News & Events

U.S. Support to Venezuela

Supporting the Venezuelan People  (January 9, 2020) Public Designation of Leopoldo Cintra Frias Due to Involvement in Gross Violations of Human Rights  (January 2, 2020) FAA Announces Safety Rating for Venezuela  (December 13, 2019) Treasury Takes Steps to Harmonize International Sanctions Efforts Against Venezuelan Officials  (November 5, 2019) USAID and The Inter-American Development Bank launch $13.5 Million innovation challenge for Venezuelans across Latin America and The Caribbean  (October 21, 2019) Statement by U.S. Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Kelly Craft  (October 17, 2019) USAID Administrator Mark Green whit Venezuelan Ambassador to the U.S. Carlos Vecchio on Milestone Bilateral Development Agreement  (October 8, 2019) Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Threaten Venezuela’s Democratic Institutions  (September 25, 2019) Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding a Democratic Transition in Venezuela  (September 25, 2019) USAID announces $52 millions in development assistance for programs inside Venezuela  (September 24, 2019) Treasury Further Targets Entities and Vessels Moving Venezuelan Oil to Cuba  (September 24, 2019) Suspension of Talks Between Venezuela’s Interim Government and the Former Maduro Regime  (September 17, 2019) United States Takes Action on Vast Corruption Network in Venezuela  (September 17, 2019) The United States Joins the Interim Government of Venezuela and Other Countries in Invoking the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance  (September 11, 2019) STATEMENT: United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Venezuelan Regional Crisis  (September 4, 2019) Creation of the Venezuela Affairs Unit  (August 28, 2019) The United States Imposes Maximum Pressure on Former Maduro Regime  (August 6, 2019) Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding an Executive Order “Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela”  (August 6, 2019) President Donald J. Trump is Cutting Off the Financial Resources of Maduro and His Cronies  (August ...
Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens Interested in Departing Venezuela

Location: Venezuela Event: COVID 19 in Venezuela We continue to explore all options to address the current travel disruptions and assist U.S. citizens in Venezuela. U.S. citizens in Venezuela who wish to depart should remain vigilant of changes in commercial flight availability, but should also be prepared to stay in place during the cessation of ...
Read More»

The United States Proposes a Framework for a Peaceful Democratic Transition in Venezuela

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 31, 2020 On March 31, the United States proposed a pathway to resolving Venezuela’s crisis by means of a peaceful, democratic transition.  This framework calls for the establishment of broadly acceptable transitional government to administer free and fair presidential elections and a pathway to lifting Venezuela-related U.S. sanctions.  It builds on the ...
Read More»

Citizens: Commercial Flight Departing Caracas Tuesday, March 31

Location:  Venezuela   Event:  Commercial Flight Departing Caracas Tuesday, March 31     The Venezuela Affairs Unit (VAU) understands that there is one commercial flight available departing Caracas to Toluca, México at 1pm today, March 31. This is a commercial flight operated by Conviasa and all arrangements are the responsibility of the individual traveler. US citizens taking this ...
Read More»

Alert: COVID 19 Information

                     Location: Venezuela                      Event: COVID 19 in Venezuela Country-Specific Information: On March 11, 2019, the U.S. Department of State announced the withdrawal of diplomatic personnel from U.S. Embassy Caracas. All consular services, routine, and emergency, are ...
Read More»