In a widely circulated video, a high ranking military official said he publicly recognized Juan Guaidó, the leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, as the legitimate president of Venezuela. According to Reuters, General Francisco Yánez is a member of the… Read More ›
Crisis in Venezuela
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, issued the following executive order addressing the crisis in Venezuela and applying addition sanctions on the regime of Nicolás Maduro: By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and… Read More ›
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the following remarks about the crisis in Venezuela at a United Nations Security Council on January 26, 2019: Good morning. On behalf of President Trump and the American people I first want… Read More ›
This article was written by João Carlos Jarochinski Silva and Liliana Lyra Jubilut and originally appeared on E-International Relations on July 12, 2018. It is reproduced here under CC BY-NC 4.0. Since 2015, with the deepening of the crisis in Venezuela, and the consequent increase in displacement, with 5000… Read More ›
Venezuela oil production fell last month as global oil prices continue to rise, according to OPEC’s April report. Other nations in the region like Brazil and Guyana are taking advantage of higher energy prices by investing in new offshore production.