U.S. to give additional $119 million for Venezuela’s crisis

New U.S. assistance will go toward alleviating the Venezuelan people's humanitarian crisis and to bolster democratic governance in the country.
Large Venezuelan flag flying over a crowd (© Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty Images)

U.S., Rio Treaty partners tackle Maduro threat

Countries are taking collective action in response to the former Maduro regime's threat to peace and stability in Venezuela and the wider region.
Juan Guaidó in crowd of people (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

More than 50 countries support Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó

The governments of countries around the world are formally recognizing Juan Guaidó as the interim president of Venezuela.
President Trump at lectern under U.N. seal (© Richard Drew/AP Images)

President Trump at the United Nations [shareables]

President Trump spoke to world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 24. Here are some excerpts from his speech.

Report: Venezuelans protest for democracy more than ever [infographic]

Street demonstrations across Venezuela calling for democratic elections and restoration of basic services rose nearly 100% in 2019 from a year earlier.
Illustration of someone cutting puppet strings connected to globe (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Sovereignty: What it means and what it doesn’t

When President Trump speaks of sovereignty, he means something very specific that lies at the heart of America's democracy.
Collage of images and info about peaceful labor protests in Iran (© Shutterstock, AP Images)

Iranian workers choose: Wages or lashes?

Workers in Iran are tired of working without pay. But they risk lashes and prison time if they peacefully protest for their unpaid wages.
Medical staff looking at man on gurney (© Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)

Maduro’s praise of indigenous Venezuelans rings hollow

After government troops killed and injured several members of Venezuela's indigenous Pemon people in February, more than 1,300 fled to Brazil.
Nicolás Maduro walking with a large group of uniformed men (© Miraflores Palace/Handout/Reuters Pictures)

Maduro suppresses Venezuela’s military with Cuba’s help

The former Maduro regime has used Fidel Castro's playbook and Cuban advisers to suppress opposition in Venezuela's armed forces, a new report says.