Venezuela

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.

Moscow Sends Warships to Havana in Message to US

Russian transport brings additional troops to Venezuela

Russia has dispatched several warships, including one of its newer missile frigates, to Cuba in a bid to bolster the floundering regime of Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro, according to a senior administration official.

Pompeo Monitoring Drug War in China, Latin America

Secretary of State reviews progress, challenges in drug war at Senate hearing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the United States is making progress in an increasingly global drug war, although Chinese drug gangs and the "Maduro mafia" are posing major barriers to success.

U.N.: Four Million Venezuelans Have Fled Crisis

FILE PHOTO: A Venezuelan migrant child carries a broom and a bucket while he walks in a camp run by the UN refugee agency UNHCR in MaicaoGENEVA (Reuters) - Four million Venezuelan refugees and migrants have fled an economic and political crisis in their homeland, all but 700,000 of them since the end of 2015, U.N. aid agencies said on Friday.

A Socialism Success Story

Gun violence falls in Venezuela due to rising cost of bullets

Socialism gets a bad wrap for the havoc it has wreaked across the globe. Maybe that's due to the fact that we only hear about the failures of socialism, and turn a blind eye to evidence of its success.