Tag: Venezuelan Crisis

June 10, 2019

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie...

On a two-day visit to Colombia, UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie went to Colombia’s border area with Venezuela to assess the humanitarian response to the exodus of Venezuelan refugees and migrants

June 8, 2019

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 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

April 30, 2019

Russian Helicopters to Boost Venezu...

Russia is getting ready to set up a helicopter maintenance base in Venezuela. The move is yet another sign that Russia continues to pile economic, political and military support for the government of embattled leader Nicolas Maduro. Ricardo Marquina visited the helicopter factory where Russian officials showcased the aircraft and other equipment destined for Moscow’s allies in Venezuela

April 24, 2019

Diplomats Walk Out as Venezuela Hit...

Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza took the General Assembly rostrum in the name of the Non-Aligned Movement as part of a special U.N. session devoted to the value of multilateralism. Iran, another nation under heavy U.S. pressure, also appealed at the U.N. session for more multilateralism

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

April 5, 2019

UNICEF: Uprooted Venezuelan Childre...

UNICEF said its regional humanitarian partners – Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama, Peru and Trinidad and Tobago – estimate as many as 4.9 million people — adults and children — will need assistance this year because of the political and economic upheavals in Venezuela that are forcing the country’s citizens to flee

April 4, 2019

Is Venezuela Turning into a Proxy C...

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

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