Trump administration’s claim that new sanctions won’t hurt ordinary Venezuelans is ‘just a lie’

President Donald Trump’s administration, which supports opposition leader and self-proclaimed President Juan Guaidó, has increased pressure on Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolás Maduro by adding sanctions and the possibility of a troop deployment to neighboring Colombia to the mix. Mondays’ announcement of new sanctions on Venezuelan oil came … [Read More...]

What you need to know about the mess in Venezuela

The turmoil in Venezuela showed no signs of abating over the weekend as President Nicolás Maduro  relented on his demand that American diplomats leave his country. The temporary concession came shortly after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking before the U.N. Security Council, on Saturday implored the nations of … [Read More...]