Venezuela

Mike Pompeo and Colombia President Iván Duque walking with an entourage (© Rafael Hernandez/dpa picture alliance/Getty Images)

Pompeo in Cúcuta: ‘Mr. Maduro, open these bridges’

Secretary Pompeo’s stop in Cúcuta, Colombia, a major transit point for Venezuelans fleeing the crisis at home, caps a tour of four South American countries.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera shaking hands with Mike Pompeo (© Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images)

Pompeo underscores partnerships on South America trip

Secretary Pompeo urges U.S. allies to seize a historic opportunity for freedom, peace and prosperity in the Western Hemisphere.
Venezuela's Helicoide building (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

Architectural marvel is now a notorious Venezuela prison

A building in Caracas, Venezuela, known as the Helicoide could not be more different today from what its original creators intended in the 1950s.
Juan Guaidó smiling (© Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images)

OAS approves Guaidó representative as Venezuela’s envoy

A vote in the Organization of American States has deepened the international isolation of Nicolás Maduro and his cronies in Venezuela.
Large crowd gathering for demonstration in Venezuela (© Natacha Pisarenko/AP Images)

Venezuelans turn out in force to protest Maduro

Shortages of water, food and medicine have created a humanitarian disaster in Venezuela, with millions displaced or suffering from malnutrition.
Illustrations of types of aid superimposed on photo (State Dept./J. Maruszewski)

Critical assistance is ready for Venezuelans [infographic]

The United States has pre-positioned relief supplies in Brazil, Colombia and Curaçao that will save lives in Venezuela.
Man at microphone (State Dept.)video

U.S. sanctions Venezuela’s national development bank [video]

The U.S. has sanctioned BANDES, Venezuela's national development bank, following the unlawful detention of interim President Juan Guaidó's chief of staff.
Soldiers escorting a family over a border (© Martin Mejia/AP Images)

Colombia: 1,000 Venezuelan police have left Maduro

Growing numbers of Venezuelan security personnel have abandoned their country's corrupt regime, which clings to power through force amid a deepening crisis.
Fabiana Rosales and Mike Pence in front of fireplace (© Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Images)

First lady of Venezuela visits White House

"Today, in Venezuela, it is freedom or dictatorship," said the wife of Venezuela's interim president, Juan Guaidó, during a White House visit.