Venezuela

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.
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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.
Donald Trump speaking at lectern in front of auditorium full of people (© AP Images)

Trump urges leaders to stand up for sovereign values

President Trump made his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, urging nations to work together so all can be sovereign, prosperous and secure.
DemoAnstrators holding candles and shouting (© AP Images)

Nations oppose Venezuelan president’s actions

Nations around the world condemned the July 30 elections called by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that will ultimately give Maduro sweeping new powers.