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State Dept. considers redirecting Central American aid to Guaido

A State Department spokesperson confirmed to CNN Wednesday that the State Department is looking to redirect some funding originally designated for the Northern Triangle -- Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador -- to embattled Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido.

They risked everything, now Venezuela's military defectors are lost

Fernando Díaz left his job, his family and his home to join a movement to bring down the government of Nicolás Maduro. Now, the former Venezuelan National Guard sergeant sounds hopeless -- and angry. He's fed up with waiting for the revolution to come, and there's fatigue i

US suspends flights to Venezuela

The US Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday that it is suspending "all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela" indefinitely.

Trump admin seeking to get money to Venezuela's Guaido

The Trump administration is looking for ways to financially bolster Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has been recognized by the US as the country's interim president, with an influx of cash, which could involve freeing up frozen assets or loans.

Pompeo says military action in Venezuela 'possible'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated Wednesday that US military action in Venezuela is an option in the wake of this week's violent protests, despite military officials and experts casting doubt on the prudence of such a move.

Tensions mount in Venezuela as Guaidó seeks return to country

The four men in green walk calmly down the street, to gentle clapping from the people around them. They appear to be defectors, shown on a video posted to social media from Wednesday in the town of Herran, Colombia. While CNN has not been able to verify the video, the scene is now a common one in Colombia, from a steady drip of Venezuelan soldiers that have given themselves over to Colombian immigration officials over the past week. As of Thursday, an astounding total of 567 had defected.

Pence: It's time for action against Maduro

Vice President Mike Pence said the US will impose additional sanctions on Venezuelan leaders and pledged more aid to the region as he called on nations to do more to confront embattled President Nicolas Maduro's government.

Pence to meet with Venezuelan opposition leader in Colombia

US Vice President Mike Pence will meet with Venezuela's self-declared interim president and opposition leader, Juan Guaido in Bogota, Colombia Monday, following a weekend of violent clashes along Venezuela's borders with Colombia and Brazil.

Pompeo says more sanctions on Venezuela to come

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States would take further action to pressure embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after several people were killed in clashes with the country's military blocking humanitarian aid from entering the country.