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Venezuela’s Collapse Is the Worst Outside of War in Decades, Economists Say

MARACAIBO, Venezuela — Zimbabwe’s collapse under Robert Mugabe. The fall of the Soviet Union. Cuba’s disastrous…

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends

WASHINGTON — Two Venezuelan diplomats on Thursday effectively ended a singular standoff that has been simmering…

News Analysis: Trump Said He Would Tame Rogue Nations. Now They Are Challenging Him.

WASHINGTON — Three nations that have long defined themselves as bitter adversaries of the United States…

Cuba Rations Staple Foods and Soap in Face of Economic Crisis

HAVANA — The Cuban government has begun widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and…

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained, Guaidó Says

The vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly was detained by intelligence officers in the capital…

News Analysis: With Mix of Threats and Blandishments, Trump Bandies Policy of Regime Change

WASHINGTON — Shortly before he was sworn in as president, Donald J. Trump vowed that the…

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration would consider lifting sanctions on Venezuelan officials who abandoned the government…

7 Venezuelan Military Officers Die in Helicopter Crash

CARACAS, Venezuela — Seven Venezuelan military officers were killed on Saturday when their helicopter crashed while…

Five Things You Need to Know to Understand Venezuela’s Crisis

A slow-simmering political crisis that has gripped Venezuela for months appeared to be coming to a…

The Interpreter: What Makes a Coup Succeed? Confidence, Consensus and a Sense of Inevitability

To understand what makes a coup succeed, as recently happened in Sudan and Algeria, or fail,…

Maduro Speaks to Troops, Trying to Discredit Guaidó’s Call for Mutiny

Venezuela’s president sought to strengthen his image as the undisputed commander of the armed forces on…

Secret Venezuela Dossier Warns About Maduro Confidant

He is one of the most powerful leaders of the Venezuelan government, a hard-liner who has…

Venezuela on Edge on Day of Rival Maduro Protests

Venezuela braced for rival protests called by the government and its opponents on Wednesday, and the…

Venezuela: What We Know About Juan Guaidó’s ‘Final Phase’

A day after Venezuela’s opposition declared a rebellion against President Nicolás Maduro, nervous uncertainty gripped the…

Trump, Seeking to Put Pressure on Maduro, Threatens a Full Embargo on Cuba

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday accused Cuba of aiding the government of President Nicolás Maduro…