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She Was Duped and Shipped to a Brothel at 16. Then the Boat Sank.

CHAGUARAMAS, Trinidad and Tobago — She slipped out of the house around dusk, without telling her…

A Fuel Shortage Is Crippling Agriculture in Venezuela

PUEBLO LLANO, Venezuela — In Venezuela, where hunger is rampant, a farmer recently had to abandon…

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says

GENEVA — Venezuelan special forces have carried out thousands of extrajudicial killings in the past 18…

Venezuelan Navy Captain Accused of Rebellion Dies After Signs of Torture

CARACAS — A Venezuelan Navy captain accused by the government of plotting a rebellion has died…

A Rush to the Street as Protesters Worldwide See Democracies Backsliding

It seems that 2019 might be the year of the protest. In Prague last week, Czechs…

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia

MOSCOW — In his toughest moments, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has turned to Russia for support.…

Venezuelan Government and Opposition End Talks With No Deal

Venezuela’s government and the opposition ended a round of negotiations on Wednesday night with no agreement,…

Deflated, Venezuela’s Opposition Considers Negotiating With Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela — It was a daring gambit: Juan Guaidó, Venezuela’s opposition leader, stood by a…

Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela — When an image of the young Venezuelan girl first began to circulate last…

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…