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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests and Marches Scheduled from May 20 to 22

The Embassy has received reports of various rallies and activities that are expected to take place in Caracas and throughout the country this weekend, including an opposition-aligned demonstration slated to take place on Saturday morning, May 20, a march featuring “deputies” and “popular sectors” on Sunday, May 21, and a healthcare-focused march on Monday, May ... Read More»

Ambassador Nikki Haley Requests UN Security Council Meeting on Venezuela

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Office of Press and Public Diplomacy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE At the request of the United States, the UN Security Council will meet this afternoon at 12:30 PM on the situation in Venezuela. This will be a closed, informal meeting of the Council. Below is a quote attributable to ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests and Marches Scheduled from May 16 to 20

The Embassy has received reports of various rallies and activities that are expected to take place in Caracas and throughout the country this week, including a gathering from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, May 17 and an opposition-aligned demonstration slated to take place on Saturday, May 20. Specific gathering points and routes are unclear at ... Read More»

Remarks on Venezuela by Francisco Palmieri, Acting Assistant Secretary (Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs)

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Council of the Americas Conference: Americas Outlook May 9, 2017 Let me turn now to Venezuela, which is experiencing a political and economic crisis. The people of Venezuela are suffering due to their government’s authoritarian repression and poor economic management Three-quarters of Venezuelans have lost weight in the past year because ... Read More»