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Venezuela: The Longer View

Venezuela: The Longer View
Venezuelan opposition activists carry out a peaceful demonstration to remember the opppositionists jailed and the victims of past protests, in Caracas on August 30, 2017. The widespread rights abuses committed against protesters in Venezuela has left democracy ‘barely alive’, the UN said...

This Anti-Government Protestor In Venezuela Stands Stark Naked

This Anti-Government Protestor In Venezuela Stands Stark Naked
Naked Venezuelan Protester. (Photo credit: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 9, 2017: An anti-government activist took a different stand against Venezuelan security forces Tuesday. He simply took his clothes off. The unidentified man is among the latest naked...

Who Cries for Venezuela?

Who Cries for Venezuela?
Published on Aug 02 2017 // Blogs, United States, Venezuela
By Ambassador Curtis A. Ward The Ward Post News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 3, 2017: I have been pressed by my own inner thoughts and by several individuals to express my views on the situation in Venezuela, including on the responses of Caribbean governments to this crisis. I am compelled...

This South American Nation Decrees A Ban On Protests

This South American Nation Decrees A Ban On Protests
A masked anti-government activist stands amid a blocked street during clashes in Caracas on July 27, 2017 on the second day of a 48-hour general strike called by the opposition. Venezuela’s opposition called for a nationwide protest on Friday in outright defiance of a new government ban on demonstrations...

Venezuelan Police Shoot Tear Gas Into Shopping Mall

Venezuelan Police Shoot Tear Gas Into Shopping Mall
Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 7, 2017: Dozens of people in a shopping mall in Venezuela Thursday, July 6, 2017, were affected after Venezuelan police shot tear gas into the mall. The move was against opposition demonstrators who took cover inside the premises...

OAS Secretary General Offers Resignation Over Venezuela But Sets High Bar

OAS Secretary General Offers Resignation Over Venezuela But Sets High Bar
Published on Jun 25 2017 // Blogs, Top Stories, United States, Venezuela
OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro By Amb Curtis Ward The Ward Post News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 26, 2017: In a dramatic “in your face” challenge to supporters of the Nicolás Madura government and the status quo in Venezuela, OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro offered to resign in...

Week In Pictures – Protests In Venezuela Continue

Week In Pictures – Protests In Venezuela Continue
Published on Jun 22 2017 // Features, In Photos, News, Sidebar Photoblog, Venezuela
An injured demonstrator (R) is assisted by medics as opposition activists and riot police clash during an anti-government protest in Caracas, on June 22, 2017. (Photo credit: FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY,  Fri. June 23, 2017: Protests continued across Venezuela this week,...

Caribbean Governments Slammed On Twitter For Venezuela Govt. Support At OAS

Caribbean Governments Slammed On Twitter For Venezuela Govt. Support At OAS
This image from Venezuela En Cola on Twitter sums up the feelings of many Venezuelans on the Caribbean support of the Nicholas Maduro government of Venezuela at the OAS. (Twitter image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 22, 2017: The Venezuelan Nicholas Maduro government may...

Meet The Victims Of The Venezuela Protest

Meet The Victims Of The Venezuela Protest
An injured opposition activist is assisted after clashes with riot police at the Central University of Venezuela during a protest against the government of Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on May 4, 2017. (Photo credit: FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Contributor News Americas, CARACAS, Venezuela, Fri....

Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos

Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos
Venezuelan opposition activist is arrested by National Guard during a highway takeover in Caracas, on April 26, 2017. Thousands of people continue to protest in the streets of Caracas while Venezuela withdraws from the OAS in the midst of one of the greatest governance crisis in history. (Photo by Carlos...