OAS General Assembly after two days of debate remains divided on Venezuela

    Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, despite a majority vote to recognize...

A National Guard riot vehicle ran over protesters in Caracas

  Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said on Tuesday that the opposition “seek bloodshed” and made them responsible for “any death that occurs in the streets.” An armored vehicle of the National Guard (GN) of Venezuela...

Maduro on the hunt: Court of Venezuela orders apprehension against Leopoldo Lopez

  Spain's government has confirmed that Lopez is in the Spanish Embassy in Caracas.   The protests against the government have left, until this Thursday, a total of four dead - all by firearms - A Caracas Court...

Venezuela: Juan Guaidó and Leopoldo López appear together with military forces in Caracas

        The president in charge of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, announced from the military air base of La Carlota that since Tuesday, April 30, Operation Libertad began to “cease the usurpation” of Nicolás Maduro's regime. Civilians...

CARICOM releases statement on Venezuelan tensions

BASSETERRE, St Kitts — In a short statement given at the end of the 30th inter-sessional meeting of CARICOM heads of government, the CARICOM Secretariat spoke on the ongoing political tensions in Venezuela and...

Venezuela in conflict of powers: Maduro took office, but Guaidó shows as president while...

Juan Guaidó will use the Constitution to assume as Venezuelan president after declaring Nicolás Maduro's usurpation of the charge. Nicolás Maduro swore in the presidency for the 2019-2015 government period in front of the Supreme...

Pence addresses the Venezuelan people ahead of Wednesday’s protest day

  In a taped video message in English, with a few Spanish words and phrases mixed in, Pence, declared Maduro a “dictator” who has no rightful claim to power   Venezuela’s opposition on Wednesday plans to hold...

Repression in Venezuela left 16 dead, according to the IACHR

  The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) estimated the number of deaths in clashes between protesters and security forces in Venezuela at 16. “The IACHR is closely monitoring the serious acts of violence in Venezuela...

Venezuela edges closer to armed conflict with Guyana over resource-rich territory

By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com   GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana’s minister for foreign affairs, Carl Greenidge, while speaking in parliament on the recent interdiction by the Venezuelan Navy of ExxonMobil vessels doing seismic surveys...

New elections to be held in Guyana as government falls but that may not...

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The government in Guyana suffered an unexpected defeat in parliament on Friday on a motion of no confidence, following the surprise defection of a member of the ruling coalition, which now...