Crisis

U.S. Threatens Supporters of Venezuela's Maduro

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro "is leaving" even as supporters such as China, Cuba, Iran and Russia continue to back him.

Bernie Sanders: Sacklers' Greed 'Killing Americans'

The Sackler family's Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, has settled a case brought by Oklahoma for $270 million but is facing 1,600 lawsuits and criticism from public figures like Sanders.

Mike Pence Warns 'Swift Response,' Venezuela VP Reacts

Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. would not tolerate "any threats, violence or intimidation" against opposition leader Juan Guaidó, but his Venezuelan counterpart railed against Western intervention.

Venezuelan Migrant Explains Fleeing Crisis

"We had to be in lines every day, and there was less and less food until there was nothing," said Venezuelan Ana Carina Palacio, who entered legally into Colombia in 2018 with her young son.

China Praises Venezuela, Joins Russia Against U.S.

China said that "the Venezuelan government has maintained calmness and restraint and has spared no effort to maintain domestic peace and stability and to effectively avoid large-scale bloody conflicts."

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