Tag: Venezuelan Political 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

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 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 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

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

February 28, 2019

Press Groups Denounce Venezuelan Au...

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

February 25, 2019

Venezuelan Crisis: From the Twitter...

Twittersphere reacts to ongoing Venezulean crisis

February 20, 2019

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?

Hyperinflation, humanitarian crisis...

From hyperinflation and unemployment to medical and food shortages, foreign policy experts and international aid groups are watching Venezuela closely to see what happens next


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