“He didn’t like the things we were asking him about the lack of democracy in Venezuela, the torture and the political prisoners,” Mr. Ramos recounted on a Univision broadcast.
CARACAS – U.S. television network Univision said on Monday Venezuela was deporting a news team led by anchor Jorge Ramos after they were briefly detained at the presidential palace because their line of questioning upset President Nicolas Maduro. The six-person team was held for more than two hours in the Miraflores palace after Maduro said […]
Flanked by Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez and other top military commanders, Mr Maduro announced that the border with Brazil would be closed "completely and absolutely" from 20:00 (23:00 GMT) until further notice.
CARACAS – Venezuelan Socialist Dictator President Nicolás Maduro has sent troops to the Colombian border to block U.S. humanitarian aid from entering his country and has announced he is closing the border with Brazil on Thursday night as a row over foreign humanitarian aid continues. The embattled leftist leader went on TV to say that […]
Over the past decade, China has extended more than $60 billion in credit to Venezuela for oil shipments and infrastructure deals
BEIJING – China and Venezuela seemed like natural bedfellows: one is the planet’s top crude-oil importer and the other possesses the world’s largest reserves. But Venezuela’s descent into crisis — with President Nicolas Maduro and self-proclaimed leader Juan Guaido vying for control as the economy unravels — has highlighted the gamble inherent in China’s $60 […]
Dr. Katia Diaz, a psychiatrist, said that each day aid sits waiting for transport into Venezuela represents one more day in which patient lives are at risk.
CARACAS – Venezuelan doctors protested Sunday at the entrance to a bridge blocked by their nation’s military to demand that humanitarian aid be allowed to enter, as opposition leader Juan Guaido acknowledged the conflict over the food and medical supplies could lead to clashes. Carrying a giant Venezuelan flag, about two dozen doctors in white […]
CARACAS, Venezuela – Foreign ministers from 14 nations are meeting in Peru on Tuesday in hopes of finding consensus on a regional response to Venezuela’s growing political crisis, while President Nicolas Maduro’s all-powerful constitutional assembly is forging ahead on promises to punish the embattled leader’s foes. The assembly was expected to gather at the […]