Venezuela

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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.
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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.
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U.S. sanctions Venezuelan bank following arrest of Guaidó aide

The United States responds to former President Nicolás Maduro's illegal arrest of interim President Juan Guaidó's chief of staff.
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U.S. sanctions Venezuelan gold mining company

Nicolás Maduro and his inner circle have been enriching themselves by illegally mining gold in Venezuela. New sanctions aim to stop them.
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Maduro regime withheld medicine to secure votes

Doctors from Cuba's international medical corps withheld medicine and treatment from patients unless they voted for Venezuela's Socialist Party.
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U.S. imposes sanctions on corrupt Maduro loyalists [video]

Members of the corrupt Maduro cabal have been accused of everything from drug smuggling to financial manipulations, all while the Venezuelan people suffer.
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U.S. continues to support the people of Venezuela [video]

As the crisis caused by Nicolás Maduro deepens, the U.S. stands firm in its support of the people of Venezuela. See the U.S. pledge in this video.
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Maduro’s ex-vice president aided drug dealers, charges say

Former vice president of Venezuela and international drug kingpin Tareck El Aissami has been charged with violating U.S. sanctions.