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Feb 26, 2015, 3:50pm EST
  • May 11, 2020

    The “ridiculous” failed coup attempt in Venezuela, explained

    "It’s so mind-bogglingly dumb," a former Navy SEAL told Vox about the plan.

  • December 6, 2019

    Venezuela’s opposition leader failed to depose Maduro. He explains why he’s not giving up.

    Juan Guaidó, the interim president of Venezuela, says "we can’t give up the fight now."

  • May 9, 2019

    What a major arrest in Venezuela says about the Guaidó-Maduro standoff

    The arrest of Edgar Zambrano shows that Maduro and his loyalists may feel more emboldened.

  • May 3, 2019

    The Trump administration’s Venezuela policy is failing

    The United States’ four main Venezuela blunders, explained.

  • May 2, 2019

    Protesters clash outside of Venezuela’s DC embassy over Guaidó-Maduro standoff

    It turned very ugly.

  • May 1, 2019

    Pompeo says “military action is possible” in Venezuela if Maduro doesn’t step down

    It’s the most explicit threat yet by the Trump administration.

  • April 30, 2019

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has launched a military uprising to topple Maduro

    It’s unclear if it will work.

  • April 1, 2019

    Maduro says Venezuela will ration electricity for 30 days

    This could exacerbate an already horrible humanitarian crisis.

  • March 27, 2019

    Why Russia just sent troops to Venezuela

    Trump wants them out.

  • March 21, 2019

    Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro just escalated his standoff with Juan Guaidó

    It surely looks like Maduro is much more emboldened now.

  • March 12, 2019

    Venezuela’s historic blackout, in 17 photos

    The power outage is nationwide — as is the anger.

  • March 12, 2019

    The Trump administration is withdrawing all US diplomats from Venezuela

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said they were a "constraint on US policy" in Venezuela.

  • February 25, 2019

    Mike Pence promises Venezuelan opposition: “We are with you 100 percent”

    The vice president announced new sanctions against Venezuelan leaders and more humanitarian aid after meeting with opposition leader Juan Guaidó.

  • February 25, 2019

    What does authoritarianism have to do with Venezuela’s food fight? Everything.

    Hungry people fare better in democracies.

  • February 24, 2019

    The last 48 hours in Venezuela news, explained

    Violent clashes have erupted at the country’s borders with Colombia and Brazil.

  • February 22, 2019

    President Maduro’s forces clash with Venezuelans in aid showdown

    Soldiers killed at least one person, and the violence between the socialist dictator and his public could get worse.

  • February 20, 2019

    Andrew McCabe claims Trump wanted war in Venezuela because “they have all that oil”

    It’s a surprisingly overlooked passage of the former FBI acting director’s new book.

  • February 19, 2019

    Trump is exploiting the Venezuela crisis in order to win the 2020 presidential election

    He’s using it as a way to label his Democratic challengers as socialists.

  • February 18, 2019

    Trump just issued an ultimatum to the Venezuelan military: abandon Maduro or else

    Either Venezuela’s military leaders join Juan Guaidó or risk losing everything.

  • February 5, 2019

    Trump’s support for a new regime in Venezuela, explained in under 600 words

    Trump’s massive decision, briefly explained.

  • February 5, 2019

    Why thousands of protesters — and Trump — are demanding Venezuela’s president step down

    A once-unknown politician is now leading a massive anti-Maduro movement.

  • January 28, 2019

    The US placed new sanctions on Venezuela’s oil giant. They could backfire.

    All they really might do is "royally piss off Maduro," one US official said.

  • January 25, 2019

    Venezuela is in a major political crisis. Here are 5 scenarios for what could happen next.

    One of them could spark a civil war.

  • January 24, 2019

    Former top US general: don’t invade Venezuela

    Retired Air Force Gen. Douglas Fraser says he doesn’t see a good reason to use the military to oust Maduro.

  • January 23, 2019

    Venezuelan President Maduro is severing diplomatic ties with the US

    He also gave US diplomats 72 hours to leave Venezuela.

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