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Venezuela, joining Cuba, has become the second country in the Americas rated Not Free by Freedom House. If left unaddressed, its humanitarian crisis could prompt large-scale migration.
Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the Venezuelan government’s grave, systematic harassment of Judge Maria Lourdes Afiuni.
In response to Venezuelan electoral officials suspending a referendum to unseat President Nicolas Maduro, Freedom House issued a statement.
The Venezuelan government continues its harrassment and persecution of opposition leader Lester Toledo with his most recent arrest.
Freedom House helps citizens defend their rights against government abuses in several countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.