Venezuela

Venezuela: Before and after [video]

Once, Venezuela was a democracy with a healthy economy. That's all changed since Nicolás Maduro took power. Learn more here.
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Regimes target the faithful in Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela

Authoritarian rulers in Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are suppressing religious freedom. Learn more about these regimes' attacks on religion.
Torn and faded Nicolás Maduro campaign poster covering shack's door (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

Countries worldwide call for democracy in Venezuela

A joint agreement among 33 nations calls for free and fair elections in Venezuela as soon as possible in a process driven by Venezuelans.
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Visiting Cuba fuels regime’s repression

Learn how Cuba's state-dominated economy funnels revenue from tourism, rum and cigar sales to a regime that abuses its people.
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Maduro’s election plan: No participation, no choice

Maduro's call for Venezuelans to participate and choose in a snap National Assembly election raises questions about whether the vote will be free or fair.
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Under Maduro regime, indigenous people suffer

Learn how the illegitimate Maduro regime has endangered Venezuela's indigenous population while blocking access to the democratic process.
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Maduro welcomes terrorist groups to Venezuela, says report

According to a recent U.S. Department of State report on terrorism, Nicolás Maduro actively encourages and welcomes terrorist groups to come to Venezuela.
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Under Maduro, nearly all Venezuelans live in poverty

A new report from ENCOVI shows that over 90 percent of Venezuelans live in poverty and are food insecure because of Maduro's economic mismanagement.
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The path to democracy in Venezuela

Thanks to a democratic framework written by the U.S. government, Venezuelans finally have an outline to restore democracy.