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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

Latin America

Juan Guaido supports US sanctions against Venezuela government

'The problems we face today are not the sanctions, it's the dictatorship,' opposition leader Guaido says in an interview.

Latin America

Venezuela's Maduro halts talks with opposition after US sanctions

Negotiations scheduled in Barbados on Thursday and Friday shelved as Caracas blames US president for latest impasse.

Venezuela's Maduro halts talks with opposition after US sanctions

AJ Impact

China to bail out Venezuela's refineries in exchange for oil

If Venezuela's fuel production is restored quickly enough, the US economic blockade could be weakened.

 China to bail out Venezuela's refineries in exchange for oil

Reporter's Notebook

US sanctions on Venezuela to add to people's woes

Analysts say crippling sanctions will only make people poorer and more dependent on the Venezuelan government.

US sanctions on Venezuela likely to add to people's woes

US & Canada

Trump imposes economic embargo against Venezuela

First-ever expanded sanctions against a western hemisphere government in over 30 years similar to those faced by Cuba.

Trump imposes economic embargo against Venezuela