The U.S. has sanctioned BANDES, Venezuela's national development bank, following the unlawful detention of interim President Juan Guaidó's chief of staff.
Growing numbers of Venezuelan security personnel have abandoned their country's corrupt regime, which clings to power through force amid a deepening crisis.
"Today, in Venezuela, it is freedom or dictatorship," said the wife of Venezuela's interim president, Juan Guaidó, during a White House visit.
The United States responds to former President Nicolás Maduro's illegal arrest of interim President Juan Guaidó's chief of staff.
Nicolás Maduro and his inner circle have been enriching themselves by illegally mining gold in Venezuela. New sanctions aim to stop them.
Doctors from Cuba's international medical corps withheld medicine and treatment from patients unless they voted for Venezuela's Socialist Party.
Members of the corrupt Maduro cabal have been accused of everything from drug smuggling to financial manipulations, all while the Venezuelan people suffer.
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.
Former vice president of Venezuela and international drug kingpin Tareck El Aissami has been charged with violating U.S. sanctions.