Venezuela

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Report: Governments target critics during COVID-19

Authoritarian governments are using the COVID-19 pandemic to justify restrictions on speech and punishments against critics, Human Rights Watch says.
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How Maduro has destroyed life inside Venezuela

A report on living conditions in Venezuela details how widespread societal collapse has increased under Maduro's illegitimate regime since 2014.
Maikel Moreno and Nicolás Maduro speaking (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

U.S. sanctions on Venezuela explained

Learn more about what the U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan entities close to the illegitimate Maduro regime actually do and why they matter.
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U.N. rebukes Maduro for torture, executions, disappearances

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and a 2020 independent U.N. report detail Maduro's human rights abuses in Venezuela.
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Millions of Venezuelans vote for democracy

Opponents of Nicolás Maduro's illegitimate regime held a "people's referendum" to allow millions of Venezuelans to speak out in favor of fair elections.
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Maduro’s sham election: ‘Those who don’t vote, won’t eat’

The Maduro regime played fast and loose with the safety of millions of Venezuelans on December 6 while threatening to cut off their benefits.
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Nations speak out against Maduro’s fraudulent elections

The international community is speaking out against the Maduro regime's attempt to overthrow the last democratically elected body in the Venezuelan government.
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Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela strike out against free speech

The authoritarian regimes in Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are cracking down on their citizens' freedoms of speech and of the press.
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A living wage for health care workers in Venezuela

The legitimate interim government of Venezuela has helped over 62,000 health care workers receive a living wage during the pandemic.