Sep 18, 2019, 6:53 AM
Empty classrooms, teachers on strike, and derelict buildings are some of the consequences of the economic crisis in Venezuela.
Sep 17, 2019, 10:00 AM
Violation of parliamentary immunity, threats, arbitrary arrest, detention, and torture are some of the harassment cases elected members of Venezuela’s National Assembly (AN, in Spanish) have suffered under Nicolás Maduro’s regime.
Sep 16, 2019, 10:04 AM
The independent media in Venezuela has become a dying breed due to the policy of harassment by the government.
Sep 11, 2019, 9:01 AM
On August 22, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and other organizations asked the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council to create a commission to investigate human right violations in Venezuela.
Sep 10, 2019, 8:00 AM
Nicolás Maduro’s claim that indigenous Venezuelans are his allies is at odds with his regime’s treatment of them.
Sep 6, 2019, 7:48 AM
In early July, units of the Bolivian security forces seized a helicopter carrying almost 300 kilograms of drugs.
Sep 3, 2019, 9:38 AM
The illegal trade in wildlife is the third largest source of funding for criminal groups.
Sep 3, 2019, 9:29 AM
Most members of the Venezuelan Armed Forces are against Nicolás Maduro, said White House National Security Advisor John Bolton in an interview with Voice of America.
Aug 30, 2019, 9:17 AM
The Nicaraguan Army arrested four alleged members of the Islamic State terrorist group, who were headed for the United States.
Aug 30, 2019, 8:41 AM
Dissidents of the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC, in Spanish) have established a presence in Venezuela and work alongside the regime of Nicolás Maduro, engaging in illegal gold mining and controlling a large part of the drug trafficking market, security experts say.
Aug 27, 2019, 9:56 AM
Venezuela’s Mining Arc represents an environmental crime that endangers the country’s most important hydroelectric basin.
Aug 26, 2019, 9:39 AM
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has listed former Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami among its 10 most wanted fugitives.
Aug 23, 2019, 9:43 AM
Steel subsidies deepen the industrial crisis and affect job creation in the Western Hemisphere.
Aug 23, 2019, 9:33 AM
On July 29, Colombian President Iván Duque said Nicolás Maduro turned Venezuela into a sanctuary for terrorism, furthering tension between the neighboring countries.
Aug 22, 2019, 10:01 AM
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed July 29 the country’s will to do “all that it takes” for Venezuela to “get democracy back.”
Aug 21, 2019, 8:58 AM
On August 2, 2019, the U.S. government announced sanctions against two commanders under orders from illegitimate president Nicolás Maduro for their participation in “gross violations of human rights” in Venezuela.
Aug 20, 2019, 8:30 AM
U.S. President Donald Trump on August 5 ordered the full freezing of Venezuelan government assets within the United States, sharply escalating economic pressure on the former Maduro regime in Venezuela.
Aug 19, 2019, 9:16 AM
Operation New Alliance is the latest effort against transnational organized crime in the region.
Aug 16, 2019, 7:14 AM
British NGO demonstrates connections between Chinese banking and deforestation.
Aug 15, 2019, 8:59 AM
Service members and civilians from seven countries of the Americas work together to locate and disrupt shipments of weapons of mass destruction.