Venezuela


Citgo Executives Facing Removal Following United States Sanctions on PDVSA

The Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), or Petroleum of Venezuela, is reportedly making moves to replace two of its Directors from its United States Subsidiary Citgo. The State-owned company has made plans to remove Citgo’s Vice President of Refining, Art Klein, along with Vice President of Compliance and Chief Strategy Officer, […]


U.S. Interference Is Only Making Things Worse: Venezuela’s Crisis In The Context Of U.S. Imperialism

Venezuela is in the midst of an economic and political crisis which is being exacerbated by outside actors. Deep corruption and a mismanaged economy have led to a large number of Venezuelans going without food, medicine and other essential goods; many of them are migrating into neighbouring countries to try […]


Maduro Denounces EU Calls For Snap Elections

  Recently, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has refused multiple European countries’ requests to hold early elections. Specifically, Britain, France, Germany, and Spain have threatened to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as president if an election were not announced by Sunday, February 10th. According to the Washington Post, by noon on […]


Political Crisis In Venezuela Deepens

In recent weeks, the political crisis in Venezuela has deepened following a series of events stemming from Maduro’s inauguration in January, and National Assembly President Juan Guaido’s self-declaration as interim president of the country several days later, after many, both in the country and in the international community, refused to […]


Venezuela – On The Cusp Of Freedom Or Civil War?

Following years of hyperinflation, political unrest, and a flat-lining economy, the proclamation on Thursday by Juan Guaidó declaring himself as interim President of Venezuela certainly has brought about national and international hope towards securing a stable and free state Venezuela. In retaliation, President Nicolas Maduro on the 23rd ordered US Embassy […]


Venezuelans Bear The Brunt Of Political Turmoil

Let’s be blunt about it- the situation in Venezuela is dreadful. On January 10, President Nicolás Maduro began his second term following a controversial, widely-disputed election. Last year, Maduro’s campaign survived violent protests across Caracas, nationwide marches led by the opposition, and even a drone assassination attempt, The Guardian reports. […]


Colombia’s ELN Rebels Claim Deadly Police Academy Attack

Last week, the Colombian National Liberation Army (ELN) took responsibility for a car bomb at a local police academy in Bogota. The Colombian Leftist group stated that the attack was a result of the decade-long conflict between them and the government. “It is then very disproportionate that while the government is […]


Nicolás Maduro Sworn In As Venezuelan President For Second Term

President Maduro has been sworn into his second term as President of Venezuela following what many believed to be a rigged election last May. The citizens of Venezuela were angered over the change of election dates from December to May, inhibiting citizens from making it to the polls. There is […]