Tag Archives: Nicolas Maduro


Cuba’s Castro, family banned from entering US for supporting Venezuel...

09 September, 2019 4:03 am 4:03 am

NEW YORK – The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on Cuba’s Raul Castro, along with his children, as it continues to pressure its long-time foe for supporting the government of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela. “As First Secretary of Cuba’s Armed Forces, Castro is responsible for Cuba’s actions to prop up the former Maduro regime in Venezuela through … Read More

Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, Russian hardware, elections

As West turns on him, Venezuela’s Maduro flexes military muscle

01 January, 2019 3:21 pm 3:21 pm

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the army’s Russian hardware on Sunday, with anti-aircraft flak and tank rounds pounding a hillside to show military force and loyalty in the face of an international ultimatum for new elections. Maduro, 56, is confronting an unprecedented challenge to his authority after opposition leader … Read More

Foreign leaders, including Maduro, to attend Mexican inauguration

10 October, 2018 9:19 am 9:19 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – At least 15 heads of state will attend the December presidential inauguration of Mexico’s Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, including fellow leftist Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela, the president-elect’s pick to be foreign minister said . Among the confirmed presidents who will attend are fellow leftists like Maduro and Bolivia’s Evo Morales, but … Read More

Classrooms near empty as school starts in crisis-stricken Venezuela

09 September, 2018 9:27 am 9:27 am

CAUCAGUA (Reuters) – Venezuela’s school year began with few students arriving in classrooms amid a crippling economic crisis that has left many families unable to afford supplies or provide their children with enough food to focus on schoolwork. The OPEC member is collapsing under low oil prices and an unraveling socialist economic system, leaving millions … Read More

Spanish prime minister promises to back dialogue in Venezuela

08 August, 2018 9:23 am 9:23 am

LIMA (Reuters) – Pedro Sanchez, speaking on his first tour of Latin America since becoming Spain’s prime minister in June, promised to support any effort to use dialogue in Venezuela to end an economic and political crisis that he said had deeply worried him. Sanchez kicked off his four-nation Latin American trip on Monday in … Read More