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 […]

Blackout hell in Caracas: Rubio warns of ‘unprecedented catastrophe’

Blackout hell in Caracas: Rubio warns of ‘unprecedented catastrophe’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 11, 2019 As the blackout that has crippled the capital of socialist Venezuela dragged into its fifth day on March 11, at least 17 people were reported dead as a result of the power outage which has left Caracas without Internet, mobile phones, banks, credit-card machines, or air-conditioning. Pro-Maduro motorcycle gangs, […]

Venezuela’s tears as rogue powers block relief at UN

Venezuela’s tears as rogue powers block relief at UN

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The devastating double veto cast by both Russia and China to derail a U.S Security Council draft resolution providing humanitarian aid for impoverished Venezuelans reflected the latest round in a widening standoff between the socialist Caracas regime and the democratic opposition. And while the international […]

Pence brands Maduro a ‘Cuban puppet’, revokes visas of 77 officials

Pence brands Maduro a ‘Cuban puppet’, revokes visas of 77 officials

by WorldTribune Staff, March 7, 2019 Vice President Mike Pence on March 6 announced the U.S. would revoke the visas of 77 individuals tied to Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro and also called out Cuba for propping up Maduro’s brutal socialist regime. “We will continue to hold the Maduro regime accountable until ‘libertad’ is restored in […]

Courage: Protests erupt in Cuba as freedom fight surges in Venezuela

Courage: Protests erupt in Cuba as freedom fight surges in Venezuela

by WorldTribune Staff, February 25, 2019 President Donald Trump, in a Feb. 18 speech in Miami, said that “The days of socialism and communism are numbered, not only in Venezuela, but in Nicaragua and Cuba as well.” “And right on cue, the dominos started tottering,” Monica Showalter wrote for American Thinker on Feb. 24. Cuban […]

Unreported: President Trump declares ‘twilight hour of socialism’ in speech to Venezuelans

Unreported: President Trump declares ‘twilight hour of socialism’ in speech to Venezuelans

Special to WorldTribune, February 18, 2019 Following are excerpts from the White House transcript of remarks by President Donald Trump at the Florida International University Ocean Bank Convocation Center in Miami on Feb. 18, 2019. Hello, Miami. I am thrilled to be back in the state I love with so many proud, freedom-loving patriots. We’re […]

Lifestyles of socialist Venezuela’s rich and famous

Lifestyles of socialist Venezuela’s rich and famous

by WorldTribune Staff, February 5, 2019 Hugo Chavez, the leader of Venezuela’s socialist revolution, once said that “to be rich is bad.” Last summer, the stepsons of current socialist leader Nicolas Maduro dropped $45,000 on an 18-night stay at the Ritz hotel in Paris. “These rich Chavista kids have also been spotted in the best […]

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