Gerybel Torres and Manuel Barroeta sitting in room (State Dept.)video

Venezuelan journalists describe persecution [video]

Journalists Manuel Barroeta and Gerybel Torres describe the persecution they faced while living in Venezuela but express hope for the future of the country.
Protesters shouting (© Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Press freedom under attack by Maduro in Venezuela

For International Press Freedom Day, meet six of the many journalists the former Maduro regime has harassed or detained.
Two people in silhouette behind Venezuelan flag (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

Venezuela in crisis: Quotes and facts

Check out a rolling collection of ShareAmerica shareables regarding the ongoing developments in Venezuela. We will update frequently.
Gloved hand collecting oil in a small jar (© Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

What has China done for the Americas? Look to Venezuela.

China is propping up the Maduro regime to the detriment of the Venezuelan people, a U.S. official tells the Council of the Americas on April 26.
Woman demonstrator seated and bound on sidewalk with other protesters in background (© Francois Mori/AP Images)

Iran sinks in press freedom index

Media rights group Reporters Without Borders says Iran has slipped further toward the bottom of its World Press Freedom Index.

Maduro loots Venezuela’s gold to prop up former regime

The former Maduro regime is liquidating Venezuela's gold reserves — assets belonging to the Venezuelan people — in a desperate attempt to remain in power.
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A vision for a new Venezuela [video]

What will the new Venezuela look like? Watch this video that lays out a promising vision of a peaceful, free and prosperous future for the country.
Juan Guaidó with raised thumb, surrounded by supporters (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

Guaidó gives Venezuelans 75 days of hope [infographic]

Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaidó has delivered tangible results in his first 75 days serving the people suffering under Maduro's regime.
Elderly man waving with his wife by his side (© Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)

A new era as Japan’s Emperor Akihito relinquishes throne

When Japan's Emperor Akihito abdicates on April 30, he can point to a legacy of modernization and improved relations between Japan and its neighbors.