As Russia pushes to find new buyers for its oil to skirt ever tougher Western sanctions, it is cutting into the market share of two of its allies — Iran and Venezuela — and setting off a price war that could hurt them all. The competition for sales to AsiaContinue Reading

As Russia pushes to find new buyers for its oil to skirt ever tougher Western sanctions, it is cutting into the market share of two of its allies — Iran and Venezuela — and setting off a price war that could hurt them all. The competition for sales to AsiaContinue Reading

Ms. Valiñas said the panel is continuing to investigate the crimes identified in that report, but added that the second report, which it will present to the Human Rights Council next week, focused on the workings of Venezuela’s judicial system and conducted a detailed analysis of 183 detentions. Venezuelan authoritiesContinue Reading

Thousands of migrants set off from southern Mexico last week in one of the largest caravans seeking to reach the United States in recent years. The mass movement coincided with a recent meeting in Los Angeles, of leaders from the Western Hemisphere, where migration was a key focus. Though migrantContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Tuesday it would slightly loosen the crippling economic sanctions against Venezuela’s government to help restart stagnant talks between President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leaders aimed at easing the country’s political and humanitarian crisis. Senior U.S. officials said resumption of the negotiations were expected toContinue Reading

Messi struggles but Argentina cruise to win over Venezuela. AFP Argentina maintained their unbeaten start to the World Cup qualifying and drove to a 3-1 victory in 10-man Venezuela on Thursday evening. In his first game for his country since joining Paris Saint-Germain, Lionel Messi struggled to give the gameContinue Reading

The mission, however, highlighted several democratic improvements in Sunday’s elections, going as far as to call the country’s electronic vote processing system “reliable.” The United States, which does not recognize Mr. Maduro’s government, called the election deeply flawed, but commended the opposition candidates who decided to participate to keep theContinue Reading

UPATA, Venezuela — His opposition to Venezuela’s authoritarian leader had left him bloodied by government thugs, forced him into hiding in a foreign embassy and pushed him into a nearly two-year exile in Italy, where he sold bread in a train station as he thought of home. Américo De Grazia’sContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — Just months ago, the rocky relationship between the United States and Venezuela seemed to be taking a turn for the better. President Biden had eased a pressure campaign started by the Trump administration, dropping threats of ousting President Nicolás Maduro with military power. New negotiations between Mr. MaduroContinue Reading