Juan Guaido speaks during a National Assembly session called by opposition lawmakers at Anfiteatro El Hatillo on January 15, 2020 in Caracas, Venezuela. | (Photo by Carolina Cabral/Getty Images)
(CNN) – What becomes of an agent for change who doesn’t change much?
That’s the question dogging Juan Guaido as he embarks on another global tour, an uncomfortable mirror of the near-triumphant voyage he took last February in the weeks after declaring himself the rightful interim president of Venezuela. Verder lezen →
Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane
(CNN) Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Wednesday morning and bring wind, rain and storm surges to the Lesser Antilles and Puerto Rico over the coming week. Verder lezen →
By Nick Paton Walsh, Natalie Gallón and Diana Castrillon
CNN : Corruption in Venezuela has created a cocaine superhighway to the US
Colombia and Honduras (CNN)Cocaine trafficking from Venezuela to the United States is soaring, even as the country collapses. And US and other regional officials say it’s Venezuela’s own military and political elite who are facilitating the passage of drugs in and out of the country on hundreds of tiny, unmarked planes. Verder lezen →
Venezuelan military blocks bridge to keep aid away | CNN
(CNN)As the US continues to work to bolster the administration of self-declared interim Venezuelan President Juan Guaido — including using US military aircraft to deliver humanitarian aid — a senior administration official says the US would be willing to meet with Nicolas Maduro to negotiate his exit. Verder lezen →
Anti-government protesters clash with security forces as they show support for an apparent mutiny by a national guard unit in the Cotiza neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
(CNN)Venezuela faced more turmoil on Monday when a small team of soldiers, claiming to be members of Venezuela’s armed forces, attempted an uprising against the government of President Nicolas Maduro and triggered violent street protests in Caracas. Verder lezen →
(CNN)US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday called the Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro “illegitimate” and said the United States would use diplomatic efforts to try to restore democracy in the economically battered nation. Verder lezen →
Ellis declared a mistrial on the counts where the jury could not reach consensus
(CNN)The verdict sheet from the Paul Manafort trial shows that the jury split 11-to-1 on 10 of the 18 counts. Manafort was convicted on eight counts; Judge T.S. Ellis declared a mistrial on the counts where the jury could not reach consensus. Verder lezen →
By Katelyn Polantz, Dan Berman, Marshall Cohen, Liz Stark, Kara Scannell
Manafort is charged with 18 counts of tax evasion, bank fraud and hiding foreign bank accounts in the first case brought to trial by Mueller as part of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.
Alexandria, Virginia (CNN) – Jurors in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort began a third day of deliberations Monday morning, as the President continues to rail against special counsel Robert Mueller. Verder lezen →
Only 17% of Venezuelans felt safe walking home at night compared to the world average of 68% | CNN
(CNN)Venezuela ranked as the most dangerous country in the world for the second straight year according to a new Gallup survey, falling below conflict-torn nations including Afghanistan and South Sudan in terms of perceptions of security. Verder lezen →
US, France and UK strike Syria’s chemical weapons program
Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons facilities in coordination with France and the United Kingdom in response to a chemical weapons attack last weekend. Verder lezen →
(CNN)A Dutch lawyer tied to former Trump deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates became the first person to be sentenced in Robert Mueller’s investigation when a federal judge sentenced him on Tuesday to spend 30 days in prison and pay a $20,000 fine after he admitted to lying to investigators. Verder lezen →
Ledezma had been under arrest since 2015
Venezuela is facing food and medicine shortages
Marilia Brocchetto, Senior News Editor, International Desk
The mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma, 62, greets followers Friday at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, Colombia, before embarking to Spain after escaping house arrest in the Venezuelan capital.
(CNN) – The former mayor of Caracas — who is a staunch opponent of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro — was welcomed Saturday in Madrid after escaping house arrest. Verder lezen →
(CNN) — Conveniently sitting outside the hurricane belt, just 50 miles east of busy Aruba, laid-back Curaçao boasts vibrant architecture and history, multicultural neighborhoods, white sand beaches and iridescent turquoise Caribbean water. Verder lezen →
By Rafael Romo, Elwyn Lopez, Marilia Brocchetto and Ray Sanchez
Chief prosecutor, a former government loyalist who has become one of president’s leading critics, says police and military to blame for protest deaths
(CNN)Venezuela’s Attorney General Luisa Ortega on Thursday announced charges against the former head of the national guard, accusing him of systematic human rights violations during sometimes deadly anti-government demonstrations. Verder lezen →
Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump’s government moved swiftly Saturday to comply with a federal judge’s order halting his travel ban — even as Trump himself denounced the judge — but readied its legal defense of the controversial executive action. Verder lezen →
Washington (CNN)The rapid halting of President Donald Trump’s immigration order has given him his first exposure to the limits on his presidential power, a sharp awakening for a real estate mogul accustomed to the wide unilateral prerogative of a chief executive. Verder lezen →
By Ariane de Vogue, Eli Watkins and Alanne Orjoux, CNN
“It’s working out very nicely,” Trump told reporters.
(CNN)The US Department of Homeland Security said on Sunday it will comply with judicial orders not to deport detained travelers affected by President Donald Trump’s seismic move to ban more than 130 million people from entering the United States. Verder lezen →
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