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Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó calls for uprising against Nicolás Maduro
The move was Guaido’s boldest effort yet to persuade the military to rise up against Maduro. If it fails, it could be seen as evidence that he lacks the support he says he has.
Venezuelan blackout continues
Venezuela woke up to the fifth day of an unprecedented nationwide blackout on Monday, leaving residents concerned about the impacts of the lack of electricity on the South American country
Univision anchor Jorge Ramos deported from Venezuela after Maduro interview
Short detentions and deportations have become common, especially as reporters facing delays for official permissions seek shortcuts to report in Venezuela
Venezuela crisis: Is the Monroe Doctrine back?
The United States attempts to subvert the political order in Venezuela and its open threats to invade the Latin American country are marking the return of interventionism to the hemisphere
Tijuana, flooded by migrants
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Buoyed by protesters, opposition leader Juan Guaidó claims Venezuela presidency
Guaidó’s declaration takes Venezuela into uncharted territory, with the possibility of the opposition now running a parallel government recognized abroad as legitimate but without control over state functions
Nicolás Maduro sworn in for second term as crisis deepens in Venezuela
Countries around the world condemned the vote, including the United States and Venezuela’s neighbors in Latin America, leaving Maduro backed by just a handful of stalwart allies from leftist governments
Venezuelans head to Peru to beat residency deadline
At least 6,000 Venezuelans lined up at Peru’s northern border in hopes of entering the country before a deadline for acquiring residency, and another 4,000 were due to arrive in the next two days
Is Venezuela nearing the end of the Nicolás Maduro government?
The assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has once more raised the question of his government’s survival, amid new opposition efforts to consolidate a united front and a rampant economic crisis that is ravaging the South American nation
Venezuela’s crisis: who to blame?
Despite having the world’s largest proven oil reserves, Venezuela is undergoing a severe political, economic, and social crisis. The proximate cause is clear: oil prices fell by 70% in 2014. But the underlying problems are longstanding and policy-related.