Freedom of the press

Venezuela releases detained journalists working for Spanish news agency

Authorities are preparing to deport two Colombians and a Spaniard who were held on Wednesday in Caracas as they were covering the crisis for EFE

AMERICAS

Viral video of Venezuelan president with Turkish celebrity chef sparks outrage

Nicolás Maduro has been criticized after images emerged of his visit to the restaurant of “Salt Bae” in the midst of his country’s deepening food crisis

AMERICAS

With no end to crisis in sight, Caracas businesses shut down in droves

There were 80,000 establishments 15 years ago, and half that amount today, say industry leaders

Food scarcity

Venezuelans going to bed hungry as food crisis deepens

People are skipping meals and missing out on vital nutrients because of the persistent shortages