Tag: Venezuela

Measles, which is highly contagious, can be prevented with vaccines; but it is on the rise in Venezuela -- which also reports a polio case

Venezuela Records First Case of Polio in 30 Years

Medical authorities in Venezuela revealed this weekend that they have recorded the first case of polio, a disease largely eradicated in the developed world, in over 30 years.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during his second-term swearing in ceremony, at the Congress building in Caracas on May 24, 2018

EU Offers $47 Million in Aid to Venezuela

The European Union has gifted Venezuela’s Maduro regime $47 million to help a population in increasing need of economic and humanitarian assistance. 

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks at the National Electoral Council (CNE) headquarters in Caracas, during the ceremony in which he was proclaimed as re-elected President for the term 2019-2025, on May 22, 2018. - Venezuela said Tuesday it was the victim of a 'political and financial lynching' after the United …

North Korean Media: U.S. ‘Sinister’ for Criticizing Venezuela Election Fraud

North Korea’s state newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, condemned the United States on Wednesday for its “sinister bad habit” of placing sanctions on rogue regimes to punish them for human rights violations, in this case against Venezuela for staging a fraudulent election and banning the opposition from running.

BEIJING, Sept. 1, 2015-- Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, meets with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 1, 2015. (Xinhua/Li Xueren via Getty Images)

China Won’t Publicly Congratulate Maduro on Venezuelan Election Fraud

The communist government of China, which has poured billions into the country, did not congratulate Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro on the completion of a presidential election widely considered fraudulent in the free world, instead referring to the election as a domestic matter on Monday.

Venezuelan security forces are seen at the entrance of the intelligence service's Helicoide center in Caracas after opposition figures took control of a part of it

Venezuela Blocks Families from Visiting Political Prisoners After Non-Violent Revolt

The mothers and wives of political prisoners held in Venezuela’s Helicoide, a building designed as a shopping mall that now houses dozens of the nation’s prisoners of conscience, said late Sunday they were denied visiting rights that day and have heard nothing of their loved ones since a protest forced the transfer of dozens out of the facility.

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro waves to supporters after he was declared the winner of the presidential election

Venezuela: Maduro ‘Reelected’ with Record Low Turnout, Rampant Fraud

Venezuela’s dictator Nicolás Maduro declared himself the winner late Sunday of a presidential election widely dismissed as fraudulent, and marred by record low turnout, against a fellow socialist and a televangelist whose campaign signature was handing out free soup.

2:12am del 17 de mayo ningún preso político en el Helicoide ni preso común está durmiendo como dijo el usurpador de Tareck Willian Saab .

Videos: Dissidents Revolt Against Torture in Venezuela’s Shopping Mall-Turned-Prison

Political prisoners being held in Caracas’ Helicoide prison – once destined to be the capital’s largest shopping mall, but now home to over 50 political dissidents – began protesting against the regime and demanding their freedom Tuesday night, prompting a violent response from Venezuela’s secret police (Sebin).