June 19, 2021

Fears of Venezuelan migration crisis in Trinidad

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From Caribbean News Now PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — In the face of growing political unrest in Venezuela, a large number of Venezuelan immigrants living in Trinidad are concerned that the continued violence may spill-over into Trinidad and result in an immigration crisis. Approximately 15,000 Venezuelans are residing there and as the social upheaval continues […]

OAS calls on the region to defend democracy in Venezuela

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From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — The secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, on Saturday called on the countries of the region to take “concrete actions to defend democracy in Venezuela” after the Venezuelan National Electoral Council (CNE) suspended the process of the collection of signatures to convene a […]

Venezuela electoral council obstructionist and biased, says OAS secretary general

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From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — The secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, said on Friday that Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE, for its initials in Spanish) is “obstructing a constitutional right and acting with a clear political bias” in announcing the rules and the timetable that will govern […]