Cuba

US sanctions Cuba's Castro for supporting Venezuela's Maduro

The sanctions block Raul Castro and his immediate family from entering the United States, Pompeo says.

US sanctions Cuba's Castro for supporting Venezuela's Maduro

AJ Impact

EU to hit seven Venezuelan officials with sanctions for torture

The move is the first time in almost a year that the EU has widened its travel bans and asset freezes on Maduro allies.

EU to hit seven Venezuelan officials with sanctions for torture

Venezuela

Skipping UNGA, Putin and Maduro hold talks in Russia

Venezuelan president heads to Moscow for talks with Russian counterpart, a key ally in his country's political crisis.

Skipping UNGA, Putin and Maduro hold talks in Russia

AJ Impact

New round of US sanctions targets Venezuelan oil shipped to Cuba

US Treasury says Cuba-based entities are circumventing sanctions on Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA.

New round of US sanctions targets Venezuelan oil shipped to Cuba

Latin America

Venezuela pro-government legislators return to congress: Maduro

Legislators back in National Assembly after two years following pact between Maduro and opposition faction.

Venezuela pro-government legislators return to congress: Maduro

AJ Impact

US, other regional powers to discuss Venezuela on UNGA sidelines

Venezuelan opposition diplomat says US attendance is a 'clear sign' that more pressure will be heaped on Nicolas Maduro.

US, other regional powers to discuss Venezuela on UNGA sidelines

AJ Impact

Venezuelans in Argentina: From one economic crisis to another

Some Venezuelans in Argentina make a living by taking advantage of a hi-tech, low-skill, but insecure employment niche.

Venezuelans in Argentina: From one economic crisis to another

Latin America

Venezuela releases key opposition leader from jail

Zambrano was arrested in May for supporting a failed uprising led by opposition leader Juan Guaido on April 30.

Venezuela's key opposition leader Edgar Zambrano released

Latin America

Venezuela opposition: Norway-mediated talks with Maduro are over

Opposition leader Juan Guaido calls effort 'finished', more than a month after Nicolas Maduro broke off the dialogue.

Venezuela opposition: Norway-mediated talks with Maduro are over

AJ IMPACT

The rise and fall of Venezuela's ultimate oil city

The Take explores how Venezuela's economic potential has failed to materialise.

The rise and fall of Venezuela's ultimate oil city

Latin America

Venezuela holds 'anti-invasion' drills at border

Some say more money should be spent on food than missiles, but Maduro insists drills are needed to defend country.

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