Venezuelan opponents of Maduro, and those in Washington who’ve tried to overthrow him, may be gleeful about the demise of his buddy Morales. But Maduro’s army is still with him.
Many Venezuelans see the ‘colectivos’ as nothing more than regime thugs terrorizing the public. In an exclusive interview, one of their leaders presents a different picture.
Trump's policy is not just to recognize an “interim” president, but to threaten military action against Maduro and impose sanctions that will leave the U.S. owning the starvation.
Endorsing the young parliamentarian who just declared himself president is one thing. Getting rid of Nicolás Maduro is quite another.
The Castros claimed Cuba was never into drug smuggling, then they said it quit. But their own operations were nothing compared to the ones they helped facilitate in Venezuela.
Amid the country’s worst ever humanitarian crisis, demonstrators are being run over, masked paramilitaries are surrounding homes, and the president is angling for a new constitution.
Long before the diplomatic breakthrough between Cuba and the US, Raul Castro was making his country much more Western-friendly than it had been under his brother.