Currently browsing tag

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio’s Catholic University speech shows the debate over conservatives’ future is going to be bitter and fierce – The Washington Post

American conservatives are finally debating how to respond to the challenge President Trump’s ascendancy poses for their future. The blowback over Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) recent speech at Catholic University shows that debate is going to be bitter and fierce. Rubio’s talk explored what he called “common-good capitalism.” He argued that the …

Why a Coup Is Unlikely in Venezuela | The New Republic

The Trump administration clearly wants one. But the people don’t, and neither the military nor neighboring countries are interested in making one happen. For the first two years of his administration, Donald Trump couldn’t seem to decide what country he wanted to invade and overthrow more. One day Iran was …

Jailed Venezuela activist dispels rumors of health emergency

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez rushed to Caracas’ military hospital late Wednesday seeking information on her husband after a report on social media said he had been taken there with a medical emergency — a scare that proved to be wrong. “Please, can …

OAS pushes Venezuela to engage in dialogue as tensions flare

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Organization of American States urged Venezuela’s government and opposition to settle their differences through dialogue Tuesday, backing off from threats to suspend the socialist-run country and providing President Nicolas Maduro some short-term relief as he struggles to rescue the polarized nation from crisis. The …

Venezuela shuts off CNN in Spanish after criticizing story

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government pulled CNN in Spanish from the nation’s airwaves on Wednesday, shutting off the news channel after officials angrily criticized a report alleging the country’s diplomats sold passports to members of a Middle East terror group. The National Telecommunications Commission announced it initiated sanctions because …