1. Study finds Venezuela criminal enterprise is blunting effects of U.S. sanctions  Miami Herald
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A report prepared by the National Defense University and Washington-based IBI Consultants, argues that Nicolás Maduro essentially leads a political-criminal enterprise that has siphoned billions from Venezuela’s economy.A report prepared by the National Defense University and Washington-based IBI Consultants, argues that Nicolás Maduro essentially leads a political-criminal enterprise that has siphoned billions from Venezuela’s economy.

Venezuela has become state-run criminal enterprise, study argues | Miami Herald

Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building for a debate.Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building for a debate.

“Maduro continues to shut down the voice of the Venezuelans. We urge the international community to support Interim President Guaidó’s call for a peaceful democratic transition, & to stand with the people of Venezuela calling for Maduro to relinquish power. https://t.co/LOyMUsMR0s”

John Bolton on Twitter: "Maduro continues to shut down the voice of the Venezuelans. We urge the international community to support Interim President Guaidó’s call for a peaceful democratic transition, & to stand with the people of Venezuela calling for Maduro to relinquish power. https://t.co/LOyMUsMR0s"

“Their families fled Spain for Venezuela. To escape Maduro, they’re returning again. - The Washington Post https://t.co/2jidYaaKks”

Borja Echevarría on Twitter: "Their families fled Spain for Venezuela. To escape Maduro, they’re returning again. - The Washington Post https://t.co/2jidYaaKks"

“Maduro, just now: “Jorge Rodriguez is not in Venezuela. He is engaged in a very important mission abroad.” https://t.co/LRNdIi3OFG”

Luc Cohen on Twitter: "Maduro, just now: “Jorge Rodriguez is not in Venezuela. He is engaged in a very important mission abroad.” https://t.co/LRNdIi3OFG"

“Great visit to #Colombia this week. I was able to meet with Colombian President @IvanDuque, celebrate the @USAID-funded land titling pilot project, meet with Venezuelans fleeing #Maduro's tyranny, and speak at #Concordia19. Thank you for the warm welcome! https://t.co/URygYCW8yt”

Mark Green on Twitter: "Great visit to #Colombia this week. I was able to meet with Colombian President @IvanDuque, celebrate the @USAID-funded land titling pilot project, meet with Venezuelans fleeing #Maduro's tyranny, and speak at #Concordia19. Thank you for the warm welcome! https://t.co/URygYCW8yt… https://t.co/loKpaxlOIO"

About 90 percent of Venezuelans support military action to save their country.About 90 percent of Venezuelans support military action to save their country.

There’s Only One Hope Left for Venezuela | The National Interest

Venezuelan oil production is in freefall while Putin is reportedly open to dropping his support for Maduro, meaning the end may well be in sight for Venezuela’s embattled PresidentVenezuelan oil production is in freefall while Putin is reportedly open to dropping his support for Maduro, meaning the end may well be in sight for Venezuela’s embattled President

Putin Could Cut His Loss As Venezuelan Oil Output Nosedives | OilPrice.com

Analyzing 76 total media articles of the “elite” press from January 15 to April 15, 2019, Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting could find not one voice that opposed Trump’s regime plans in Venezuela.Analyzing 76 total media articles of the “elite” press from January 15 to April 15, 2019, Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting could find not one voice that opposed Trump’s regime plans in Venezuela.

US Media Coverage of Venezuela Reaches All-Time Low

The oil-rich countries backed by socialist governments have overseen a long economic meltdown.The oil-rich countries backed by socialist governments have overseen a long economic meltdown.