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Wall Street Journal: No MLB players to Venezuelan league

Major League Baseball will not allow its players to play in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League this coming winter while determining how to follow the Trump administration's new economic sanctions on Venezuela, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing several people familiar with the matter.

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.

Chevron could be forced out of Venezuela after 100 years

Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's national oil company has been sanctioned by the Trump administration.

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced

More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of refugees and displaced people to an all-time high.

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

Tensions rise between Pompeo and Bolton

As national security adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo jockey for influence amid a variety of pressing international concerns, including Iran, North Korea and Venezuela, there is growing tension between the two men, four people familiar with the matter say.