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Venezuela's socialist government tried to recruit then-Congressman Pete Sessions to broker a meeting with the CEO of Exxon Mobil at the same time it was secretly paying a close former House colleague $50 million to keep U.S. sanctions at bay, the Associated Press has learned.
Venezuela has released a video showing six American oil executives jailed in Caracas as relatives appealed for international help in securing their release over fears about the men's health amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A former Green Beret who has claimed responsibility for an ill-fated military incursion into Venezuela is under federal investigation for arms trafficking, according to current and former U.S. law enforcement officials.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the United States had nothing to do with an alleged incursion into Venezuela that landed two U.S. citizens behind bars in the crisis-stricken South American nation.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says authorities arrested two U.S. citizens among a group of “mercenaries” trying to kill him.
A raucous beach party thrown by several children of Venezuela’s ruling elite has led to a cluster of coronavirus cases
The Santa Teresa distillery in Venezuela has lifted spirits for generations with its amber-red rum, famous around the world for being slowly sipped over ice or mixed into cocktails like the Cuba Libre.
The Trump administration is prepared to lift crippling sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form a transitional government requiring both Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido to step aside in favor of a five-person governing council, U.S. officials said.
Russia’s Rosneft oil company says it’s halting operations in Venezuela and selling its assets there to a company fully owned by the Russian government, The sale announced Saturday is apparently intended to protect Russia’s largest oil producer from U.S. sanctions while allowing Moscow to continue supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela’s only telecommunications satellite has veered off its orbit and stopped working, creating a logistical headache for the cash-strapped South American nation.
The two former U.S. Army soldiers met in Ukraine, where they joined the same far-right paramilitary group. After getting deported, they planned to take a boat from Miami to South America. They wanted to fight the socialist Venezuelan government and kill “communists.”
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday that it has indicted Venezuela’s socialist leader Nicolas Maduro and several key aides on charges of narcoterrorism.
President Donald Trump is refusing to commit to continue holding off on hitting Brazil with tariffs on imports of its aluminum and steel
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says authorities haven’t detained opposition leader Juan Guaido because the courts haven’t ordered it, but he has warned: “It will come
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and lawmakers who back him pushed their way into the legislative building on Tuesday following an attempt by rival legislators to take control of the congress
Venezuelan security forces have blocked opposition leader Juan Guaido from attending a special session of Congress where rivals tried to install a substitute leader.
Erik Prince, a private security mogul with ties to the Trump administration, held secret talks in Caracas last month with Venezuela's vice president after briefing at least one senior U.S. official on his plans, according to people familiar with the situation.
For seven nerve-wracking months, they slept through the day in cramped quarters on cold floors, while spending their nights in prayer, keeping fit with dumbbells made from water jugs and peering through the diplomatic compound’s curtains for fear of surveillance. But on Monday, 16 national guardsmen who shocked Venezuela and the world alike by revolting against President Nicolas Maduro were safely out of the country.
Cuba’s foreign minister on Tuesday accused the United States of violating the Vienna Convention and the deal re-establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has seen an ally forced from office and protests rattle leaders across Latin America in recent weeks, while he has enjoyed a period of relatively smooth sailing, expounding his socialist dream in nightly television addresses and attending international conferences.