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

Venezuela

UN appeals for more aid for Venezuelan refugees

The UN and NGOs put out a humanitarian appeal for $770m at the start of the year and have received less than $180m.

UN appeals for more aid for Venezuelan refugees

AJ Impact

Venezuela's congress considers new, scaled-back oil reform

The move hints at policies opposition leader Juan Guaido could pursue to raise Venezuela's flagging oil production

Venezuela's congress considers new, scaled-back oil reform

Latin America

Venezuela's oil-rich city a symbol of country's economic collapse

Maracaibo, which was once the capital of Venezuela's oil industry, is facing a severe lack of services and needs.

Latin America

Venezuelans face new barriers, xenophobia across South America

Latin American countries, once relatively open for Venezuelans, introduce new restrictions for migrants and refugees.

Venezuelans face new barriers, xenophobia across South America

Colombia

Colombia sees new migrant wave from Venezuela amid US sanctions

Rights groups say Colombia unprepared to deal with another humanitarian crisis as new wave of Venezuela migrants arrive.

Colombia sees new migrant wave from Venezuela amid US sanctions

Latin America

Opposition warns against plan to dissolve Venezuela parliament

Opposition leader Juan Guaido says president eyeing early elections, as rival Constituent Assembly holds meeting.

Opposition warns against plan to dissolve Venezuela parliament

Latin America

Venezuela's teen pregnancy crisis takes a toll

Already facing a severe economic crisis, Venezuela is struggling to deal with higher than global average teen pregnancy rates.

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: Taos island residents struggle to survive

The Venezuelan government sells boxes of subsidised food but they are not arriving fast enough.

Latin America

Venezuela-Colombia border: Armed groups abuse migrants

Report says many crimes go unpunished and accuses the government of not meeting its obligations to protect civilians.

Venezuela

US sanctions to worsen food and health crisis, UN warns

Sanctions will worsen situation for millions in terms of access to food and health, human rights chief says.

US sanctions on Venezuela could exacerbate crisis, UN warns