A truck burns in the background as a masked protester eyes a cordon of security forces during clashes in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Security forces used tear gas and water to disperse protesters who were blocking a highway.
A truck burns in the background as a masked protester eyes a cordon of security forces during clashes in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Security forces used tear gas and water to disperse protesters who were blocking a highway. Fernando Llano AP
A truck burns in the background as a masked protester eyes a cordon of security forces during clashes in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Security forces used tear gas and water to disperse protesters who were blocking a highway. 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."