Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro wants his own version of Bitcoin, announcing Sunday that his socialist government will create a cryptocurrency.
United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Monday that Venezuela is “an increasingly violent narco-state” and a threat to the world during an informal Security Council meeting boycotted by four countries.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court.
The Venezuelan government on Wednesday urged its citizens to eat rabbits to avoid starvation in the midst of a severe food crisis.
Russia and China have played a major role in keeping the dictatorial Maduro regime in Venezuela afloat, according to expert testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Wednesday.
President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order to impose new financial sanctions on the Venezuelan government, which his administration considers a “dictatorship.”
The Venezuelan foreign minister traveled to Washington and met with a top State Department official in late July, one week before President Nicolas Maduro pressed ahead with an election that dismantled the country’s democracy and cemented his leadership.
The son of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has threatened to take over the White House with rifles.