White House Calls for Transitional Government in Venezuela

After U.S. prosecutors filed drug-trafficking and money-laundering charges against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro last week, the Trump administration on Tuesday announced a plan to form a transitional government in the South American country that would see Maduro step down.

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Maduro Fires Back at ‘Racist’ Trump After Drug Charge

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro stood defiant in the face of a $15 million bounty by the United States to face drug trafficking charges, calling Donald Trump a “racist cowboy” and saying he is ready to fight by whatever means necessary should the U.S. and neighboring Colombia dare to invade.

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Border Wall’s Toll on Landowners Recounted at House Hearing

For five generations, Nayda Alvarez’s family has owned the land where she has made a home in the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas. It’s nearly time for Alvarez, a teacher of 22 years, to retire there, but a battle for eminent domain being waged against her by the federal government has made that future uncertain.

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