State violence in Venezuela

UNITED NATIONS ― In a stunningly stark report on the political and economic conditions in Venezuela, the U.N.’s Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet outlined a troubling litany of continuing human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings, and economic privations characterizing the besieged … Read More

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela, center left, meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, center right.CreditCreditPool photo by Maxim Shemetov MOSCOW — In his toughest moments, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has turned to Russia for support. When the United … Read More

Lindsey Graham proposes invading Venezuela to oust Maduro

Graham believes the threat of an invasion could check what he says is Cuban influence in the country. A rally for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó. Edilzon Gamez/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), a close ally of President Donald Trump, suggested … Read More

Venezuela braces for more protests as Maduro clamps down

Opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for nationwide rallies to protest against arrest of deputy speaker Edgar Zambrano. National Assembly VP Edgar Zambrano (L) was arrested by intelligence services [File: Reuters] Venezuela is bracing for another day of nationwide protests following the … Read More

US, Russia Vie Over the Future of Venezuela

The crisis in Venezuela is only getting worse by the week. And with Russian backing, it looks less likely that dictator Nicolas Maduro will step aside. Ana Quintana of The Heritage Foundation explains what’s at stake, and what’s going on. … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 3 May 2019

Greetings from Tyler,           Sorry there was no Update last week.  If there had been, it would have told of the wonderful crowd we had for the events surrounding the Passover (Lord’s Supper) and the First Day of Unleavened Bread.  … Read More

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