AJ Impact

EU stresses support for Cuba even as US hikes sanctions

The EU says it will continue helping Cuba to develop its economy following reimposition of US sanctions.

EU stresses support for Cuba even as US hikes sanctions

Venezuela

Venezuela on alert as Maduro alleges Colombian plot to attack

Feud between the two Latin American neighbours escalates after Bogota accused Caracas of harbouring FARC rebels.

Venezuela on alert as Maduro alleges Colombian plot to attack

AJ Impact

Venezuela's gold reserves drop by $1bn in first half of this year

For months, opposition leaders have accused Maduro's government of withdrawing gold to sell abroad as US sanctions bite.

Venezuela's gold reserves drop by $1bn in first half of this year

Opinion

Will Trump go after Maduro to win a re-election?

Apart from foreign policy considerations, one of the main drivers of Trump's policy on Venezuela is the 2020 vote.

Carlos Eduardo Pina

by Carlos Eduardo Pina

Carlos Eduardo Pina

Latin America

Venezuelans stranded as Ecuador imposes new visa rules

Ecuador latest country to impose visa restrictions on Venezuelans fleeing political, economic and humanitarian crises.

Venezuelans stranded as Ecuador imposes new visa rules

Ecuador

Venezuelans race to Ecuador before new visa rules take effect

Ecuador set to become latest South American country to implement strict visa requirements for Venezuelans.

Venezuelans race to Ecuador before new visa rules take effect

AJ IMPACT

How Venezuela's oil output plummeted

In the last year, output has fallen faster than Iraq's after the US's 2003 invasion.

AJ Impact

Venezuelan crisis: Stateless children facing limbo in Colombia

Colombia says it will claim the offspring of refugees born within its borders. But can Bogota afford to be generous?

Venezuelan crisis: Stateless children facing limbo in Colombia

Venezuela

US and Venezuela confirm 'secret' talks

Venezuela's Maduro says the countries have been talking 'for months', but it is not known which officials are involved.

US and Venezuela confirm 'secret' talks

AJ Impact

Colombia: International aid for Venezuelan migrants is too low

More than a million Venezuelans fled to Colombia, and are putting extra pressure on basic services such as healthcare.

Colombia: International aid for Venezuelan migrants is too low

AJ Impact

Iran: US sanctions cost market 2.7 million barrels of oil per day

Data shows Iran exported roughly 100,000 barrels per day in July.

Iran: US sanctions cost market 2.7 million barrels of oil per day

AJ Impact

'Failed state': Venezuelan displacement and starvation multiply

Less than a decade after major strides addressed malnourishment, Caracas now faces massive refugee and hunger crises.

'Failed state': Venezuelan displacement and starvation multiply

AJ Impact

China suspends purchase of Venezuelan oil

Beijing has long been a supporter of Venezuela, but Trump's latest threats have made Chinese oil bosses wary.

China suspends purchase of Venezuelan oil

AJ Impact

China's top energy company shuns Venezuela amid new US sanctions

China National Petroleum Corp has cancelled plans to ship some 5 million barrels of Venezuelan oil this month.

China's top energy company shuns Venezuela amid new US sanctions

Latin America

US in secret talks with Venezuela socialist boss Diosdado Cabello

Constituent Assembly leader and political ally of President Maduro met a Trump emissary last month in Caracas.

US in secret talks with Venezuela socialist boss Diosdado Cabello