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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.

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.
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A Venezuelan mother in search of a better future [video]

Electricity blackouts and widespread medicine shortages mean that childbirth and motherhood present grave risks in Venezuela.
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 speaking into a microphone (© Matias Delacroix/Getty Images)

U.S. tightens sanctions on Maduro, citing his ‘usurpation of power’

The Trump administration's latest sanctions bar business with the former Maduro regime while providing safeguards for humanitarian aid to Venezuela.
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Maduro by the numbers [video]

Extra-judicial killings, torture, political prisoners under the illegitimate regime of Maduro and his cronies. The numbers don't lie.
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Human rights violations continue in Venezuela [video]

More than 3 million Venezuelans have been displaced from their country and forced to seek refuge in neighboring countries.
Mohammad Javad Zarif (© Hadi Mizban/AP Images)

U.S. sanctions Iranian regime’s ‘chief apologist’

New U.S. sanctions target Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, for profiting from the regime's malign activities and bribing foreign officials.
Nicolás Maduro speaking into microphone with Cilia Flores standing behind him (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

U.S. sanctions Maduro’s stepsons for exploiting Venezuela’s hungry

Associates of Nicolás Maduro used a subsidized-food program for personal enrichment, to reward political supporters and punish opponents.