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Third round of Venezuela talks to start as soon as next week

The uprising has not managed to turn the military, which has continued to prop up Maduro, who is also supported by China, Russia and Cuba. But unbridled inflation, rampant shortages and crumbling infrastructure make daily life miserable for the masses.

Venezuela’s collapse is the worst outside of war in decades, economists say

To find similar levels of economic devastation, economists at the IMF pointed to countries that were ripped apart by war, like Libya earlier this decade or Lebanon in the 1970s.


Trump threatens Cuba as US supports Venezuela uprising

The US and about 50 other nations take the position that Maduro's re-election last year was irrevocably marred by fraud and he is not the legitimate president of Venezuela, a once prosperous nation that has the world's largest proven oil reserves.

After years of denial, Venezuela’s President allows aid to enter

After years denying that the country was suffering a humanitarian crisis, the Venezuelan government on Tuesday allowed the Red Cross to send in 24 tons of medical equipment into the country.

Venezuela 'new government' could get $10 billion in trade financing: Steve Mnuchin

Venezuela is mired in a deep economic crisis marked by widespread food and medicine shortages and hyperinflation, while millions have fled to neighboring countries.

Russian deployment in Venezuela includes 'cybersecurity personnel': US official

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the United States was still assessing the Russian deployment, which Washington has called a "reckless escalation" of the situation in Venezuela.


Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's wife to Nicolas Maduro: 'Enough already!'

Venezuela plunged into a deep political crisis in January, when Guaido invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency, arguing Maduro's 2018 re-election was illegitimate. He has been recognized by most Latin American and Western countries as Venezuela's rightful leader.

Venezuela crisis escalates as Guaidó’s chief of staff is arrested

The political crisis escalated significantly Thursday when the chief of staff, Roberto Marrero, a lawyer and confidant of Guaidó, was taken from his apartment in southern Caracas around dawn to an unknown destination by armed intelligence officers,

US seeks UN vote for new Venezuela election and needed aid

The US is calling for a vote on a UN resolution urging "the peaceful restoration of democracy" in Venezuela, free and fair presidential elections, and unhindered delivery of humanitarian aid to all people in need.

Cuba charges US moving special forces, preparing Venezuelan intervention

Cuba has been a key backer of the Venezuelan government since what is called the Bolivarian Revolution began under former leader Hugo Chavez in 1998.