Venezuela has 5,000 Russian surface-to-air MANPADS missiles, document shows

May 22, 2017

Venezuela has 5,000 Russian surface-to-air MANPADS missiles, document shows

Venezuela possesses 5,000 Russian-made surface-to-air weapons, according to a military document, the largest known stockpile in Latin America and a source of concern for U.S. officials amid the country’s mounting turmoil. Venezuela’s socialist government has long used the threat of an “imperialist” invasion by ...

Up to 200,000 protesters march against Venezuela's Maduro

/ May 21, 2017

Up to 200,000 protesters march against Venezuela's Maduro

More than 200,000 protesters took to the streets of Venezuela on Saturday, day 50 of an angry and sometimes deadly showdown with the unpopular President Nicolas Maduro. As with many of the previous marches in the crisis-hit country, police fired tear gas at protesters ...