Bolivarian National Guards keep anti-government protesters from reaching the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, July 6, 2017. Opposition protests demanding new elections and decrying triple-digit inflation, food shortages and worsening crime continue as President Nicolas Maduro pushes forward with his plan to draft a new constitution.
Bolivarian National Guards keep anti-government protesters from reaching the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, July 6, 2017. Opposition protests demanding new elections and decrying triple-digit inflation, food shortages and worsening crime continue as President Nicolas Maduro pushes forward with his plan to draft a new constitution. Fernando Llano AP
Bolivarian National Guards keep anti-government protesters from reaching the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, July 6, 2017. Opposition protests demanding new elections and decrying triple-digit inflation, food shortages and worsening crime continue as President Nicolas Maduro pushes forward with his plan to draft a new constitution. 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."