Tag: Juan Guaido
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, warned that Venezuelans who cross the border into Colombia face a very dangerous situation since Venezuela closed its borders with Brazil and Colombia on February 23
In the last few months, the Trump administration has been expressing confidence that the Maduro regime in Venezuela is collapsing. But with the increasing Russian military presence in the South American nation, experts say the crisis could drag on and turn into a proxy conflict between Washington and Moscow, potentially forcing President Trump to go beyond diplomatic and economic sanctions
The crumbling health system in Venezuela is worsening every week. After a nationwide electrical shutdown cut power for many days, major hospitals in Caracas continue to face serious problems, including a lack of running water, supply shortages and enough staff to operate properly
Numerous media organizations working in Venezuela have denounced authorities for harassing, bullying and even confiscating the equipment of journalists as they cover the ongoing crisis in that South American country
The International Monetary Fund would likely require Venezuela to lift price controls and privatize state-owned companies, including the oil and gas company Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), in exchange for billions of dollars in aid and loans
Representatives of Venezuela’s interim president, Juan Guaidó, are in Washington organizing aid for their troubled country from many nations. They have raised substantial sums of money, but must still figure out how to get supplies into Venezuela
This week Plugged In takes a look at the crisis in Venezuela. How did the once-wealthy South American country spiral to the edge of political and financial ruin? And who’s really in charge?