Street demonstrations across Venezuela calling for democratic elections and restoration of basic services rose nearly 100% in 2019 from a year earlier.
The Trump administration's latest sanctions bar business with the former Maduro regime while providing safeguards for humanitarian aid to Venezuela.
Extra-judicial killings, torture, political prisoners under the illegitimate regime of Maduro and his cronies. The numbers don't lie.
More than 3 million Venezuelans have been displaced from their country and forced to seek refuge in neighboring countries.
New U.S. sanctions target Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, for profiting from the regime's malign activities and bribing foreign officials.
Associates of Nicolás Maduro used a subsidized-food program for personal enrichment, to reward political supporters and punish opponents.
El Libertador dedicated his life to ending Spanish rule over the New World colonies that became Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Panama.
The Maduro regime's corruption and mismanagement have hurt the Venezuelan people far more than any international sanctions.
Nicolás Maduro relied on his son Nicolasito and others to maintain a stranglehold on the economy and suppress the people of Venezuela.