Philip Reeves

Philip Reeves appears in the following:

U.S. Directs Blame At Cuba For Guaidó's Failed Military Uprising In Venezuela

Sunday, May 05, 2019

The Trump administration is blaming Cuba for propping up Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.


Venezuelans Show Up In The Thousands To Protest Against Maduro

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Thousands of protesters rallied in Venezuela after the country's opposition leader Juan Guaido called on his supporters to return to the streets to oust President Nicolas Maduro.


News Brief: Barr Refuses To Testify, Venezuela, Julian Assange

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Attorney General Barr is refusing to appear before a hearing scheduled on Thursday before the House Judiciary Committee. Also, an update on unrest in Venezuela and Julian Assange's extradition case.


Venezuela Clashes Continue As Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Calls For Uprising

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Opposition leader Juan Guaidó urged Venezuelans to take the streets in an effort to oust President Nicolás Maduro. This comes after one person was killed and scores were wounded in Tuesday's violence.


Political Crisis In Venezuela Escalates

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he is in the final phase of a plan to oust Nicolás Maduro. Maduro's officials say they are successfully putting down a coup attempt.


Venezuela's Maduro Faces Mounting Pressure To Quit, Yet He Persists

Monday, March 25, 2019

The U.S. has hit Venezuela's oil sector and government associates with sanctions and has rallied behind opposition leader Juan Guaidó, yet President Nicolás Maduro persists.


Venezuela's Prolonged Power Struggle Over Who's In Charge Continues

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Eight weeks ago, opposition leader Juan Guaido told a crowd that he's the rightful president, and not Nicolas Maduro. The U.S. agreed — as did many other countries. Yet Maduro is still in power


Venezuela Musician Hopes Change Is On The Way To His Embroiled Country

Friday, March 15, 2019

As Venezuela's economy collapses, a musician once successful enough to live a life of privilege now wanders a hotel lobby playing the saxophone for an inattentive audience.


Update On Venezuela's Blackouts

Thursday, March 14, 2019

In Venezuela, oil production and exports have been disrupted by the political and economic crisis that has caused massive blackouts and supply shortages.


U.S. Pulls Remaining Staffers Out Of Its Embassy In Venezuela

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Venezuela's political crisis — pitting President Maduro against the country's opposition leader — continues against the backdrop of a worsening humanitarian crisis and a massive power outage.


Much Of Venezuela Is Without Electricity As Blackout Continues

Monday, March 11, 2019

Venezuela's blackout continued into its fifth day, heightening frustration for people already living with food and medicine shortages. Hospitals are struggling and communication networks are patchy.


Power Outage Paralyzes Venezuela Amid Political Crisis

Saturday, March 09, 2019

Six weeks into Venezuela's political crisis, life is getting more difficult. Food and medicine are harder to find and a day-long power outage left doctors operating by cellphone light.


Venezuela Suffers Largest Blackout In Years After Being Hit With Sanctions

Friday, March 08, 2019

Venezuela is suffering one of the country's largest electricity outages in years. The nationwide blackout comes after sanctions stripped President Nicolas Maduro's embattled administration of cash.


In Venezuela, Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Returns Despite Risk Of Arrest

Monday, March 04, 2019

Protesters took to the streets in Venezuela in support of opposition leader Juan Guaidó, after he risked arrest in returning to Venezuela having traveled outside the country despite a court-ordered ban.


Juan Guaidó To Return To Venezuela After Tour Of Latin America

Monday, March 04, 2019

Venezuela's opposition leader plans to return to the country. The U.S. and more than 50 countries have been pressing for him to be the next president, but the current president won't resign.


Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Sets Deadline For Maduro To Allow Aid In

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó led mass protests Tuesday, demanding the right to take control as interim president. Amid deepening economic chaos, Nicolás Maduro clings to the presidency.


Venezuela Runs Short On Power And Fuel

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Oil-rich Venezuela could run out of gasoline in just a couple of weeks, as U.S. sanctions bite and their refinery capacity shrinks. If that happens, this would paralyze the already crippled economy.


Venezuela's Embattled President Nicolas Maduro Clings To Power

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

President Nicolas Maduro still has some loyal supporters. But many foreign nations recognize Venezuela's opposition leader as the country's legitimate interim head of state.


Thousands Of Venezuelans Take To The Streets To Protest Ongoing Political Crisis

Sunday, February 03, 2019

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets to oust President Nicolas Maduro. A day after the latest protests, Maduro remains defiant.


Venezuela's Guaido Calls For Nationwide Protests To Oust Maduro

Saturday, February 02, 2019

In Venezuela, opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for nationwide protests aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro is asking his supporters to come out in counterprotest.