Leaders from several Latin American nations recently came together to call for action against the Maduro regime. During a meeting in New York on Monday, member nations of the so-called ‘Rio Treaty’ voted in favor of placing additional sanctions against the Venezuelan government.
Cuba is suffering a severe fuel shortage amid a sharp decline in oil and gas imports from Venezuela. Long lines have reportedly formed at gas stations across Cuba over the past few days.
The Venezuelan Parliament has reappointed Juan Guaido as interim president of the country. Members of the National Assembly voted Tuesday to extend Guaido’s interim presidency beyond January 5th of 2020.
The European Union is offering support to Columbia as the Latin American country struggles to cope with the influx of migrants fleeing from Venezuela.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced he will not be attending the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly later this month. On Thursday, the embattled leader said the executive vice president and the foreign minister will be sent to New York in his place.
Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo is accusing the Maduro regime of supporting socialist insurgents in his country.
Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is refusing to resume talks with the opposition over an envoy’s remarks regarding an oil-rich part of Guyana.During a meeting on Friday, Maduro said the opposition must reject calls to give up the country’s long-standing claims to the Essequibo region. This comes after Venezuela’s vice president released recordings of Juan Guaido’s envoy Vanessa Neumann, urging the opposition to give up claims.
Venezuela and its economy continue to spiral into greater despair under the Maduro regime. One America’s Neil W. McCabe spoke to the leader of the Venezuelan resistance about the situation there.
The Trump administration may be trying to speed up a transfer of power in Venezuela through back door negotiations. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.