Venezuela

Pompeo Spends Palm Sunday with Venezuelan Refugees in Colombia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo concluded a short tour of Latin America Sunday with a visit to Cúcuta, Colombia, a border city Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro blocked off this year to prevent U.S. aid from entering his impoverished country.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (2-L, black shirt) and Colombian President Ivan Duque (C) visit the Simon Bolivar International Bridge in Cucuta, Norte del Santander Department, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, on April 14, 2019. - Pompeo, who is on a four-nation tour of Latin American allies, finishes …

Martel: Julian Assange’s Arrest Happened Because Ecuador Abandoned Socialism

The shocking news Thursday morning that the government of Ecuador invited British police into its embassy in London to arrest Wikileaks founder Julian Assange left many questioning why the Latin American country, which protected Assange for over half a decade, now felt comfortable letting him go.

Assange arrested in London after Ecuador pulls asylum

Spanish Pop Icon Stalks U.N. Human Rights Chief, Demands Action on Venezuela

Spanish actor, artist, and pop icon Miguel Bosé – a household name in Latin America for decades – has launched a pressure campaign to elicit action from U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet that culminated with the singer storming the hotel housing her in Mexico on Tuesday, demanding she break her silence on the crisis in Venezuela.

El cantautor español Miguel Bosé presenta su álbum "Bosé MTV Unplugged" durante una conferencia de prensa en la Ciudad de México el miércoles 12 de octubre de 2016. (Foto AP/Marco Ugarte)

Taps Run Dry in Socialist Venezuela as Blackout Chokes Water Supply

Venezuelans are now experiencing chronic shortages of water as regular blackouts and prolonged power outages continue to choke the country’s basic ability to function, raising further fears about the severity of the country’s deepening humanitarian crisis. 

Venezuela calls public sector back to work as blackout recedes