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Are U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Really About Cuba?

Jorge G. Castañeda | Posted 03.27.2015 | World
Jorge G. Castañeda

MEXICO CITY -- For the last 15 years, Venezuela has been mired in crisis, characterized by wasteful government spending, rampant corruption, growing authoritarianism, relentless human rights violations, and now economic collapse. But, beyond the occasional sharp word from the late President Hugo Chávez, the periodic expropriation of a foreign company without adequate compensation, and some minor meddling in the elections of neighboring countries, the crisis barely registered abroad. This is no longer the case.

Roque Planas

South American Governments Slam Obama Over Venezuela Sanctions

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 03.16.2015 | Latino Voices

South America's governments aren’t pleased with the Obama administration’s recent characterization of Venezuela as a “national security threat....

Obama Declares Venezuela A Threat To U.S. National Security

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

(Adds Venezuela cabinet change, decree powers sought) By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) - ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Venezuelan President Says Rubio Is 'Loco'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro did not take kindly to sharp criticism from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) over violent demonstrations be...

Obama Condemns Violence In Ukraine And Venezuela

AP | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. strongly condemns violence taking place in Venezuela and Ukraine. Obama is speaking at a...

Obama: U.S. Monitoring Political Crackdown In Venezuela

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2013 | World

May 3 (Reuters) - The United States is watching "crackdowns on the opposition" in Venezuela, President Barack Obama said in a television interview a...

White House Revokes Venezuela Ambassador's Visa

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration revoked the visa of the Venezuelan ambassador to the United States on Wednesday in a tit-for-tat diplomati...

Obama Defends Venezuela Position At Americas Summit

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Defending his brand of world politics, President Barack Obama said Sunday that he "strengthens our hand" by reaching o...

Lula And Obama Meet On Saturday To Discuss Financial Crisis, Regional Politics

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — His meet and greet with the U.S. president was bumped to Saturday, and when the White House announced his official visit, they ...