Venezuela

Pompeo speaks on Venezuela’s ‘nightmare’ [shareables]

See some images and quotes from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's January 26 remarks to the United Nations about the plight of the Venezuelan people.
Photo of people in tent city with text saying how many have left Venezuela (State Dept.)video

U.S. readies aid to Venezuelans [video]

Secretary Pompeo reaffirms U.S. support to the victims of the socialist Nicolás Maduro regime in Venezuela.
People lining up on the roadway with their belongings (© Fernando Vergara/AP Images)

U.S. supports the Venezuelan people [shareables]

These statistics show the ongoing suffering and difficulties endured by the Venezuelan people under the corrupt regime of Nicolás Maduro.
People in crowd holding hands in air (© Fernando Vergara/AP Images)

U.S. helps Venezuelans in Colombia

A new $2.5 million initiative will help provide food and medical care to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who have fled poverty, hunger and tyranny.
Boy picking up grains of corn from the street (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

In Venezuela, Maduro regime used hunger to get votes

In the midst of a devastating hunger crisis, the regime of Nicolás Maduro turned government food assistance into a tool to get political support.
Two people gesturing in silhouette behind flag (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

Pompeo: U.S. is a friend to Venezuela and its people

Secretary Pompeo addressed the Organization of American States to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to the people of Venezuela and Interim President Juan Guaidó.
Juan Guaidó and supporters speaking to crowd (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

U.S. recognizes Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s interim president

The United States has formally recognized the president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, as the interim president of Venezuela.
Large white ship with red crosses painted on it (U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kris R. Lindstrom)

U.S. hospital ship provides hope in the Americas

The United States sent the USNS Comfort, a Navy hospital ship, to Central and South America to help with the refugee crisis coming out of Venezuela.
Four pop culture images with lines through them (Shutterstock/State Dept./S. Gemeny Wilkinson)

Banning Barbie and Bart?

Freedom of expression is a fundamental U.S. right, but in some countries, governments take the extraordinary measure of blocking what their citizens can see and hear.