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El apoyo de Trump al líder opositor de Venezuela alza preguntas sobre presuntos intereses egoístas del país norteamericano

El presidente Donald Trump se dirige a una reunión en la Oficina Oval con el líder opositor venezolano Juan Guaidó en la Casa Blanca.

Hillary Flores, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2020

El presidente Donald Trump anunció su pleno apoyo al líder opositor de Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, durante su discurso del tercer estado de la Unión el 4 de febrero – rechazando la postura política del presidente Nicolás Maduro como presidente de Venezuela. Ahora, con el apoyo de los Estados Unidos, l...

Trump’s support for Venezuela’s opposition leader raises questions of ‘selfish-political interest’

El presidente Donald Trump se dirige a una reunión en la Oficina Oval con el líder opositor venezolano Juan Guaidó en la Casa Blanca.

Hillary Flores, La DePaulia Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2020

President Donald Trump announced his full support toward Venezuela’s opposition leader, Juan Guaido, at his State of the Union Speech on Feb. 4, rejecting President Nicholas Maduro’s political stance as president of Venezuela. Now, with the support from the U.S., Venezuelans have expressed that Trump...

No one-size-fits all experience for Venezuelan immigrants

Women watch mariachis musicians perform during a Mother's Day block party in Caracas, Venezuela, late Sunday, May 19, 2019. Although Mother's Day was officially celebrated the previous weekend, people in the Petare area organized the neighborhood party to celebrate the mothers of their community.

Marin Scott, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2019

As inflation in Venezuela reaches catastrophic heights amid misuse of ample oil reserves in the country, widespread food shortages, economic desperation and a spiraling political crisis, Venezuelans in Chicago are reflecting on what it’s like to leave their home and settle abroad. As of 2017, there we...

Venezuela’s Maduro calls for military unity after clashes

In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, center left, poses for a photo with troops at Fort Tiuna, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, May 2, 2019. Flanked by commanders, Maduro said Thursday that the military must be prepared to combat

Associated Press

May 2, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Flanked by uniformed commanders, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Thursday urged the armed forces to combat "traitors" as he sought to project strength after opposition leader Juan Guaidó called for a military uprising two days earlier. Speaking at Fort Tiuna, a...

Struggle for control of Venezuela returning to the streets

Opposition National Assembly President Juan Guaido, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales and his 20-month-old daughter Miranda, listens to a reporter's question during a news conference outside their apartment, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019.

Scott Smith, Associated Press

February 4, 2019

Momentum is growing for Venezuela's opposition movement led by lawmaker Juan Guaido, who has called supporters back into the streets for nationwide protests Saturday, escalating pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro to step down. A defiant Maduro's socialist government has called on its own...

Venezuelans abroad anxiously watch events unfolding at home

In this Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019  le photo, people gather during a protest against Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro and in support of an opposition leader self-proclaimed as the interim president of the country in Madrid, Spain.

Vincente Marquez, Associated Press

January 28, 2019

When Maria Eugenia Pirona moved from Venezuela to Spain over six months ago she had lost hope that things would get better in her homeland. A lawyer and former civil servant, Pirona had seen her comfortable life ruined by the deepening political and economic strife. Her pension was cut and, ...

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