Venezuela’s opposition leader briefly arrested by country’s intelligence authorities

Just days after the widespread rejection of last week’s re-inauguration of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, incidents over the weekend have served as a reminder of the consequences of speaking out against his regime. Whilst on his way to a political rally yesterday, January 13, footage released on social media shows Juan Guaidó, leader of Venezuela’s National

Countries begin announcing measures against Venezuelan government

Just yesterday, Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for his second term as the President of Venezuela. Despite a week of controversy, and a number of countries outright rejecting his ascent to power, he is in place to lead for another six years. Yesterday, the Argentine government released an official statement explaining the steps they would be taking

Latin American leaders call on Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro not to take office

Thousands of Venezuelans continue to pour out of their country and into neighboring states such as Colombia and Brazil in a bid to escape skyrocketing levels of violence, inflation and poverty. Dogged by hyperinflation that has seen Venezuela’s currency drop in value by 99.9%, a government refusing to provide citizens with the passports they need