Republican U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart’s wife, Tia Diaz-Balart, posted a list of “best places to visit in Venezuela” on the website of a company founded to create “custom-tailored dream vacations” for clients and groups. Mario Diaz-Balart is one of Venezuela’s biggest critics in Congress.
Donald Trump Jr. posted a video on Instagram Thursday night that showed him being served steak by Nusret Gökçe, a Turkish chef known as Salt Bae, whose restaurant has seen protests because he served Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro.
The resignation of Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who placed Latin America at the center of her agenda, raised concerns among supporters over the future of U.S. diplomacy in the region.
Vice President Mike Pence accused China of seeking to undermine the Trump administration and dividing the United States from its allies. He said doubters need to look no further to the influence they have across the hemisphere, particularly in Latin America.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro claimed that his visit to the United Nations last week was a huge success but his neighbors accused him of human rights violations and President Trump didn’t meet with him.
In South America, cities are straining under one of the largest migratory waves in the region’s history. The United Nations says millions of Venezuelans are now living abroad, many of them going to Colombia.
A letter sent to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and others said the regime of President Nicolás Maduro has associated with organizations such as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, and Hezbollah.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro used one of the world’s most prominent podiums to accuse the U.S. and its allies of trying to assassinate him to end his ‘socialist revolution’ and seize Venezuela’s oil and mineral wealth.
Left outside: journalists for el Nuevo Herald/Miami Herald, Telemundo51 TV channel, OnCuba digital publication, Spanish news agency EFE and a team of freelancers for The New York Times. All had been accredited by IFCO.
Colombian President Iván Duque called on the world to take decisive action to end the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, saying “the end of the dictatorship, the return of democracy and outright freedom is the only possible path.”
Speaking at the United Nations ahead of the General Assembly on September 26, 218, President Trump said all U.S. options are on the table to help end the political, economic and humanitarian chaos in Venezuela.
At a press conference following President Donald Trump’s remarks at the United Nations General Assembly he said many Venezuelans “live in the Doral area of Miami. We are going to take care of those people.”