U.S. Sanctions Five Venezuela Citizens

Venezuela flagWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States issued sanctions on Tuesday against five citizens of Venezuela, according to the Treasury Department website, increasing pressure on the government of socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

Top Venezuela Envoy: More Sanctions Coming to Squeeze Maduro Regime

Despite setbacks, frustration, Trump administration's Venezuela policy is making progress

Venezuelan President Nicolas MaduroThe Trump administration is readying several new salvos of sanctions on Venezuela and its regional enablers as top U.S. officials work on a range of fronts to topple the regime of Nicolás Maduro, according to the U.S. special representative for Venezuela, who told the Washington Free Beacon that despite frustrations and setbacks, the United States remains steadfast in its support of exiled opposition leader Juan Guaidó.

U.S. Targets Three People, 16 Groups in New Venezuela Sanctions

Venezuela's President Nicolas MaduroWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday on three people and 16 groups it says helped Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his government profit from food aid in the economically struggling country, the Treasury Department said.

U.S. Sanctions Target Food Subsidy Scam in Venezuela

Nicholas MaduroWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 10 people and 13 groups in a food subsidy scheme that lined the pockets of leader Nicolas Maduro, his stepsons and others while ordinary Venezuelans suffer food shortages, the U.S. Treasury said.

San Juan Mayor Refuses to Criticize Cuban and Venezuelan Regimes

Says Puerto Rico endures captivity 'on a daily basis as a colony of the United States'

In an interview with Univision, Carmen Yulín Cruz, mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2020 candidate for Puerto Rican governor, and co-chair of Senator Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign, had harsh words for the United States government but declined to condemn Cuba or Venezuela for their wrongdoings.