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May 1, 2019...Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart asserted Tuesday that Russia might already have nuclear missiles stationed in Venezuela as that country’s political turmoil continues to churn in the wake of a disputed presidential election.
Mar 19, 2019...President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he may impose new strict sanctions on Venezuela in another attempt to force President Nićolas Maduro from office.
Jan 30, 2019...President Donald Trump Wednesday morning spoke by phone with Juan Guaidó, whom he has recognized as Venezuela’s interim president, amid violence and political unrest there.
May 29, 2018...Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker urged U.S. officials to reignite a dialogue with Venezuelan leaders and diplomats, days after the Tennessee Republican negotiated the release of an American who’d been imprisoned in the country’s capital city for years.
May 21, 2018...President Donald Trump has ordered new economic actions aimed at preventing the Venezuelan government from selling off state assets, with senior administration officials charging it with “starving” its people via a “smash-and-grab” operation.
Apr 9, 2018...Rep. Pete Sessions is facing questions about a previously undisclosed trip the Texas Republican took to Venezuela last week that his office is calling a peace mission.
Aug 25, 2017...President Donald Trump on Friday slapped new sanctions on what the White House referred to as the “Maduro dictatorship” in Venezuela, despite recently warning he might utilize the U.S. military.
Aug 15, 2017...Vice President Mike Pence continued his attempts to cool fears in South America that President Donald Trump will plunge the U.S. military into Venezuela’s ongoing political unrest.
Sep 10, 2019...Faced with hyperinflation and borders closed to humanitarian aid, Venezuelans are turning to cryptocurrency as a workaround of government control of money. Aid providers say digital currencies are becoming an important route to bypassing corruption or repressive regimes.