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The Trump administration just made it harder to travel and send money to Cuba

"The Obama administration's policies toward Cuba have enabled the Cuban colonization of Venezuela today."
Venezuela's drug trafficking business is so lucrative that courier planes are burned after one use.

Venezuela’s booming drugs trade is so lucrative that traffickers reportedly burn smuggling planes after using them just once

Venezuela's military and political elites are reportedly profiting off the drug trade while the rest of the country battles a humanitarian crisis.

Bernie Sanders slams Nicolas Maduro as a failure, but won’t support a US military intervention in Venezuela

"At the end of the day, I think what you want in one of the largest countries in Latin America is free and fair elections."
Police in the Nordeste de Amaralina slum complex in Salvador, Bahia State, March 28, 2013.

3 big reasons it’s so hard to tell just how violent the world’s most violent cities are

It's clear that countries in Latin America have high levels of violence. Putting an exact number on that violence is harder to do, however.

Democratic Socialists of America officially endorse Bernie Sanders for 2020 as the ‘only socialist’ in US history with a ‘serious ch...

"Sanders is...the only socialist in American history with a serious chance of winning the presidency."
A protester stands on a burning barricade during a demonstration by the "yellow vests" movement in Paris, France, March 16, 2019.

12 stunning photos from this week’s news

This week's news included stunning shots from the campaign trail, political unrest, and power blackouts in Venezuela.

American Airlines has suspended flights to Venezuela after the State Department warned US citizens should stay out of the country

American Airlines said it won't fly to countries it doesn't consider to be safe and will suspend daily flights to Caracas and Maracaibo, Venezuela.

Venezuela’s falling oil supply is a major ‘challenge’ to global energy markets

A major advisor to energy producing nations has suggested that the continued fallout from Venezuela could present a "challenge" for global oil markets.
A still of a Twitter video that shows black tap water in San Diego, northern Venezuela, on Wednesday.

People in Venezuela are sharing videos of taps running with black water after a crippling 1-week power outage

Residents of San Diego, Carabobo, filmed the water and jokingly referred to it as "oil." Venezuela is entering the seventh day of a major blackout.