Corruption

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.
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.
Close-up of a statue of a man in an elaborate uniform (© Amr Nabil/AP Images)

Honoring Simón Bolívar, liberator of South America

El Libertador dedicated his life to ending Spanish rule over the New World colonies that became Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Panama.
Chart showing Venezuela's GDP from 2011 to 2017 (Source: IMF)

Setting the record straight: When Venezuela’s economy began to implode [infographic]

The Maduro regime's corruption and mismanagement have hurt the Venezuelan people far more than any international sanctions.
Nicolás Maduro Guerra and Nicolás Maduro, next to uniformed men (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

U.S. slaps sanctions on Maduro’s son

Nicolás Maduro relied on his son Nicolasito and others to maintain a stranglehold on the economy and suppress the people of Venezuela.