Tag: Venezuela Unrest

July 6, 2019

Michelle Bachelet on Venezuela at ...

High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet spoke to the press after presenting her office’s report on Venezuela at Human Rights Council today (5 Jul) in Geneva, which follows her official visit to Venezuela from the 19 to 21 June

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

June 6, 2019

In Venezuela, Meat Skin and Fat Rep...

Buying beef and chicken in Venezuela is almost impossible for the average citizen. Since the worst political and economic crisis is affecting the oil-rich country for the last five years, Caracas residents in the poorest communities such as Petare have to buy meat fat to eat

June 3, 2019

Press Briefing by Foreign Ministers...

Néstor Popolizio Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru, speaks during the press conference on Venezuela. At right is Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and at left is Roberto Ampuero, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile on 3 June at United Nations

May 23, 2019

Venezuelans Turn to Barter as they ...

Venezuela’s economy has virtually collapsed, with hyperinflation expected to reach 10 million percent this year according to the I.M.F., and shortages of food and medicine causing a massive humanitarian crisis of almost unequaled proportions

May 11, 2019

In Venezuela, Guaido Remains Free A...

Venezuela, opposition leader Juan Guaido remains free while several of his allied lawmakers face possible criminal prosecution after a failed attempt to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from office. Dozens of countries, including the United States, view Maduro’s 2018 re-election as illegitimate and have recognized Guaido as Venezuela’s leader. Brian Padden reports on concerns for the opposition leader’s safety as Maduro seeks to reassert his authority by cracking down on opponents

April 24, 2019

UN Secretary-General Meets Foreign ...

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres meets with Jorge Arreaza, Minister of the People’s Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

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 10, 2019

UN Security Council Considers Situa...

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres speaks with Christoph Heusgen, Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of April, ahead of the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

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