envoy: Nicolás Maduro Can Run in Free Venezuelan Elections

Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaidó’s envoy to Rome, Francisco Sucre, said in an interview this week that when the nation’s opposition organizes a free and fair election, dictator Nicolás Maduro will have the option of putting his name on the ballot.

Venezuela's Guaido won't rule out US intervention to force Maduro's hand

Maduro’s Vice President Tells Venezuelans Not to Eat ‘Poisoned’ U.S. Food Aid

Delcy Rodríguez, who officially served as vice president of Venezuela until the inauguration of interim President Juan Guaidó in January but has refused to step down, warned Venezuelans on Tuesday that shipments of food aid from the United States were “carcinogenic” and part of a plot to kill them.

Venezuela opposition prepares protest, presses for aid to be let in

Guaidó Claims Venezuela Now Receiving Humanitarian Aid

Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaidó claimed on Monday that he successfully secured the entry of humanitarian aid into the country, despite the socialist Maduro regime using the military to block its entry.

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‘God Is Not Neutral’: Hispanic Celebrities Criticize Pope over Venezuela Stance

Some of the Latin American music industry’s biggest names criticized the Vatican this week for its lukewarm stance on the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, urging Pope Francis, himself South American, to support the majority of the country against dictator Nicolás Maduro’s violent socialist regime.

Venezuelan President Maduro has ordered a new round of military drills after US President Trump's threat of military action, prompting UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to urge the Venezuelan opposing parties to re-start crisis negotiations

Maduro Declares Venezuela ‘Impregnable’ from U.S. Invasion in War Games Launch

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro launched large-scale military exercises over the weekend, boasting in over a dozen posts on his Twitter accounts of how his “highly trained” soldiers held “impeccable demonstrations,” proving that the country is “impregnable” from any foreign threat.

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War Drums? Maduro Plays Congas in Salsa Concert While Denying Venezuelans Food Aid

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro – close to marking three weeks out of power since President Juan Guaidó took office on January 23 – played a conga solo in a salsa performance this weekend that appeared in a state propaganda video circulating on social media. This was a far cry from the image of a diligent wartime leader he has attempted to cultivate to the outside world.

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Maduro Tweets About Salsa While Venezuelans Starve Waiting for U.S. Aid on Border

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro congratulated the heads of a government program known as “Salsa Heart” on Twitter Friday, attempting to move the spotlight away from his refusal to step down following his constitutional replacement by President Juan Guaidó and towards a tropical dance initiative meant to keep youth from protesting against socialism.

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Spanish White House Video Compares Venezuela’s Maduro to Stalin, Mussolini

The White House published a Spanish-language video message to the Venezuelan people on Thursday comparing socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro to Josef Stalin, Muammar Qaddafi, Benito Mussolini, and other tyrants who usurped power in their home countries, expressing solidarity with the opposition.