Anti-government protesters are met with tear gas fired by security forces as they try to march to the Interior Ministry in Caracas on Thursday.
Anti-government protesters are met with tear gas fired by security forces as they try to march to the Interior Ministry in Caracas on Thursday. Fernando Llano AP
Anti-government protesters are met with tear gas fired by security forces as they try to march to the Interior Ministry in Caracas on Thursday. Fernando Llano AP

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  • Trump at UN: We are prepared to take further action if the government of Venezuela persists

    "The Venezuelan people are starving and their country is collapsing," President Donald Trump stated before the United Nations on Sept. 19, 2017. He later called on other countries to do more to address the crisis in Venezuela under the dictatorship of Nicolas Maduro which "has inflicted terrible misery and suffering on the good people of that country."