Antigua PM Wants Caribbean Leaders to Approach Venezuela to Deal With High Energy Prices

Antigua PM Wants Caribbean Leaders to Approach Venezuela to Deal With High Energy Prices

By Santana Salmon, Caribbean National Weekly Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, criticizing the trade embargo placed on Venezuela by the United States, is calling on Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders to approach Caracas for assistance in dealing with the rising costs of energy products. Browne said the sanctions by Washington against the South American […]

What to Know About the Venezuela Negotiations in Mexico City

What to Know About the Venezuela Negotiations in Mexico City

Caracas. February 1, 2017. President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro (center) with First Lady Cilia Flores (left) and Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López (right), in a militar parade. (Shutterstock) By Kristen Martinez-Gugerli, Venezuela Blog On Saturday, March 5, a high-level delegation of U.S. officials including presidential advisor Juan Gonzalez, U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela Jimmy Story, and […]

New Designation Allows Eligible Venezuelans to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents

New Designation Allows Eligible Venezuelans to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents

Girl sings the national anthem at rally in support of Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido. – Caracas, Miranda/Venezuela – January 23rd, 2019 (Shutterstock) WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas is designating Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, until September 2022. This new designation of TPS for Venezuela enables Venezuelan nationals […]

Venezuela crisis: Fleeing migrants found drowned

Venezuela crisis: Fleeing migrants found drowned

Due to the sharp political situation, thousands of Venezuelans are fleeing their homeland to Brazil. Here, next to the bus station in Manaus, hundreds of Venezuelans in camp. – Manaus, January 22, 2019 (Shutterstock) By BBC The bodies of 14 migrants have been found over the past two days off the Venezuelan coast. They are […]

Trump Won Florida After Running a False Ad Tying Biden to Venezuelan Socialists

A Trump video targeting Florida’s growing Venezuelan American population falsely claimed that Venezuela’s socialist regime wanted Biden to win. But President Nicolás Maduro has said that he opposed both candidates.

Trump Won Florida After Running a False Ad Tying Biden to Venezuelan Socialists

President Donald Trump speaks at Florida International University regarding the ongoing crisis in Venezuela. – Miami, Florida / United States – February 25, 2019 (Shutterstock) By Jeremy B. Merrill for ProPublica, and Ryan McCarthy, ProPublica In Florida, where President Donald Trump gained crucial support among Latino voters, his campaign ran a YouTube ad in Spanish making the […]

UN Urges Caribbean to Show Solidarity Toward Venezuelans as Numbers Fleeing Country Reach 4.5 Million

UN Urges Caribbean to Show Solidarity Toward Venezuelans as Numbers Fleeing Country Reach 4.5 Million

CARACAS, Venezuela, Monday October 28, 2019 – The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), the European Union (EU) and the UN migration agency (IOM) in a joint statement have called for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to show solidarity toward Venezuelans, with around 80 per cent of those who have left, sheltering in the […]

U.S. hands Venezuela’s bank accounts to Guaido

U.S. hands Venezuela’s bank accounts to Guaido

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the press after attending a United Nations Security Council meeting on Venezuela, January 26, 2019 at the United Nations in New York. (Photo: AFP) WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States said that it has handed control of Venezuela’s bank accounts in the United States to Juan Guaido, the […]