Under Maduro, nearly all Venezuelans live in poverty

The illegitimate regime of Nicolás Maduro has thrust 96 percent of Venezuelans into poverty, a new study found. The 2019–2020 National Survey of Living Conditions (ENCOVI, for Encuesta Nacional de Condiciones de Vida) — published by researchers at Andrés Bello Catholic University in Caracas — shows that poverty levels in Venezuela spiked during 2019, officially ...
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The Path to Democracy in Venezuela

Venezuela is at a crossroads. The country has been on a path to authoritarianism since Nicolás Maduro took power in 2013. Since then, he has led Venezuela down a road of economic and democratic destitution. Interim President Juan Guaidó is offering Venezuela a new path, one that leads the country back to democracy and prosperity. ...
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U.S. sanctions on Venezuela explained

Since 2017, the U.S. has sanctioned people, businesses, and oil entities associated with the former Maduro regime, both inside and outside of Venezuela. Why are sanctions necessary and who actually feels their impact? U.S. sanctions are designed to ensure that Maduro and his cronies don’t profit from illegal gold mining, state-operated oil operations, or other ...
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The United States Supports the Venezuelan People with Humanitarian Assistance – Fact Sheet

RECOGNIZING THE REGIONAL HUMANITARIAN CRISIS: Former President Nicolas Maduro's systematic economic mismanagement, corruption, and violent oppression have caused severe shortages of food and medicine and needless human suffering, resulting in an exodus of millions of Venezuelans to neighboring countries.
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United States Is Ready To Provide Urgent Humanitarian Aid to the People of Venezuela

Today, Secretary of State Pompeo announced that the United States is ready to provide more than $20 million in initial humanitarian assistance to the people of Venezuela as they struggle to cope with severe food and medicine shortages and the other dire impacts of their country’s political and economic crisis caused by the illegitimate Maduro ...
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