Trump says he's looking at protections for Venezuelans in U.S.

World / Social Issues Jun 12, 2019

Trump says he's looking at protections for Venezuelans in U.S.

President Donald Trump says his administration is considering granting Temporary Protected Status to thousands of Venezuelans who have fled to the United States amid ongoing unrest. The once-wealthy oil nation is now facing severe shortages of basic goods and hyperinflation. Trump says the situation in ...

Putin says Russia hasn't meddled in U.S. vote and never will

World / Politics Jun 7, 2019

Putin says Russia hasn't meddled in U.S. vote and never will

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday reaffirmed his staunch denial that his government meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, adding that Moscow has no intention of interfering in any future votes, either. Speaking in response to a question from The Associated Press during a ...

Canada suspends operations at embassy in Venezuela amid turmoil

World Jun 3, 2019

Canada suspends operations at embassy in Venezuela amid turmoil

Canada suspended operations at its embassy in Venezuela on Sunday, saying the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro would not renew visas for its diplomats. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement that Canada had no choice. "The regime has taken steps to limit the ...

Venezuela's Guaido says Norway mediation talks will continue

World / Politics May 30, 2019

Venezuela's Guaido says Norway mediation talks will continue

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido said that talks hosted by Norway between his delegation and that of President Nicolas Maduro would continue despite Wednesday's discussions ending "without agreement." "We thank the Norwegian government for its desire to contribute to a solution to the chaos our ...

Daily hell for squatters in poorest areas of Caracas

World / Social Issues May 29, 2019

Daily hell for squatters in poorest areas of Caracas

Erick Hurtado wants to escape the abandoned Caracas building that has been his home for eight years, but despite his daily nightmare, he prefers to wait there for the abode promised to him by Venezuela's embattled government. That's the dream shared by 120 people living ...

Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks

World / Politics May 26, 2019

Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks

Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have returned to Norway for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country, the Norwegian government said Saturday. Norway said it will facilitate discussions next week in Oslo, in an indication that ...