Pence warns Venezuela’s Maduro harboring Iran-backed terrorists

Pence warns Venezuela’s Maduro harboring Iran-backed terrorists

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2019 “The Iranian regime has been working with Venezuela’s corrupt dictatorship to establish a safe haven for its terrorist proxies,” U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in a May 7 address to the Council of the Americas. U.S. officials have long contended that Hizbullah, Iran’s terror proxy in Lebanon, has […]

For the record: Timeline of Venezuela’s descent from prosperity to socialist hell

For the record: Timeline of Venezuela’s descent from prosperity to socialist hell

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, May 6, 2019 Two decades after Hugo Chavez vowed to lift up the poor and promised a better future for all, Venezuela’s once prosperous economy is in shambles, citizens pick through garbage looking for scraps of food, vital medicines are in short supply and more than 3 million people have fled […]

CNN’s own columnist edits network on Venezuela as U.S. military prepares for Guaido takeover

CNN’s own columnist edits network on Venezuela as U.S. military prepares for Guaido takeover

by WorldTribune Staff, May 2, 2019 Amid the ongoing battle for control in Venezuela, the U.S. military said it is preparing for Interim President Juan Guaido to assume power while socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro, who says he remains in full control of the military, lashed out at what he called Guaido’s “coup d’etat”” Many U.S. […]

Many in Venezuela now regret ban on private citizen gun ownership

Many in Venezuela now regret ban on private citizen gun ownership

by WorldTribune Staff, May 1, 2019 In June 2012, the regime of socialist dictator Hugo Chavez banned private gun ownership in Venezuela. As the socialist nightmare worsened and descended into full blown chaos under Nicolas Maduro, many Venezuelans say they wished they had guns available to fight back. “Guns would have served as a vital […]

Venezuela’s Guaido to Maduro’s military: Put nation first

Venezuela’s Guaido to Maduro’s military: Put nation first

by WorldTribune Staff, April 30, 2019 Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaido has called on the nation’s armed forces to join with civilians in a final push to topple socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro. Flanked by a few dozen national guardsmen and some armored crowd control vehicles in a three-minute video, Guaido called on the military to […]

Venezuelan ‘boat people’ feared lost at sea

Venezuelan ‘boat people’ feared lost at sea

by WorldTribune Staff, April 25, 2019 More than 20 Venezuelans fleeing the economic and humanitarian disaster in the socialist nation are missing after their boat which was headed for Trinidad and Tobago capsized in rough seas, reports say. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of April 23 as the fishing vessel was reportedly […]

Pence in tense Venezuela showdown at UN: ‘Nicolás Maduro must go’

Pence in tense Venezuela showdown at UN: ‘Nicolás Maduro must go’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Faced with an entrenched dictatorship, challenged by a deepening political crisis, and undermined by an escalating humanitarian catastrophe, Venezuela is careening towards the edge of the cliff. The once-prosperous Latin American country has entered an explosive political limbo which threatens both Venezuela as well as […]

Bolton invokes Monroe Doctrine crisis as Moscow sends troops to Venezuela

Bolton invokes Monroe Doctrine crisis as Moscow sends troops to Venezuela

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders The rogue regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas has raised the ante against the U.S. and most Latin American states which had recognized Juan Guaidó. Guaidó, an opponent. Guaidó constitutionally assumed power under a provision which stipulates the President of the National Assembly takes up presidential […]

Trump to Moscow: ‘Get out’ of Venezuela

Trump to Moscow: ‘Get out’ of Venezuela

by WorldTribune Staff, March 28, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump has called on Russia to remove its troops from Venezuela. A Russian Il-62 passenger jet and an An-124 military cargo plane carrying troops and equipment arrived at the international airport outside Caracas on March 23. “Russia has to get out,” Trump told reporters at the […]

Report: Russian planes carrying troops arrive in Venezuela

Report: Russian planes carrying troops arrive in Venezuela

by WorldTribune Staff, March 25, 2019 Two Russian Air Force planes carrying troops and tons of equipment landed in Venezuela on March 23, reports say. A flight tracking website showed two aircraft left a Russian military base for the Venezuelan capital Caracas on March 22. The arrival of the military jets in Venezuela was confirmed by Javier […]

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