Trump Bars Venezuelan Officials from Visiting U.S.; Increases Aid to Country; Reinforces Support for Guaido

On Wednesday, President Trump “reinforced his support for Venezuelan opposition politician Juan Guaido” while “praising Latin American leaders who back him, boosting aid funding and barring members of President Nicolas Maduro’s government from entering the United States.” Meeting with world leaders on the “sidelines of the annual United Nations gathering of world leaders, Trump told […]

Venezuela to Investigate Guaido Over Alleged Ties to Colombian Drug Traffickers After Interior Minister Posted Photos on State TV; Guaido Denies Allegations

Juan Guaido will be investigated by Venezuela’s state prosecutor’s office “after the interior minister presented photos on state television showing the opposition leader in the company of two suspected members of a Colombian drug-trafficking group.” On Friday, Guaido downplayed the incident. He “said the two men had asked to take a photo with him when […]