Posts Tagged ‘Venezuela’

Venezuela’s Guaido in Colombia to meet with Pompeo

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido surfaced in Colombia on Sunday to meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, as his power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro entered a challenging new phase. “Already in #Colombia,” the Venezuelan National Assembly leader wrote on Twitter, thanking Colombian President Ivan Duque for his “support for the struggle.” The […]

U.S. ready to target countries supporting Venezuela’s Maduro

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 7, 2019
U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sharp escalation of U.S. pressure on the leftist leader. Bolton, addressing a summit on Venezuela in the Peruvian capital Lima, emphasized that tougher international action was needed to […]

BREAKING| Donald Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in US

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 6, 2019
President Donald Trump on Monday ordered a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States and barred transactions with its authorities, in Washington’s latest move against President Nicolas Maduro. Mr Trump took the step “in light of the continued usurpation of power by Nicolas Maduro and persons affiliated with him, as well as […]