Tag: Venezuala Refugee Crisis

June 8, 2019

Venezuelan Refugee Crisis Deepens

Latin American countries are hosting the vast majority of Venezuelans, with Colombia accounting for some 1.3 million, followed by Peru with 768,000, Chile 288,000, Ecuador 263,000, Brazil 168,000, and Argentina 130,000. Mexico and countries in Central America and the Caribbean are also hosting significant numbers of refugees and migrants from Venezuela

Norway Mediation Effort in Venezuel...

The opposition, mindful of the collapse of past dialogue attempts that only served to strengthen the government’s hand, has insisted the starting point for negotiations be a willingness by Maduro to hold presidential elections within a reasonable time frame

April 24, 2019

Despite US Pressure and Sanctions, ...

Three months after the U.S. intensified efforts to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the autocratic socialist leader remains in power

April 20, 2019

Venezuelans Struggle With Water Sho...

Venezuelans continue to suffer long power outages and the lack of electricity means water stops flowing to many residences. Without a steady supply of water, some residents in Caracas have

April 6, 2019

Venezuelans Risk Their Lives Daily ...

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

March 7, 2019

US Increasingly Ties Cuba to Venezu...

U.S. efforts to unseat Venezuelan socialist leader Nicolas Maduro are also aimed at confronting the communist government in Cuba that conservative critics say continues to destabilize its neighbors in Latin America by exporting its failed economic model and fostering political repression

February 20, 2019

Analysts: Venezuela’s Failed Soci...

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

Venezuela’s Opposition Seeks ...

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

February 14, 2019

Venezuela in Crisis

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?

February 13, 2019

Venezuela Crisis Pits US Against Ru...

Kremlin officials and Russian state media portray Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro as the country’s legitimate leader, even though the United States and a host of other countries have declared him illegitimate and recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president

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